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Amsterdam Tattoo Museum

Amsterdam Tattoo Museum

Designed by Wytse Sterk / Published by Boomerang

Postmarked 13th April 2015, from Rene in The Netherlands, via Postcrossing

I’ve been Postcrossing for over 8 years now and I love the variety of postcards that I receive, from the mundane to the sublime. 100 more words


Loneliness and Isolation: Necessary Ingredients of Creativity?

(Vincent) Van Gogh likely had a cadre of mental issues, none of which were suitably diagnosed while he was alive. Yet what seemed to weigh heaviest on him was the inevitability of his loneliness.

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Von Gogh, Goltzius, paintings exhibition

This is a French language video about an exhibition of Dutch and Flemish paintings and drawings. These works of art are not often seen in public, as they are in a private collection, the collection Piet de Boer. 128 more words


Is Social Rejection the Key to Creativity?

On the psychology of why rejection and loneliness may be necessary evils for the creative genius 1,865 more words


“Let us keep courage and try to be patient and gentle. And let us not mind being eccentric, and make distinction between good and evil.”

Vincent van Gogh


Vincent Van Gogh (Netherlands) - Artist

 Those of us who actually went to Art History class and managed to stay awake the entire time might recognize Vincent Van Gogh (1853-1890) as one of those artists who help put the ‘e’ in eccentricity. 296 more words