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"The Starry Night" Van Gogh’s and Science Mysteries





  CREATIVITY & DISRUPT
“The Starry Night”
Vincent Van Gogh’s & Science Mysteries
BY MARIA POPOVA VIA BRAINPICKINGS.ORG


On Van Gogh's birthday, the fluid dynamics of his "Starry Night" – a  fascinating look at how his masterpiece illuminates the scientific  mysteries of movement and light “In a period of intense suffering, Van Gogh was somehow able to perceive and represent one of the most supremely difficult concepts nature has ever brought before mankind. In 1889, inspired by a famous astronomical drawing that had been circulating in Europe for four decades, Vincent van Gogh (March 30, 1853–July 29, 1890) painted his iconic masterpiece “The Starry Night,” one of the most recognized and reproduced images in the history of art. At the peak of his lifelong struggle with mental illness, he created the legendary painting while staying at the mental asylum into which he had voluntarily checked himself after mutilating his own ear. But more than a masterwork of art, Van Gogh’s painting turns out to hold astounding clues to understanding some of the most mysterious workings of science. Read now How Vincent Van Gogh’s Masterpiece Explains the Scientific Mysteries via Brainpickings.org

 
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