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Thursday, 7 August 2014


Saint Remy hospital where Van Gogh stayed

Whilst visiting Avignon we stopped off in St Remy de Provence, a lively sunny town flanked by plane trees.It was here where Van Gogh spent one year, one week and one day of his final years. The purpose of which was to seek medical help for his probable frontal lobe epilepsy at the saint_paul asylum.
Passing the very same subject matter he did was surreal. Looking at his work , many pieces
spoke to me, even through his gauche manner. It reinforced my belief that an artist must have an emotion to convey.

Here is a view on leaving the hospital,