|DAY 15||A PICTURE’S WORTH 1000 200 WORDS|
VINCENT VAN GOGH, 1888
Think about it. There is somebody you know who either owns a refrigerator magnet featuring Vincent van Gogh’s Sunflowers or has a print of the painting hanging somewhere in his or her house. Am I right?
The story behind these famous flowers begins November of 1887 in Paris, France. Van Gogh wasn’t even a decade into his career as a painter, but he had already crossed paths with many of the most famous painters of the time, not the least of which was Paul Gauguin. Van Gogh and Gauguin began a professional and personal relationship that was, let’s just say, mercurial ...