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  • Redd was so far ahead of his time that he could truly be called the van Gogh of comedy.

    Cheech & Chong

  • He can reproduce van Gogh's "Sunflowers," or poke fun at pollution in "The Ottawa Beanfield Cola War."

    Dan Lybarger: An Artistic Harvest: Chris Ordal and Brad Roszell on Earthwork

  • The imaginative inquiry propelling the works of Hawking, van Gogh, religious thinkers and even the writers of Doctor Who have given us insight into our own humanity, and inform how we might learn to transcend some of the divisions that contribute to social inequality and unrest.

    Chris Stedman: Stephen Hawking's Other Insight

  • At one particularly poignant moment near the episode's end, the three of them looked up at the night sky and van Gogh exclaimed: Hold my hand, doctor.

    Chris Stedman: Stephen Hawking's Other Insight

  • Exhibition venues from Roman ruins to Baroque churches, in a city where van Gogh once flourished.

    Photographers Shoot for Arles

  • David Adam Moore, the Baritone who played Vincent on opening night there are two casts has a strong and appealing voice, but his youthful vigor makes it hard for him to consistently display the vulnerability and pathos that stalk van Gogh's sun-flower optimism and starry-night piety, qualities that Moore finds in the Borinage mining scene but does not fully capitalize on.

    Benjamin R. Barber: World Premiere of Bernard Rands' Opera Vincent at Indiana University's Jacobs School of Music

  • The logical place to begin is the Espace van Gogh, where two extraordinary exhibitions sit side by side – Mexico: Photography and Revolution and a retrospective devoted to Graciela Iturbide, an extraordinary photographer who did not pick up a camera until her 40s when her daughter died.

    Les Rencontres d'Arles 2011 – review

  • Thick, hard-won surfaces, also suggestive of van Gogh, are already crucial in these works.

    Irascible Still

  • If van Gogh in one of his sunflower moods had ever painted Student Council posters, they might have looked something like this.

    The Dark Side of Innocence

  • There are somber images, including an early Gauguin of the Seine, bleak in the snow, the river dark green, a few pedestrians hunched against the cold, dressed in black; a melancholy van Gogh of the terrace of La Guinguette cafe in Monmartre, in dark greens and browns; and a Carriere of Place Clichy at night, shrouded in a dense fog.

    David Galenson: Paris in the Time of the Impressionists

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