The dark and tormented life of Vincent van Gogh
Van Gogh epitomized the tortured genius
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One of the most famous and popular painters of all time, Vincent van Gogh’s art has come to define Post-Impressionism. Indeed, his style helped revolutionize how the world views art. But even if he was a groundbreaking artist, his life was marked by poverty, loneliness, rejection, and mental illness. Having only sold one painting in his lifetime, he largely considered himself a failure.
Intrigued by this fascinating figure? Then click on to learn more about one of history's most compelling artists.
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