Home PageArticolo rivistaThe “creative-Self” in Van Gogh: the philospher’s stone, elixir of life

Rolando P.
Pubblicato nel numero: Year XXXIII January – June 2005 – Number 57
Parole chiave: Hypercompensation, Creative Self, Painting, Fictional goal

The “creative-Self” in Van Gogh: the philospher’s stone, elixir of life

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Summary.  The Creative-Self guides the “law of individual movement” and takes the genius to supercompensate his own physical and cosmic exiguity which is due to the untimely presentiment of death for the usurped life to the dead brother. To find the meaning of life beyond the same life was the fictional goal of Van Gogh.

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