Vincent Van Gogh

Arles France Tourist Information and City Guide

Vincent Van Gogh created some of his most spectacular paintings in and around Arles France.

One of the artist's most admired works was painted at a mental institution.  It is shown in this photograph:

Vincent Van Gogh in Arles
Painting by Vincent Van Gogh in Arles France

Van Gogh's painting "Starry Night Over the Rhone" was painted on the Rhone riverfront in Arles.

Starry Night later became the theme for a popular song written and sung by the American singer Don Mclean.  The following video provides an overview of Van Gogh's work and apparent suicide near Arles:

Starry Starry Night - Don McLean

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