The Tragedy of Van Gogh

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Multimedia Details Title: The Tragedy of Van Gogh
Creator: Zoie and Ila
Submitted By: Dennis Brickell, Morgan County Board Of Education, Morgan County

Eva School, Morgan County Board of Education


This podcast tells about Van Gogh's life and death using examples of his work.


Length: 01:14
Content Areas: The Arts
Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:
AED (4) Visual Arts
6. Compare different interpretations of the same subject or theme in art.
Example: landscapes by Impressionist and Hudson River School artists
AED (7-12) Visual Arts: Level IV
6. Interpret expressive intentions and purposes in selected works of art based on intrinsic and extrinsic conditions.
Example: looking at Vincent Van Gogh's The Night Café and reading his letter to Theo about his intentions in creating the painting
AED (7-12) Visual Arts: Level IV
8. Analyze artists' choices in order to interpret meanings, ideas, attitudes, views, and intentions in works of art.
Examples: choice of media, subject matter, signs, symbols, source of inspiration