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Vincent: The Full Story

Vincent: The Full Story is a three-part documentary series presented by Waldemar Januszczak, exploring Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh's life and his paintings in a chronological order from his birth to death. The first part of the series retraces van Gogh's early life from his birth to his masterpiece, Sorrow, a nude study of Sien Hoornik. The second part explores van Gogh's life and works in 1880s, from his settlement with Sien in The Hague, through Nuenen where he painted Potato Eaters, to Arles. And the third and final part tells a story of Vincent van Gogh's life and his paintings for the last three years from Arles to suicide. The final part contains what most people know about Vincent van Gogh: 1) he cut off his left ear, 2) he painted sunflowers, and 3) he went mad.

Vincent: The Full Story - Part 1
This episode retraces van Gogh's early life from his birth to his masterpiece, Sorrow, a nude study of Sien Hoornik.

Vincent: The Full Story - Part 2
This episode explores van Gogh's life and works in 1880s, from his settlement with Sien in The Hague, through Nuenen where he painted Potato Eaters, to Arles.

Vincent: The Full Story - Part 3
This episode tells a story of Vincent van Gogh's life and his paintings for the last three years from Arles to suicide: ear incident, asylum, and suicide.


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Vincent van Gogh
This is a collection of eBooks and films of the Post-Impressionist Vincent van Gogh, a Dutch artist whose work had a far-reaching influence on 20th-century art.
Van Gogh: Painted with Words
This is a BBC drama-documentary presented by Alan Yentob, about the story of Vincent Van Gogh, with dialogue sourced from his own words.
Simon Schama's Power of Art - Van Gogh
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The Great Artists: The Post-Impressionists - Van Gogh
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The Private Life of a Masterpiece - Vincent van Gogh: Sunflowers
Perhaps the most reproduced of all 19th century paintings, The Sunflowers has a story that lies at the crux of the complex relationship between Van Gogh and Paul Gauguin.
Great Artists with Tim Marlow - Van Gogh
This film tells the tortured tale of Van Gogh, featuring some of his works such as The Potato-Eaters, Self-Portrait with Bandaged Ear, and Wheatfield with Crows.