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How has Frieze Los Angeles impacted the city’s art scene?

Plus, Angelica Kauffman at London’s Royal Academy and Matthew Wong’s response to a lost Van Gogh

Kindred spirits: Van Gogh and Matthew Wong come together in Amsterdam show

The exhibition at the Van Gogh Museum will highlight the shared aesthetics and sensibilities between the two artists—while also making clear what sets them apart

Van Gogh Museum dismisses four staff members over alleged misconduct during wildly popular Pokémon exhibition

One of the employees is accused of embezzling a box of specially produced Pokémon cards, according to local media reports

Van Gogh and Gauguin’s little cat

The playful creature—painted while the artists were living in the Yellow House—has crept out of hiding after more than 100 years

Van Gogh exhibitions coming up in 2024, a blockbuster and a surprise

London’s National Gallery will top the bill, with a spectacular display of paintings from Provence

Van Gogh’s astonishingly bold painting of the church at Auvers, now on show in Amsterdam

The picture exudes spirituality, but after the artist shot himself, its priest refused to help bury him

Why is Van Gogh so popular?

An in-depth interview with the director of the Van Gogh Museum, Emilie Gordenker, on its 50th anniversary

Ten essential artworks to see in Amsterdam

Heading to the Vermeer blockbuster at the Rijksmuseum? Here are some other unmissable masterpieces in the Dutch capital

London café inspired by Van Gogh seeks funding to expand its programme for vulnerable adults

Restaurant builds on the artist’s legacy by coaching people with mental health issues, disabilities and learning difficulties

Booksreview

Van Gogh’s greatest marketing machine: new book uncovers how the artist’s sister-in-law managed his legacy

"Jo van Gogh-Bonger: The Woman Who Made Vincent Famous" is an altogether apt biography for the dutiful and determined woman

Amsterdam exhibition shines light on Klimt's artistic debt to Van Gogh and contemporaries

Klimt discovered Van Gogh in 1903—and took inspiration from the Dutch painter for his early landscapes

Manicure at the Mauritshuis? Dutch museums turn into beauty parlours in protest over Covid restrictions

Initiative questions why gyms, hair salons and brothels have reopened but culture venues remain closed in the Netherlands

The astonishing survival of the farmhouse depicted in Van Gogh’s newly unveiled watercolour

Vincent’s picture of wheatstacks is coming up at Christie’s on 11 November—yours for around $25m

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Another insect discovered in a Van Gogh painting—and this time it has left behind a trail

Show opening in Dallas and travelling to Amsterdam reveals findings from three-year international research project into Vincent's olive grove pictures

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Van Gogh’s Potato Eaters: Mistake or Masterpiece?

Amsterdam museum opens exhibition on Vincent’s early painting of a peasant family gathered for a meal

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Should the art world boycott China over its treatment of Uyghur people?

Plus, Van Gogh’s final months and master printer Kenneth Tyler on Helen Frankenthaler

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Discovered: a very early photograph of the trees in Van Gogh’s final picture, painted just hours before he fired the fatal shot

On the anniversary of Vincent’s death, his picture can be seen as “a suicide note in colour”

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A Degas bought by the Van Gogh Museum sparks off an ethical debate: are female nudes OK?

The controversial pastel stars in a show of new acquisitions in Amsterdam

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New discoveries about Van Gogh’s olive grove paintings revealed in upcoming Dallas and Amsterdam exhibitions

In Provence, Vincent loved the gnarled trees with a passion that rivalled his beloved sunflowers

Going viral, the right way: what it's like running the world’s best museum social media accounts during a pandemic

We asked the people behind the Royal Academy’s Twitter, the Met’s Instagram, the Uffizi’s TikTok and the Van Gogh Museum’s Facebook account what 2020 was like for them

Treats for Van Gogh fans in 2021: exhibitions, museum openings and books

We look ahead at the events to enjoy this year—assuming coronavirus doesn't scupper them

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A brush withinterview

Bruce Nauman, Anthony Trollope and Rembrandt’s Jewish Bride: Emilie Gordenker on her biggest cultural influences

The art historian and director of Amsterdam's Van Gogh Museum tells us about her favourite books, artists and cultural experiences

Why the Van Gogh Museum might never have existed—new research reveals how the family collection was nearly sold off

In 1911, the Kröller-Müller couple tried to acquire 200 of Vincent’s paintings and 600 drawings

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A separated pair: the story behind Van Gogh’s famed empty chairs

An insight into what the two paintings reveal about Vincent's life with Gauguin in the Yellow House

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Did alcohol withdrawal really cause Van Gogh’s mental crises?

Vincent was allowed 42 units of wine in the asylum—three times more than today’s recommended limit

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New book solves the mystery of Van Gogh's lost harmonium portrait

Vincent scrunched up a study for a second portrait of Marguerite Gachet, the daughter of his Auvers doctor

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