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‘Lock him in a motel & he’d do something astonishing’: Hockney on the genius of Van Gogh

23 February 2019

9:00 AM

23 February 2019

9:00 AM

Being in the south of France obviously gave Vincent an enormous joy, which visibly comes out in the paintings. That’s what people feel when they look at them. They are so incredibly direct. I remember in some of his letters Vincent saying that he was aware he saw more clearly than other people.

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