Ladies in art history have some fabulous hats. And I must have them. Clearly.
In my case, it’s a resounding yes. Truth be told I cry in almost every animated movie, so it’s not exactly hard to move me. But I have felt like a bit of a weirdo when I’m crying at a gallery.
The winds in Arles can blow up to 80 kilometres an hour (or 50 mph). These ferocious winds are known as le mistral. Some people say it drove Vincent van Gogh to cut off his own ear.
Vincent van Gogh wrote to his brother, Theo, about Le Mistral and how it affected his work. Continue reading “Arles: Vincent van Gogh and a Villanelle”