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A mentally disturbed artist who, among other things, created amazing and somewhat trippy art, cut his own ear off for his lover, helped bring forward the impressionism era of art and screamed at people.
Vincent van Gogh once shot himself in the chest, then walked home and smoked a pipe. Like a fucking boss
by Xeras February 02, 2012
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a sudden illness experienced on January 20, 2021 when you can’t go into work because you must celebrate the the swearing in of President Joe Biden & Vice-President Kamala Harris signaling the end of the 1460 day hostage situation otherwise known as the Trump Presidency & the defeat of the Potatriot Uprising of January 6, 2021.
I couldn’t go in Wednesday. I had the inauguvirus
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1853-90
A dutch artist who while happy in childhood became grim, impoverished, melancholic and difficult-but he painted works that are now among the world's best known, best loved, and most expensive.

He came late into his artistic vocation, after years of unfulfilling careers, failed love affairs, poverty, and spiritual crises. His obsessive letters to his devoted brother, Theo, which often explain work in detail, formed the source material for the quickly emergent cult that continues to grow around him.

His style was self-taught, instantly recognizable, he used paint straight from the tube and applied it as thick as furrows. He distorted form and color in order to express inner feelings, moving away from the reproduction of literal visual appearances toward a symbolic and expressive synthesis.
Vincent van Gogh ranks with Cezanne and Gauguin as the greatest of the Post-Impressionist artists.

"Portrait of Dr. Gachet" an oil painting by Vincent van Gogh sold in 1990 for $75 million dollars.
by EmpressDaphne August 25, 2009
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