Van Gogh | Portraits of the Artist
CHANNEL | BBC 2
FIRST BROADCAST | 26 June 1980
DURATION | 10 minutes 30 seconds
Filmed on location at the Kroller-Muller Museum, just outside Amsterdam, this edition of 'One Hundred Great Paintings' sees David Hockney appraise 'Cafe Terrace at Night' by Vincent van Gogh. Hockney examines Van Gogh's use of light and colour, with specific reference to the different hues of yellow he employed.
The life and work of Vincent van Gogh in pictures.
A programme for schools on the life and art of Van Gogh.
How did a lost art treasure end up in a junk shop?
Paul Harris looks at Van Gogh's 'Sunflowers'.
David Hockney discusses a painting by Van Gogh.
How is Van Gogh's depression revealed in his self-portraits?
Van Gogh's 'Sunflowers' breaks records at Christie's.
Why are Van Gogh's paintings fetching such high prices at auction?
Why are Van Gogh's works thought to be so good?
Matthew Parris examines the last letter from Van Gogh to his brother.
Graham Reid discusses a painting of his grandfather by Van Gogh.
Frank Delaney investigates Van Gogh as a self-mutilator.
Rolf Harris paints a self-portrait in the style of Vincent van Gogh.
How a painting of 'The Tiger Man' links Van Gogh with Scotland.
A lost painting by Van Gogh surfaces in Athens.
Who cut off Van Gogh's ear?
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