Tag: Van Gogh

The Descent of Van Gogh

The Descent of Van Gogh

I think I first fell in love with Van Gogh because of Don McLean’s song Vincent. Certainly I didn’t fall in love with the man himself; he was not, by any means, a paragon. Yet who wouldn’t fall in love with someone who inspired¬†such lyrics 

Europe for the Heartbroken: 7 Perfect Places for Healing from a Broken Heart (2/7)

Europe for the Heartbroken: 7 Perfect Places for Healing from a Broken Heart (2/7)

(This may or may not be based on personal experience.) -2- Amsterdam * Sometimes the best way to deal with depressing life events is to wallow in it until you’re just sick of feeling sad. And since misery loves company, why don’t you go to 

Brilliance and Darkness

Brilliance and Darkness

* The brilliance of Vincent Van Gogh is palpable in his paintings. Literally: his exuberant brush strokes give his canvasses a rough, passionate texture. This and his often riotous use of color lead many people to believe he was an artist who painted purely on