Vincent van Gogh
Vincent Willem van Gogh was a Dutch Post-Impressionist painter who is among the most famous and influential figures in the history of Western art.
Born: March 30, 1853, Zundert
Died: July 29, 1890, Auvers-sur-Oise, France
On view: Van Gogh Museum, Musée d’Orsay, MORE
Periods: Realism, Post-Impressionism, Modern art, Impressionism, Japonism, Pointillism, Neo-impressionism
Siblings: Theo van Gogh, Wil van Gogh, Cor van Gogh, Elisabeth Duqesne Van Gogh, Anna Cornelia van Gogh, Vincent Van Gogh
Education: Royal Academy of Fine Arts (1886–1886), Willem II College (1866–1868)
Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.
If you hear a voice within you say ‘you cannot paint,’ then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.
For my part I know nothing with any certainty, but the sight of the stars makes me dream.