How Do You Summarize Van Gough's Starry Night

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A few years back, I went to the St. Louis Art Museum with my father. While there I got to witness a replica of Van Gough’s Starry Night. I was in awe of the beautiful way he used lines, patterns, motions, and colors to create this painting. In chapter two of A World of Art By: Henry M. Sayre we learn about interpretation of art, and how one piece of artwork can be seen many ways. Starry Night is no different; many believe that it shows Van Gough’s struggle with illness, which is expressed in the dimness of the night. However, some believe that he is trying to convey the comfort and hope he felt looking out into the night with the warm glow of the city lights. Another interesting fact about this painting is the pattern that Van Gough used on

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