Facts about Vincent van Gogh
The story of Vincent van Gogh's life is as dramatic as it gets in the world of art. Although his famous paintings are rich with bright colors and whimsical scenes, van Gogh suffered from several mental illnesses throughout his life that left him cripplingly anxious and often depressed. His short, but spectacular, career gave birth to the post-Impressionist movement and left the world with more than one iconic piece of art. To learn more about the man behind the art, keep reading.