Vincent Van Gogh

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    March 30, 2017   BY  

    Every schoolchild knows that Vincent Van Gogh cut off his ear. The bloody event occurred on Dec. 23, 1888. But how much he sliced away (the entire ear, a chunk of his earlobe, or a mutilation in between) and why has been argued about ever since. Continue reading

  • March 20, 2015   BY  

    Opening Saturday, “Van Gogh, Manet, and Matisse: The Art of the Flower” traces the evolution of the floral still life genre from the late 18th century to the early 20th century, in the first major U.S. exhibition of it’s kind. It features 65 masterpieces from more than 30 artists including Henri Matisse, Edouard Manet, Paul Cézanne, and Vincent Van Gogh. Continue reading

  • September 9, 2013  

    In other news Monday, Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny demanded a recount of Sunday’s election for Moscow mayor. Navalny came in second to Sergei Sobyanin, an ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin. Also, a long-lost painting by Vincent van Gogh was rediscovered after being stored in an attic in Norway for six decades. Continue reading