From "Starry Night" to something even more strange

from post-impressionism to surrealism...

"In the aftermath of the 23 December 1888 breakdown that resulted in the self-mutilation of his left ear, Van Gogh voluntarily admitted himself to the Saint-Paul-de-Mausole lunatic asylum on 8 May 1889.
During this period, he produced some of the best-known works of his career, including the Irises from May 1889, now in the J. Paul Getty Museum, and the blue self-portrait from September, 1889, in the Musée d'Orsay. "The Starry Night" was painted mid-June by around 18 June, the date he wrote his brother Theo to say he had a new study of a starry sky."

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Tags: Starry Night, Van Gogh, post-impressionism, surrealism

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digipan

digipan

posted 1 year ago

Thanks!

vicky88

vicky88

posted 1 year ago

GREAT !!!