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Did you know that this glow-in-the-dark bicycle path is made of thousands of special stones that charge themselves in the sun and light up in the dark? The path is inspired by Starry Night and can be found in Vincent van Gogh's old hometown Nuenen.

Starry Night bicycle path inspired by Van Gogh

Did you know that this glow-in-the-dark bicycle path is made of thousands of special stones that charge themselves in the sun and light up...
Did you know that dairy brand Friesche Vlag adorned their cartons of coffee creamer with Dutch classic paintings?

Dutch classic paintings on the shelves

Did you know that dairy brand Friesche Vlag adorned their cartons of coffee creamer with Dutch classic paintings?  From left to right: Children of the Sea...
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Van Gogh’s fascination with nature

Did you know that although Vincent van Gogh had an extraordinary fascination with nature and painted vineyards, cornfields, olive trees and poppies but he...
van Gogh tulip

Van Gogh never painted a single tulip in his life

Did you know that Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890) never painted a single tulip in his life, but still there's a tulip named after the...
Vincent van Gogh The Bedroom

Vincent van Gogh’s personal favorites

Did you know that 'The Bedroom' was one of Vincent van Gogh's personal favorites among 'The Potato Eaters' and 'Sunflowers'?
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Rediscovery of early work by Van Gogh

Did you know that a Dutch art dealer could not believe his luck when he rediscovered an early work by Vincent van Gogh? Van...
Van Gogh sunflowers

Van Gogh’s sunflowers around the world

Did you know that five of Vincent van Gogh's paintings of sunflowers can be found around the world in museums in Amsterdam, Munich, London,...
Did you know that Vincent van Gogh made as many as seven sketches of the Roosdonck windmill (built in 1884) in Nuenen while he lived there from 1883 to 1885? However, he refused to paint this windmill as he simply disliked new buildings.

Vincent van Gogh refused to paint windmill

Did you know that Vincent van Gogh made as many as seven sketches of the Roosdonck windmill (built in 1884) in Nuenen while he...
The Van Gogh House in Nieuw-Amsterdam is the only public accessible building in the Netherlands where the master painter has lived and worked. You can visit Van Gogh's room. His bed is still in the same place, his art supplies and paint are ready for use. It looks like Van Gogh left for a walk and may come back any time soon.

Van Gogh House in Drenthe

On 11 September 1883 Vincent van Gogh takes a train from The Hague to Drenthe. His brother Theo sent him money for the train...
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Van Gogh’s language skills

Did you know that painter Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890) not only spoke Dutch but also taught himself French and English?