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Detail of Vincent van Gogh’s The starry night (1889)

 ”Looking at the stars always makes me dream. Why, I ask myself, shouldn’t the shining dots of the sky be as accessible as the black dots on the map of France? Just as we take the train to get to Tarascon or Rouen, we take death to reach a star.”


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10 facts you should know about Vincent van Gogh
1. Vincent van Gogh was born on March 30, 1853, in Holland. He was named after his grandfather and his stillborn brother who died one year before Van Gogh was born.2. Van Gogh was 27 years old when he painted his first piece.3. When Van Gogh first began painting, he used peasants as models. He would...
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