Vincent Van Gogh- Irises- 1889
Vincent Van Gogh
J-Paul Getty Museum
During Van Goghs stay in the asylum at Saint- Remy, he devoted himself totally to his artwork phoning it the 'lightening director for his illness' he believed that painting was the only factor that kept him from loosing his state of mind. His painting 'the irises' was the initial completed work in the asylum, which differes from his later items as it does not demonstrate traces of tension and bad mood which will represented his thoughts and feelings regarding his condition in Saint-Remy. His build shows shiny colours, which symbolise happiness and happy emotion. The closely jam-packed elements in the picture; the deep green from the leaves, bright blue from the isises, red surface and faraway warm yellow-colored, attract a persons vision without a lack of freedom from the division of the canvas. Each area of coloring approaching symmetry contains its own characteristics with luminous styles and brush strokes.
One of the most interesting element is the mass of the green colour while using mild ideas of green from the leaves, which contrasts with the supporting red discovered along the margins of the photo. This comparison helps create a muted a harmonious relationship, which still preserves the happy and joyful richness.
The appearance of the 'Irises' drawing differs from impressionist flowers, Truck Gogh uses sincerity and precision similer to the methods used in his portraites to carefully individualize the styles and caractere of the bouquets. Each flower is portrayed with its personal individual angle of movement.
Skill critics have taken a different perspective of Vehicle Goghs painting and claim that the 'overlapping. withing flower forms supply a sense of claustrophobia and confinement' this could have been a method that Van Gogh used to present his thoughts and feelings for the asylum. An additional aspect of the painting, that many attention can be drawn to, is a lone white-colored iris on the left in the painting. Various...