Starry Night Homage, Canvas Print, An Homage To Vincent Van Gogh

Starry Night Homage, Canvas Print, An Homage To Vincent Van Gogh


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The painting, "Starry Night Homage", is intended as an evocative homage to Vincent van Gogh's "Starry Night," capturing the essence of the original while adding its own distinct touches. It replicates the iconic swirling sky, infused with vibrant shades of blue and streaks of black, attempting to mimic Van Gogh's energetic and emotional brushwork. The luminous celestial bodies shine with a yellowish-white gleam, contrasting dramatically with the dark night sky.

In place of the tranquil village of Saint-Rémy-de-Provence depicted in Van Gogh's masterpiece, this image presents a more ambiguous silhouette of a town, reminiscent of a European village with gothic spires that pierce the skyline. These spires are a nod to the church tower in Van Gogh's work, even though they are less defined and more enigmatic.

A solitary figure stands in the foreground, echoing the cypress trees in the original painting that bridge the earth and sky. However, here the figure introduces a human element, creating a narrative and inviting the viewer to step into the scene. This figure is dark and featureless, which starkly contrasts with the expressive sky above, much like the dark tree in "Starry Night."

The reflection of the scene on the surface below the figure introduces a new layer that is absent from Van Gogh's work. It shows a body of water, which provides a sense of depth and serenity. The water reflects the turmoil of the sky, yet it does so with a gentle ripple, softening the tumult above and creating a tranquil counterpart. This aspect of reflection is a departure from Van Gogh's piece, which is firmly rooted in the solid ground of the Provençal landscape.

The interplay of reflection brings a meditative quality, encouraging a contemplation that is more introspective than the somewhat more outward-looking original. The figure's presence reinforces this, as they stand in solitude, perhaps pondering the same existential questions that Van Gogh might have contemplated while gazing at the stars. The figure's inclusion is akin to the presence of the viewer themselves, bridging the gap between Van Gogh's time and our own.

Overall, while it draws heavily from "Starry Night" in its structure and style, this homage introduces new elements and perspectives, offering a fresh interpretation that is intended to complement the timeless quality of Van Gogh's original work.

A perfect addition to every room! This canvas is made from a finely textured artist-grade cotton substrate which consistently reproduces image details with outstanding clarity and detail.

• 6" wide x 6" high (Perfect size for desk or countertop)
• 16" wide x 16" high [Images in the picture gallery are for this size]

Canvas specs:
• Material: Ultra smooth, 100% cotton rag canvas
• Material quality: Finely textured artist-grade cotton substrate
• Surface finish: Matte
• Cotton rag fabric weight: 400 GSM (11.80 oz/y²)

Wrapped canvas frame specs:
• Wrapped canvas frame thickness: 1.25"
• Framing quality: Beautifully finished, taut corners that give a clean and crisp look
• Hanging hardware: Attached

Ink specs:
• Canon 12-color Aqueous ink
• Acid free, archival quality

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is All-Over-Print (AOP)?

All-Over Print (AOP) is a printing method that uses dye-sublimation to print a design onto polyester. During the dye sublimation process the dye is absorbed into the fabric. Since, it is not printed on the surface, like most t-shirts, it provides for a fantastic soft-to-the-touch feel and superior breathability.

AOP is a more time consuming method than screen printing or direct-to-garment (DTG) printing, so the prices are higher and the production times are longer, but the results are most definitely worth it.

Advantages of AOP:
The design won't peel off, unlike typical screen printing.
The design is part of the fabric of the item, so it will last as long as the item does.
The intensity of color is often unmatched.

What is Giclée?

Giclée (pronounced zhee-CLAY or often gee-CLAY) is a printing process that creates a museum quality, archival print. Special acid-free, paper is printed with fade resistant ink using a state-of-the-art, large format inkjet printer.

What is a gallery wrap canvas?

Gallery wrap is a style of displaying a canvas that doesn't show any visible staples or nails holding the fabric to the wooden stretcher bars. This style of canvas is intended to be hung unframed.

What is a gallery mirror wrap canvas?

Mirrored edges (mirror wrap) is used to show the whole image on the main surface, rather than printing the edges of the image on the sides (image wrap) of the canvas frame. It is usually used when there is necessary detail on the edges of the image. Image wrap is used when the focal point of the image is in the center.

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