Van Gogh playing it by ear

  Pardon the pun in the title but I couldn’t resist. On December 23  1888, Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh, suffering from severe depression, cut off the lower part of his left ear with a razor while staying in Arles, France.He later documented the event in a painting titled Self-Portrait with Bandaged Ear.   Van Gogh andContinue reading “Van Gogh playing it by ear”