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Wednesday, March 30, would have been Vincent van Gogh's 164th birthday.
Did you know that van Gogh almost never became a painter? Or that he had a tumultuous bromance with fellow painter Paul Gaugin? Celebrate the remarkable – and tragic – life of this legendary artist with 10 Things You Might Not Know About Vincent van Gogh.
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Veduta della Catena, 'the chain map', by Francesco Petrini and Raffaello Petrini, takes its name from the padlocked chain that frames the image. The painting unlocks 15th Century Florence, showing us how the city would have looked hundreds of years ago.
Take a virtual tour of Florence – then and now – in this new online exhibit from Palazzo Vecchio Museum.