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All those in Washington D.C. New show: "Van Gogh's Masterpieces from
Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam" At the National Gallery of Art in D.C.
October 4-January 3, 1999
At the L.A. County Museum of Art from Jan. 17th- April 4th, 1999
Wowee!!! Wish I could go.
> gregjuli wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > Whenever I teach about Van Gogh of course the question about the ear
> > comes up.
> > I have always read and even heard in a video about him that he cut the
> > ear lob due to his anger over being rejected by another woman. Well
> > this year while checking out art books at our local library, I came
> > across a book by Robert Cummings called "Great Artists". He says that
> > Van Gogh cut his ear because of an argument with Cezanne. Which is
> > correct? I wrote the publisher and she said the author would be
> > responding shortly. That was back in mid August! I did further
> > research and still find the story about the woman. Can anyone set me
> > straight? I want to give the students the right story.
> > MaryB
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