Van Gogh Van Gogh was a Dutch Artist. He was born in Holland. He had one brother name Theo. They were very close. Van Gogh was an impressionist artist. Van Gogh was mentally ill. His paintings sell at auction for more money than any other artist. Van Gogh was lonely, depressed and sick. He poured all of himself and his emotions into his paintings. His artwork is known for the bright colors and the swirling brushstrokes. 1853-1890
www.wpclipart.com Van Gogh got into a fight with his only friend, artist Paul Gaughin, and he felt so bad that he cut off the lower part of his ear lobe. He painted a self- portrait with his ear bandaged after this happened.