Vincent Van Gogh: Tormented Tortured Transfixing Artist

 

Born today Vincent Van Gogh

Who suffered mental stress and woe.

In “Starry Night” one sees this clear,

In  his self-portrait sans an ear.

I put my heart and my soul into my work, and have lost my mind in the process.

Vincent Van Gogh

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Filed under: art, Pop Culture, psychology

Tags: 1853-1890

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  • A great artist, for sure. Thank you, AW!

    I wondered about his love for chrome yellow (and its toxic effects) and found this article that claims he also took digitalis, and drank absinthe---www.medgadget.com/2005/12/the_effects_of.html

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    THAT IS THE PHOTOGRAPH VINCENT USED AS HIS MODEL TO CREATE HIS SELF-PORTRAITS!
    vangoghfoto.com

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