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(The Impressionists, Neo-Impressionists & Pointillists?) C.Yourpersonal assumptions about artifacts of this sort and why they existD.
Question 1:Why do you think Van Gogh created this painting? What was he trying to express?Question 2: Was Van Gogh trying to make a new statement about how an artist should present his ideas going forward? Was Van Gogh expressing his dislike of the previous Impressionistic Period?Question 3: Did Van Gogh want to become the leader of a new Art Movement or did he just want to be more expressive emotionally in his own paintingC.How yourvalueshave shaped and are shaped by your expression and that of othersQuestion 1: What do I spend my time and or money on? What are my priorities for my money and time? Question 2: What activities do I engage in that show others what I value? E.The relationship between the possible intent of the creator and your own interpretationof its meaningF.Question 1: Did Van Gogh intend for the viewer to be frightened by his painting or illuminated by it? Did Van Gogh choose the colors for a reason? What influenced his choice of colors? Was his use of heavy strong brushstrokes intended to send a message to the viewer? Question 2: Was Van Gogh painting what he saw or was he expressing his own emotion s in thedepiction of the view from the window? Question 3: Do I bring my own experiences with my society and culture into my interpretation of each new painting I view?VII.Speculate on how you would go about answeringthese questions. For instance, what sorts of things would you study about these kinds of artifacts and their contexts that might begin addressing these questions?- The Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam and its resources.- Other Museums throughout the world who have his work in their collections.-History & Art Textbooks There is credible history recorded on the wars and political unrest, as well as the correlating Art Movements throughout the later Nineteenth century Europe. -Biographies on Van Gogh.-Published Theses and dissertations on Van Gogh and the Art Movements surrounding his style.-Documentaries and recordings that tell about the personal strengths & weaknesses of