Series of ‘Short-lived artists’ – Vincent Van Gogh (37 years)

Vincent Willem van Gogh 30 March 1853 – 29 July 1890) was a Dutch Post-Impressionist painter who is among the most famous and influential figures in the history of art. In just over a decade he created about 2,100 artworks, including around 860 oil paintings , most of them in the last two years of his life. Van Gogh was a serious and thoughtful chi...
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Series of ‘Short-lived artists’: Yves Klein (34 years)

Yves Klein (28 April 1928 – 6 June 1962) a French artist, a pioneer in performance art, minimal art and pop art. His 3 most important individual marks in art history: the Klein Blue, painting with fire, and using naked models as 'living brushes'. Klein was born in Nice, his parents were both painters. In his teenage years he began...
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Believe in your dreams – the Writer

From an early age she wanted to be a writer. She wrote her first little 'book' at the age of 6, the second at 11. She often wrote fantasy stories which she frequently read to her younger sister. Her teenage years were unhappy. Her home life was complicated by her mother's 10 year long serious illness then death. She had a strained rela...
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Artists and artworks as channels

Imagine your last 3-5 exceptional, fantastic experience that you felt through completely. It was maybe love, success, sexual, exam, travel experience. What are the common symptoms of these? Deep/high level of emotional sensation, very strong positive feeling, being in the moment fully, complete openness, deep sense of emanating an...
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