Latest Vincent Van Gogh Stories

2011-07-21 09:16:00

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The art web site www.bandagedear.com has surveyed more than 700 Internet users, asking them to rate artworks from one to five stars.

2011-04-04 21:15:00

Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (SERS) reveals invisible colors in art masterpieces.

2011-03-23 13:05:00

LISSE, Netherlands, March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mrs. Bettina Wulff, spouse of the President of the Federal Republic of Germany, has officially opened the 62nd edition of the world famous international flower exhibition Keukenhof. Accompanied by her husband Mr.

2011-02-14 14:45:00

Scientists have identified why the bright yellows in Vincent van Gogh's paintings have turned brown.

2010-09-28 17:14:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Deanna Petherbridge, the well-known British artist and writer, announces dates for her U.S. book tour for The Primacy of Drawing: Histories and Theories of Practice, recently published by Yale University Press with support from the Metabolic Studio.

2010-08-12 06:00:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The Museum of Modern Art today announces that the MoMA App is now available on the App Store.

2010-05-14 10:19:00

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The Albuquerque Museum of Art & History (www.cabq.gov/museum/) will open the doors to a special exhibition on Sunday, May 16th when the works of famed Impressionists like Renoir, Manet, Cezanne, van Gogh, Pissarro and Monet will be on display.

2010-02-16 07:45:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Apache Corporation (NYSE, Nasdaq: APA) today announced that oil production has commenced at the Van Gogh development in Production License WA-35-L in the Exmouth Basin, offshore Western Australia.

2009-09-29 07:47:54

Vincent van Gogh cut off his ear. Sylvia Plath stuck her head in the oven. History teems with examples of great artists acting in very peculiar ways. Were these artists simply mad or brilliant? According to new research reported in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, maybe both.

2009-05-05 09:40:27

A new book suggests Dutch artist Vincent Van Gogh lost his ear in a scuffle with fellow painter Paul Gauguin outside of a brothel. It has long been believed the mentally ill Van Gogh cut off his own ear in 1888.

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  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).