Vincent van Gogh

“What others has diagnosed as mental sickness,
Vincent thought was an illumination,
a new vision of what art could be,
a revelation of heaven here on earth.”
Simon Schama (The Power of Art, BBC)


Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890)
Self-portrait from 1889 (Musée d’Orsay)

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Wheatfield with Crows, July 1890 (Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam)

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