26 Dec 2018

Van Gogh, the famous painter and his museum in Amsterdam

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Van Gogh, the famous painter and his museum in Amsterdam

Van Gogh, one of the most famous painters in Western history. He created thousands of painting arts that take a very important role in Amsterdam tourism. All this led to the creation of a famous museum in the name of this talented artist.

The art museum keeps the amazing painting arts of Van Gogh and his contemporaries in Amsterdam, in Netherland. To learn more about Van Gogh and his incredible talent, take a look at the information bellow.

About Van Gogh

Van Gogh was a very talented artist, well known for his incredible art works in Netherlands. He was born 30 March 1853 and died at the age of 37. The artist has left a very remarkable trace in Northwester Europe. He is a serious and thoughtful child and was really interested in cultural arts since his childhood.

The main works of Van Gogh are paintings, drawings and letters. He was very quick at painting and used to work seriously when drawing. He started by using watercolors while painting as a child. So he was supported by his parents and continueed to exploit his amazing talent during his lifetime.

About van Gogh Museum

This is considered as the museum which has the largest collection of artworks in the world. It also takes the first place in Amsterdam with million visitors every year. The museum was created on 2 June 1973 in South Amsterdam, in Netherlands. It is a combination of two buildings, which are Rietveld building and Kurokawa wing.

It is a very big treasure trove which aims to keep the best painting arts of Van Gogh, his artist friend's works and his contemporaries in Amsterdam. If you want to visit this museum, you have to order your tickets online because tickets are no longer sold at the museum itself.

Van Gogh painting arts

Van Gogh focused on painting and drawings. Most of his collections include landscapes, still life, portraits and self-portraits. They inspire thousand visitors during the exhibitions and allow them to experience the old days of this talented artist. Here are among the best paintings and drawings by Van Gogh that you might see while visiting the museum:

  • The yellow house (the street)
  • Garden with courting couples
  • Landscape with a stack of Peat and Farmouse
  • Gate in the Paris ramparts
  • The Rock of Montmajour with Pine Trees
  • The Langlois bridge
  • Still Life with Earthenware and Bottles
  • Self-Portrait as a Painter
  • Basket of Potatoes
  • The De Ruijterkade in Amsterdam

Making a plan to Amsterdam and discovering the beautiful arts

If you are planning to travel to Amsterdam, choose the right travel agency that can help you manage your flight, your accommodation and your rental car for the tour. Opodo is the best choice for those who want to take a safer and more comfortable trip.

Opodo is an online travel agency that allows you to book your flight and your hotel online. All you have to do is go to Opodo's website to learn more about their variety of services and products.