Van Gogh Modernized

Contest Info

  • Started: 4/4/2011 11:20
  • Ended: 4/7/2011 17:00
  • Level: advanced
  • Entries: 36
  • Jackpot:
  • FN Advanced 1st Place $5
  • FN Advanced 2nd Place $3
  • FN Advanced 3rd Place $2
  • FN Advanced 4th Place $1
Van Gogh Modernized
Contest Directions: The 158th birthday of one of the most famous artists of all time, Vincent Willem van Gogh, occurred last Wednesday. The Dutch Post-Impressionist artist who produced some of the world's priciest masterpieces spent his life as not a wealthy man. After trying careers as an art dealer, teacher, and even a preacher, Van Gogh became a self-taught artist at the age of 27 and produced over 2000 paintings in his life time, the most famous ones in his last two years. Ironically his art was unpopular at the time; Van Gogh hardly sold any of his works during his own life, and lived as a "starving artist" relying on a modest monthly income from his brother Theo.
To celebrate the 158th birthday of Vincent van Gogh, show how his art would be different if he created it nowadays. Some examples are - modernize his paintings by including modern objects, sceneries, or people; commercialize his works by turning them into advertisements for modern products; turn them into billboards, etc. These are just some ideas.

Contest Info

    • Started: 4/4/2011 11:20
    • Ended: 4/7/2011 17:00
    • Level: advanced
    • Entries: 36
    • Jackpot:
    • FN Advanced 1st Place $5
    • FN Advanced 2nd Place $3
    • FN Advanced 3rd Place $2
    • FN Advanced 4th Place $1
This gallery only contains our top 36 selections from its parent contest Van Gogh Modernized. All 36 contest pictures can be viewed here.
  • Van Gogh's College Dorm Room

    Van Gogh's College Dorm Room
  • Van Gogh Like the Simpsons

    Van Gogh Like the Simpsons
  • Bender as Vincent Van Gogh

    Bender as Vincent Van Gogh
  • Mickey Mouse by Van Gogh

    Mickey Mouse by Van Gogh
  • Modern Vincetn Van Gogh

    Modern Vincetn Van Gogh
  • Van Gogh Art Restoration

    Van Gogh Art Restoration
  • Vincent Van Gogh with an iPad

    Vincent Van Gogh with an iPad
  • Witch by Vincent Van Gogh

    Witch by Vincent Van Gogh
  • Plane Bombing a Bridge in Van Gogh Painting

    Plane Bombing a Bridge in Van Gogh Painting
  • Dual Portrait of Van Gogh

    Dual Portrait of Van Gogh
  • Old Man Creating Van Gogh Painting on Computer

    Old Man Creating Van Gogh Painting on Computer
  • Modern Van Gogh Flower

    Modern Van Gogh Flower
  • McDonalds in Van Gogh Painting

    McDonalds in Van Gogh Painting
  • Coca Cola sTruck in Van Gogh Painting

    Coca Cola sTruck in Van Gogh Painting
  • Mr Bean as Vincent Van Gogh

    Mr Bean as Vincent Van Gogh
  • Van Gogh as Gollem

    Van Gogh as Gollem
  • Modern Vincent Van Gogh in a Baseball Cap

    Modern Vincent Van Gogh in a Baseball Cap
  • Mickey Mouse and Pluto in Van Gogh Painting

    Mickey Mouse and Pluto in Van Gogh Painting
  • Van Gogh Self Portrait at the Hospital

    Van Gogh Self Portrait at the Hospital
  • The Old Sneakers by Van Gogh

    The Old Sneakers by Van Gogh
  • Modern Potato Harvest by Van Gogh

    Modern Potato Harvest by Van Gogh
  • Les Moulins a vent Rouge

    Les Moulins a vent Rouge
  • Garbage Collection in Van Gogh Painting

    Garbage Collection in Van Gogh Painting
  • The Bedroom by Van Gogh

    The Bedroom by Van Gogh
  • Home for Christmas

    Home for Christmas
  • Van Gogh Using a Laptop

    Van Gogh Using a Laptop
  • Quad Race Over the Bridge

    Quad Race Over the Bridge
  • Mafia Bible

    Mafia Bible
  • Van Gogh with a Warm Hat Painting

    Van Gogh with a Warm Hat Painting
  • Sneakers with Stars

    Sneakers with Stars
  • Unemployed Man on Subway Painting

    Unemployed Man on Subway Painting
  • Man Crying Over Broken iPhone Painting

    Man Crying Over Broken iPhone Painting
  • Smoking Kills

    Smoking Kills
  • Starry Night with Santa by Vincent Van Gogh

    Starry Night with Santa by Vincent Van Gogh
  • Portrait of The Mask

    Portrait of The Mask
  • Sad Man in Fukushima

    Sad Man in Fukushima
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