The Irony of Art Prices

June 6, 2015 at 7:51 pm

Recently I copied the Van Gogh Self-Portrait at the National Gallery. I went for a “dynamic equiv­a­lence” rather than lit­eral accu­racy of details. The rea­son is sim­ple. The power of Van Gogh’s work is in its vibrancy and vital­ity. The almost hyp­notic vibrancy is achieved through his use of color. […]