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Tuesday, January 5, 1999

    The Courtesan | (after Eisen) 1887
The Courtesan | (after Eisen) 1887 (Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam (Vincent van Gogh Foundation) )
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"To take the long walk through its galleries ... is to undertake a pilgrimage," wrote Paul Richard in Sunday Arts.

"Look into the eyes of his self-portraits and you see a man consuming himself in a desperate attempt to find beauty and truth and show and tell it," wrote Weekend's Hank Burchard.

» Van Gogh for It
Ten van Gogh-related alternatives for those who missed the exhibit.

» Biography of van Gogh
A brief history of van Gogh's life and times by Charles S. Moffett, former senior curator of paintings at the National Gallery of Art.

» Van Gogh Cartoon
Richard Thompson came up with things that would drive van Gogh crazy if he were alive today.

» Travel to van Gogh's Last Resting Place
The tormented painter hoped to find peace in the quiet town of Auvers, with its winding streets and red-tiled roofs. Although he didn't, you may.

» Washington Post Features

  • The debate on van Gogh's madness continues to this day.
  • A report from opening day.
  • A survival guide for museum-goers with kids.
  • The science behind the design of the van Gogh show.
  • Van Gogh's art spawned a modern culture industry.
  • What it was like waiting in line for van Gogh tickets.
  • Why does Vincent van Gogh fascinate us?

    » Other Places to See van Goghs
    A list of other places to see van Gogh's works both in Washington and on the Web.

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