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Appetizer: Van Gogh’s Untold Journey

January 20, 2013 in Uncategorized

From the prelude:

“One could say that Vincent is a contemporary man, and his

19th century existence feels oddly familiar to anyone with an eye to read

between the lines. This is not hard to do because the late 19th century

was a world undergoing massive seismic shifts and rumblings much like

our own troubled times. Many of the same questions and doubts, that

haunted the 19th century still trouble us today. We sense the probing

and throbbing questioning and convulsive churning of minds and

hearts looking for answers. We can understand why throughout his life

Vincent sought consolation in Victor Hugo’s Les Miserables, and the novels

of Charles Dickens. We seek it in the Bible, inspirational poems, music,

and sacred works of art. Vincent’s work is both heartbreaking and moving

because it was spawned from a heart that had repeatedly been broken.” …

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