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- April 19, 2012 by DCandy03
- Favorite Piece of Art
My favorite work of art.... oh dear here we go.
My favorite piece of artwork is Vincent van Gogh: Starry Night. I'm not sure why but it has been my favorite piece for a number of reasons. I mean you can't like something generally without reason. Like I was recently told, you can't dislike something without reason. Same applies to liking something.
Starry Night for me is meaningful. I take passion and attentiveness from the painting. I also take a lot of other different things from this piece as well. The colors are calming. You aren't feeling rage when you look at this piece, you feel calm and relaxed. I start visualizing myself in the painting. It's night time, the moon is shining bright with a cool breeze blowing through the trees. The stars in the sky sparkling brightly as the town slowly goes to sleep around me.
I looked up some information on the painting and was quite surprised. I love learning the back story of things and the back story to this piece was rather interesting. Van Gogh painted Starry Night while in an Asylum at Saint-Remy in 1889.
Van Gogh's Starry Night is indeed my favorite work of art.