Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Van Gogh, Da Vinci, and Corvettes

In reference to today's class, here are two stories from last year describing the discovery of "Sunset at Montmajour" by Vincent Van Gogh:

and a Da Vinci:

In other news, yesterday a sinkhole in Kentucky swallowed some (tangible) American Cultural Heritage:

1 comment:

  1. I love how they state that "van Goghs come out of the wood work all the time, but big ones like this are rare, because of the time period he completed it in". How can an artist like Vincent still have works being discovered? And I only call him by his first name because I read somewhere a long time ago that he preferred to be called by his first name. And I guess I wonder how much work he did that he sold away during his life time.