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Yesterday was the birthday of Vincent Van Gogh in 1853. I didn’t want to let the day pass without recognizing him. While he never achieved fame during his lifetime for his paintings, now almost everyone recognizes his works…and they are quite amazing. Click on this link to enjoy his many paintings.
I am away from the easel for a few days but have been taking some reference photos. This morning while driving in South Carolina I saw the most unusual clouds in the sky.
Why don’t you get out your hooks and join us?!
Hard to believe it was in the Fall of 2009 that I visited Arizona and then painted this when I got home. You can read about it here.
Twenty-five years ago this week the largest art heist in history took place in Boston. You may remember that I posted about it a couple of years ago. (Read that here.) I have visited the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum several times and get an eerie feeling every time I come across an empty frame.
There are many theories about what happened to the art valued at $500 million and this interesting article in Gizmodo lays out a few. Take a look here.
What do you think happened to it?