The Starry Night

The Starry Night, a moderately abstract landscape painting (1889) of an expressive night sky over a small hillside village, one of Dutch artist Vincent van Gogh’s most celebrated works.


Thats one of his most famous works and the one I admire the most. I went to the immersive Van Gogh experiences. His art was everywhere, even the floor to wall. If he was still alive, his mind would be blown. At the asylum, Van Gogh observed the night sky from his barred bedroom window and wrote a letter to Theo describing a magnificent view of the morning star very early one morning in the summer of 1889. Because he was not allowed to paint in his bedroom, he painted the scene from memory or possibly drawings and used his imagination for the small village that did not actually exist. not sure if it did exist or not but it was real in his head. That is enough for me.

Picture of Keenan Staffieri standing in front of The Starry Night mural.
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