Thursday, December 23, 2010

I Heard, As If I Had No Ear

Today is the 122 anniversary of Vincent van Gogh's infamous severing of his own ear. Contrary to popular belief, he only cut off the lower part of his left ear. In spite of van Gogh's existense as a tortured, starving artist, his work is now highly reputed. Our Sunflower oilcloth print is reminiscent of one of his most well known paintings, "Vase With Twelve Sunflowers."

No comments: