Van Gogh

Van Gogh

by Wilhelm Uhde
     
 

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Phaidon’s classic illustrated monograph on Van Gogh, updated with an elegantly crafted design for today’s burgeoning art aficionados.

Reviving a much beloved group of artist monographs from the Phaidon archive, the new Phaidon Classics bring to life the fine craftsmanship and design of Phaidon books of the 1930s, 40s and 50s. Updated

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Overview

Phaidon’s classic illustrated monograph on Van Gogh, updated with an elegantly crafted design for today’s burgeoning art aficionados.

Reviving a much beloved group of artist monographs from the Phaidon archive, the new Phaidon Classics bring to life the fine craftsmanship and design of Phaidon books of the 1930s, 40s and 50s. Updated with a contemporary "classic" design, full color images and new introductions by leading specialists on the work of each artist, these elegantly crafted volumes revive the fine bookmaking of the first half of the twentieth century, making Phaidon Classics instant collectors’ items.

A splendid presentation of the work of Van Gogh (1853–1890), one of the best—selling artists in the world, much loved for the rough beauty, emotional honesty and bold color of his paintings. The book features Van Gogh’s most famous and familiar works – Sunflowers, Starry Night, Irises and his self—portraits – are seen anew, in stunning full color—illustrations.

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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"It wasn't until we saw these books in person that we were able to appreciate how sumptuous, smartly designed, and just plain sexy they are. Best of all are the illustrations. Each volume has 125 crisp and meticulous reproductions – the Van Gogh colors are ripe to the point of bursting." —Elle Decor

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780714832340
Publisher:
Phaidon Press
Publication date:
02/29/2000
Series:
Color Library
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
9.27(w) x 12.26(h) x 0.73(d)

Meet the Author

Wilhelm Uhde (1874–1947) was an art critic and dealer who witnessed at first hand Van Gogh’s posthumous rise to fame in the early twentieth century.

Louis van Tilborgh is Senior Researcher at the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam.

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