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
36 pictures
  • 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
36 image entries
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