The Rabbit Room | Art Stories: The Failure of Van Gogh’s The Starry Night

Artists have a tendency to be perfectionists and in being so they sometimes remain in the limits of their own doubts. What makes their work truly beautiful and timeless is the passion to keep trying and keep expressing, through all the doubts and fears. That’s what people connect with, for generations and generations to come. The art and the artist who is honest with his or her own humanness and the unrelenting need to feel, connect and express.

Van Gogh considered The Starry Night to be a failure. The stars were too big. Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890) painted The Starry Night from an asylum in Saint-Rémy, during the daytime, from memory, on…

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