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Inspired by Van Gogh

Van Gogh's distinctive style lies in the fact that art was his lifeline during his psychologically tormented existence. Even though art wasn't enough to necessarily save his mind, the painter proved that he could depict the depths of his psyche and troubled existence through his paint brush. His career has been punctuated with religious, ethical and psychological crises, and yet he still developed an extraordinary style and regularly demonstrated new artistic advancements.

Born into a family of art dealers, Vincent Van Gogh was destined for a life in art. However, he was quickly dismissed from his first job at the Boussod and Valadon Gallery in Paris. This drove him to explore what would be another big aspect of his life: theology and spirituality. The artist turned to religion in order to confront his malaise, and although his plan to become a priest never materialised, this experience held a considerable place in his both his existence as a painter and in his paintings. Through painting, Van Gogh found what he sought in his theological studies: an outlet for his aspirations and anxieties. He used art as a way to liberate himself spiritually and psychologically, where his works reflect his life and the most intimate corners of his mind.


Even though Van Gogh painted one of his masterpieces The Starry Night whilst at an asylum in Saint-Rémy de Provence, his paintings are a lot more than a mere reflection of his delicate mental state. They are the works of a true genius, who drew inspiration not only from personal experience but also Japanese Prints. Provence was a mini Japan for Van Gogh, particularly the region of Alres, where he dreamt of creating his “Atelier du Midi" (Workshop of the Midi region in France) in his yellow house. Amongst the Impressionist painters only Paul Gauguin agreed to join him, resulting in the infamous fight that led Vag Gogh to cut off his own earlobe. Despite the outlet provided through painting and the huge support received from his brother Theo, the artist struggled greatly from this moment forward. This would result in not only being institutionalized but also in his tragic suicide. Even though he is known today a one of the most important figures of Impressionism alongside Paul Cézanne, Edgar Degas, Camille Pissarro, Claude Monet or Auguste Renoir, the one-eared painter only sold one painting during his lifetime: The Red Vineyards near Arles.


Ignored, misunderstood and rejected by his contemporaries, Van Gogh unknowingly turned the art world upside down. His portfolio consists of more that 850 paintings to date and has had a colossal influence on painting. Many talented artists even now, follow the footsteps of this great master or rework his famous paintings. In this selection, Artsper introduces you to the incredible legacy and influence left by Van Gogh that changed the history of art forever.

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Robert Combas, Hommage à Van Gogh, Guitar Flying, Sculpture

Robert Combas

Hommage à Van Gogh, Guitar Flying, 2008
43.3 x 18.5 x 9.8 inch
Sculpture

$9,588

Pierre Wuillaume, Terrasse de l'Illustre, Painting

Pierre Wuillaume

Terrasse de l'Illustre, 2016
15.7 x 15.7 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$439

Franck Mugnie, Ballade en Provence, Painting

Franck Mugnie

Ballade en Provence, 2015
11.8 x 11.8 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$173

Gad Berry, Kate Moss, Van Gogh, Print

Gad Berry

Kate Moss, Van Gogh, 2018
27.6 x 27.6 x 0.8 inch
Print

$2,310

Erica Dornbusch, Riotous Spring Fling, Painting

Erica Dornbusch

Riotous Spring Fling, 2018
24 x 35.8 x 1.6 inch
Painting

$1,144

Pieter Briels, Magnolia, Painting

Pieter Briels

Magnolia, 1994
27.6 x 39.4 inch
Painting

$1,097

Anthony Lister, Marilyn Van Gogh Sunflowers HPM (Purple Edition), Print

Anthony Lister

Marilyn Van Gogh Sunflowers HPM (Purple Edition), 2018
35 x 26.8 inch
Print

$594

Gabriel Pena, Zonnebloemen, Painting

Gabriel Pena

Zonnebloemen, 2018
48 x 48 x 1 inch
Painting

$20,000

Rosemary Coyler, Provencal Harvest, Painting

Rosemary Coyler

Provencal Harvest, 2018
15.7 x 20.1 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$2,772

Mila Mayer, Imperial I, Photography

Mila Mayer

Imperial I, 2011
11.8 x 17.7 x 0.4 inch
Photography

$1,444

Huang Hsi Chun, The Night, Print

Huang Hsi Chun

The Night, 2017
8.3 x 11.4 x 0.8 inch
Print

$126

Louis Magre, Provence V, Painting

Louis Magre

Provence V, 2016
23.6 x 28.7 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$1,918

Spaco, Vincent Van Gogh replay, Painting

Spaco

Vincent Van Gogh replay, 2017
16.9 x 11.8 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$185

Robert Séguin, Sunny Fields 7, Painting

Robert Séguin

Sunny Fields 7, 2018
24 x 24 x 1.6 inch
Painting

$866

Alexander Daniloff, A la recherche de Van Gogh, Painting

Alexander Daniloff

A la recherche de Van Gogh, 2014
19.7 x 14.2 x 0.1 inch
Painting

$601

Sax Berlin, Young Vincent, Painting

Sax Berlin

Young Vincent, 2016
29.9 x 24 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$5,198

Our recommendations Adeline Spengler, Instant, Photography

Adeline Spengler

Instant, 2013
23.6 x 23.6 x 1.2 inch
Photography

$1,957

Bernard Pras, 152 - Van Gogh, Photography

Bernard Pras

152 - Van Gogh, 2013
41.7 x 31.5 x 1.2 inch
Photography

$5,776

Joaquim Falcó, Manhattan, Painting

Joaquim Falcó

Manhattan, 2015
39.4 x 39.4 x 2 inch
Painting

$1,502

Véro Cristalli, Tainted Love, Painting

Véro Cristalli

Tainted Love, 2016
19.7 x 19.7 x 0.4 inch
Painting

$566

Gwenaël Bollinger, Soleil au vent, Photography

Gwenaël Bollinger

Soleil au vent, 2014
19.7 x 19.7 x 0.4 inch
Photography

$624

Olga Novokhatska, Arbre en fleurs, Painting

Olga Novokhatska

Arbre en fleurs, 2018
27.6 x 39.4 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$2,195

Pierre Wuillaume, Ruelle la nuit, Painting

Pierre Wuillaume

Ruelle la nuit, 2016
23.6 x 11.8 x 0.4 inch
Painting

$665

Janusz Szpyt, Beach at night - Posidonia, Painting

Janusz Szpyt

Beach at night - Posidonia, 2009
7.9 x 9.8 inch
Painting

$578

Janusz Szpyt, Leopard's - banes, Painting

Janusz Szpyt

Leopard's - banes, 2015
19.7 x 9.8 inch
Painting

$1,617

Tanguy Mendrisse, Paris la nuit, Photography

Tanguy Mendrisse

Paris la nuit, 2018
11.8 x 19.7 x 0.1 inch
Photography

$127

Véronique Lecoq, Provence, Painting

Véronique Lecoq

Provence, 2019
11.8 x 11.8 x 0.4 inch
Painting

$173

Rose-Agathe Steiner, Loving Siri Red Apple, Painting

Rose-Agathe Steiner

Loving Siri Red Apple, 2016
25.6 x 21.3 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$913

Hayvon, Spirale Night abstrait pop art, Painting

Hayvon

Spirale Night abstrait pop art, 2019
18.1 x 21.7 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$230

Andrzej Borowski, Sunflowers from Petite Meyfrenie, Painting

Andrzej Borowski

Sunflowers from Petite Meyfrenie, 2018
15.7 x 11.8 inch
Painting

$1,617

Philippe Sainte Fauste, The Prince of Sunflowers, Drawing

Philippe Sainte Fauste

The Prince of Sunflowers, 2018
3 x 6.3 x 0 inch
Drawing

$289

Our recommendations Bertrand Noël, Dix fois Leos Carax - L'envers du décor, Photography

Bertrand Noël

Dix fois Leos Carax - L'envers du décor, 2014
35.4 x 53.1 inch
Photography

$2,426

Iszchan Nazarian, Van Gogh, Painting

Iszchan Nazarian

Van Gogh, 2009
43.7 x 48 inch
Painting

$1,502

Spiktri, Sculpture street art Van Gogh Gangstart, Sculpture

Spiktri

Sculpture street art Van Gogh Gangstart, 2017
29.1 x 23.2 x 4.3 inch
Sculpture

$5,776

Iszchan Nazarian, Van Gogh, Painting

Iszchan Nazarian

Van Gogh, 2009
42.9 x 37.8 inch
Painting

$1,386

Iszchan Nazarian, Van Gogh's last days, Painting

Iszchan Nazarian

Van Gogh's last days, 2009
43.3 x 48 inch
Painting

$1,848

Nadia Heart, Sunflower, Print

Nadia Heart

Sunflower, 2018
23.6 x 19.7 x 0 inch
Print

$288

Skepa, Les tournedos, Painting

Skepa

Les tournedos, 2019
31.9 x 25.6 x 1.6 inch
Painting

$2,024

Dominique Leroy, Paquerette pour Ayrton Senna. Zeltweg. Autriche. F1, Photography

Dominique Leroy

Paquerette pour Ayrton Senna. Zeltweg. Autriche. F1, 1987
27.6 x 35.4 x 0.8 inch
Photography

$1,733

Phil Van Badmeat, Van Gogh tribute Starry night over the Rhône, Painting

Phil Van Badmeat

Van Gogh tribute Starry night over the Rhône, 2017
19.7 x 27.6 inch
Painting

$19,638

Stefan Georgiev, By Night, Painting

Stefan Georgiev

By Night, 2008
39.4 x 39.4 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$1,675

Phil Van Badmeat, Van Gogh tribute Starry night over the Rhône, Painting

Phil Van Badmeat

Van Gogh tribute Starry night over the Rhône, 2018
19.7 x 27.6 inch
Painting

$19,638

Agnieszka Mazek, View II, Print

Agnieszka Mazek

View II, 2005
7.9 x 4.5 inch
Print

$231

Ivan Russev, Spring, Painting

Ivan Russev

Spring, 2017
19.7 x 23.6 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$1,848

Marc Weksler, Champs de colza, Painting

Marc Weksler

Champs de colza, 2017
19.7 x 27.6 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$1,444

Yves Brayer, Le mas aux amandiers, Print

Yves Brayer

Le mas aux amandiers, 1984
22 x 29.9 inch
Print

$1,559

Antoine Favre, Centrale nuit, ambiance jaune et verte, Painting

Antoine Favre

Centrale nuit, ambiance jaune et verte, 2016
36.6 x 51.2 x 2 inch
Painting

$3,465

Véronique Durruty, Un signe de Van Gogh, Photography

Véronique Durruty

Un signe de Van Gogh, 2011
23.6 x 35.4 x 0 inch
Photography

$1,733

ClockWork Cros, Paragon Clock: Van Gogh, Sculpture

ClockWork Cros

Paragon Clock: Van Gogh, 2017
4.3 x 3.1 x 0.8 inch
Sculpture

$500

Jean-Pierre Chatelet, Les tournesols d'après Vincent Van Gogh. Sunflowers after Vincent Van Gogh., Painting

Jean-Pierre Chatelet

Les tournesols d'après Vincent Van Gogh. Sunflowers after Vincent Van Gogh., 2016
24 x 19.7 x 1.6 inch
Painting

$2,772

Maitree Siriboon, Van Gogh Buffalo , Photography

Maitree Siriboon

Van Gogh Buffalo , 2015
23.6 x 35.4 inch
Photography

$2,137

Our recommendations Gaspard Mitz, The Dream, Sculpture

Gaspard Mitz

The Dream, 2018
7.9 x 11.8 x 2.4 inch
Sculpture

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