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. […]