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2011-02-14 14:45:00

Scientists have identified why the bright yellows in Vincent van Gogh's paintings have turned brown.

2010-02-16 07:45:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Apache Corporation (NYSE, Nasdaq: APA) today announced that oil production has commenced at the Van Gogh development in Production License WA-35-L in the Exmouth Basin, offshore Western Australia.

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2009-05-05 09:40:27

A new book suggests Dutch artist Vincent Van Gogh lost his ear in a scuffle with fellow painter Paul Gauguin outside of a brothel. It has long been believed the mentally ill Van Gogh cut off his own ear in 1888.

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2008-07-31 09:45:00

A new technique allows pictures which were later painted over to be revealed once more.

2008-07-30 18:00:06

European scientists reportedly have used new technology to reconstruct a portrait of a peasant woman Vincent Van Gogh painted then covered with another work.

2007-11-18 00:00:00

Whybrow, director of the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA, presented van Gogh's life as a case study to a packed auditorium of Kern Medical Center staff Wednesday.

2006-07-09 05:07:37

By Ian MacKenzie EDINBURGH (Reuters) - When Scottish art dealer Alexander Reid returned from Paris with two paintings by Vincent van Gogh, his father berated him for bringing such "atrocities" home and sold them to a French dealer for five pounds ($9) each.

2006-04-27 09:45:30

By Christopher Michaud NEW YORK (Reuters) - Paintings by Picasso and van Gogh, whose works have set world price records, lead the annual spring art sales at New York auction houses Sotheby's and Christie's starting next Tuesday.


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