Happy Birthday Vincent van Gogh!

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Vincent van Gogh was born on March 30, 1853 in Groot-Zundert, Netherlands.
Vincent van Gogh went to art school at the Royal Academy of Art.
Vincent van Gogh was part of the following art movement: Abstract Expressionist
Vincent van Gogh’s most famous painting is Starry Night painted in June 1889.


Three facts about Vincent van Gogh:
1. Van Gogh had a younger brother named Theo whom he wrote many letters to throughout his life.
2. Van Gogh only sold one painting during his lifetime.
3. After an argument with his painter friend, Paul Gauguin, Vincent cut off part of his ear.
Vincent van Gogh died on July 29, 1890.
Quote: “The only time I feel alive is when I am painting.”


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