A very simple but, cool poster by Malleus Lab. The balance and contrasting elements are perfect. The rectilinear vs organic shapes, the value changes and even the flat planes of color vs the gradient towards the bottom are all really nice.
"The Kiss" - Gustave Klimt is his most famous work. He used oil paints and gold leaf as his medium. His inspiration came from the Byzantine mosaics he saw during a trip to Italy a few years before the conception of this work.
– was an astoundingly prolific post-Impressionist who produced all of his work in 10 years, but only sold one painting in his life. While institutionalized, Van Gogh created “Starry Night,” his most famous painting, completely from memory.
Amedeo Clemente Modigliani was a brilliant Italian painter and sculptor who worked mainly in France. He is known for portraits and nudes in a modern style characterized by elongation of faces and figures.
Lust for Life by Irving Stone -- Wonderful novelized biography of Vincent Van Gogh. Irving Stone based this on the massive set of Van Gogh's "Complete Letters," and evinces Van Gogh's talent and torment convincingly and evocatively.