Vincent van Gogh was a Post-Impressionist artist who lived in the late 1800s. Although you may not know exactly who he is, you know his work. His infamous wave-like Starry Night is one of his more familiar masterpieces. Van Gogh’s paintings of nature and everyday objects captivate our minds and imaginations; drawing us into their world. His techniques, moods, themes, and use of color make him a unique and individual artist.
The Starry Night is an oil on canvas painting by impressionist painter Vincent Van Gogh. The whirling clouds in the sky create movement and directs the eye of the viewer around the painting. The fluid lines and curving shapes of the clouds create a flow throughout the sky, which takes up most of the painting. The dark colors seemingly represent an expression of emotion. Even the stars and the crescent moon,