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Vincent Van Gogh: Ever Yours : the Essential Letters | Vincent Van Gogh
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"There is scarcely one letter by Van Gogh which I, who am certainly no expert, do not find fascinating." ?W. H. Auden
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I went to the Van Gogh exhibit at the Houston Museum of Fine Art and, of course, came home with a book. This is absolutely on brand for me!

I‘ve not taken the protective cover off and the hotel room is dark so it‘s not the best picture. The book is very pretty. There were others I would have liked to have acquired but I have a budget that I‘m trying to stick with!

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Not quite reading related but I thought you guys would appreciate the Atelier des Lumieres Van Gogh immersive exhibition! Animations of his paintings projected all over this old warehouse, i felt like I was inside the starry night. Matt and I have been saying we‘re gonna go stargazing for about four years and I‘m counting this as finally going

Soubhiville Wow, how cool! 7mo
Freespirit This is so amazing. I would love to visit it. 7mo
JennyM That is awesome!!!! 7mo
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CarolynM Fabulous!😍 7mo
megnews 💙🌟💙💫💙 7mo
BibliOphelia I‘ve been wishing I could see that! 😍 7mo
rretzler 💕 7mo
Erofan Wow 😍 7mo
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No book reading today, but got to visit the Van Gogh exhibit at the Houston Fine Arts Museum.

hjreviews If you decide you do want to read a book on him, I found Vincent and Theo to be really good! 8mo
Maggie_Reads @hjreviews I saw that book on display in the gift shop. It looked interesting but I didn‘t buy it there because I‘m sure I could find it less expensive elsewhere. 8mo
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I know it‘s not a book but I am really so excited about my new quilt so I had to share. Vincent Van Gogh is my favorite. ❤️

jenniferajanes That‘s gorgeous! I love Van Gogh too! 9mo
Caroline2 Love it 😍 9mo
megnews I just love him! 9mo
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AnneCecilie 😍😍😍 9mo
Sarah83 I love him aswell 9mo
ElizaMarie I don‘t know how to tag a book but.... you‘d love Van Gogh‘s Letters edited by H. Anna Suh, it‘s beautiful 9mo
Butterflyamore @ElizaMarie I have Van Gogh‘s Letters but thank you! 9mo
ElizaMarie @Butterflyamore You might be the person I saw post about this book? I couldn‘t remember what Litsy pal posted about it and that got me to buy it since I love Van Gogh 9mo
Butterflyamore @ElizaMarie I‘m not sure. I think I did post about it a while ago. You might also enjoy Vincent and Theo: The Van Gogh Brothers by Deborah Heiligman. I don‘t know how to tag books here either. 🤷‍♀️ Also, if you haven‘t seen it, Loving Vincent is a beautiful movie. It‘s animated with all of his artwork brought to life! 9mo
ElizaMarie @Butterflyamore I have seen it! It was gorgeous! I keep recommending it to everyone! 9mo
Butterflyamore @ElizaMarie Oh, good! I‘m glad you‘ve seen it! What an amazing film! 9mo
Butterflyamore @ElizaMarie I just figured out how to tag a book. It‘s been right in front of our faces all along. When you go to reply to someone‘s comment, there are two little icons below your reply box on the left. The first one is for tagging books! 9mo
Butterflyamore @ElizaMarie Haha! You‘re welcome! 9mo
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#PoetryMatters #painter


One of my favorite songs ✨✨✨

gradcat That‘s from Don McLean, right? The song is titled “Vincent”? I think I remember that anyway....🤔 10mo
Cathythoughts @gradcat yes ! that‘s Don McLeans song ... and he sings it so beautifully ...✨✨✨ 10mo
erzascarletbookgasm Love this song! ❤️💫 10mo
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Kaye Beautiful. One of my favs too. 10mo
Kaye 🎶 This world was never meant for one as beautiful as you 🎶 10mo
Cathythoughts @kaye that‘s the line I love too Julie .... this world was never meant for one as beautiful as you .... ♥️♥️♥️ 10mo
Cathythoughts @erzascarletbookgasm yes ♥️♥️ 10mo
Cathythoughts @kaye I‘m sure you are Julie Kay ... ( am I right ? ) 10mo
Kaye Yep. That‘s me. You can use either name. 😊 10mo
Reggie This is nice, had never heard the song before. Went to YouTube and listened. Very pretty. And according to some this was TuPac‘s favorite song. Wow. 10mo
Cathythoughts @Reggie it‘s a good one 👍🏻♥️ 10mo
Bookishthoughts Beautiful 💜 Love this 10mo
readordierachel 💕💕 10mo
Cathythoughts @LazyDays ♥️♥️♥️ 10mo
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No book photo today as we've had an unexpected extra day in Amsterdam after our flight home was cancelled yesterday night. Here's a picture from the Van Gogh museum of a lovely painting instead. #winterwonderland @TrishB @Cinfhen

merelybookish Beautiful! 💜 11mo
TrishB How lovely 💕 11mo
Cathythoughts That‘s gorgeous 👍🏻♥️ 11mo
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Van Gogh and Manet ( love the Impressionists
Starry Night
National Gallery of Art


Tadams4 Love love Love this painting! Did this in glass mosaic last year! 2y
JoScho Van Gogh is amazing and was such a tortured soul 💙 2y
ValerieAndBooks Have you seen the movie Loving Vincent yet?! 2y
dsfisher @ValerieAndBooks No but I hope to once I get back home in May 2y
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JoScho 🙌🏼 2y
Bklover 💙💙👍 2y
tammysue 💜👍🏻 2y
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New bookmarks in the shop for those art lovers out there.


cobwebmoth Oh, I love it! 2y
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@KatisBookaholicRamblingReviews Thank you so much for the postcard and one of the coolest bookmarks I've ever seen. You're so kind and thoughtful I don't have words to thank you properly. ❤

Kati15 You are very welcome I am glad it all got there safely! 😊 2y
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#EmojiNov @RealLifeReading #palette . Don McLean‘s Song : Starry , Starry night, paint your palette blue & grey.....🎼🎼❤️❤️❤️

mangokittty There‘s a cover by Passenger and it‘s really pretty. 2y
Cathythoughts @mangokittty thanks , I will look That up 👍💫💫 (edited) 2y
Centique This song was my ear worm earlier in the week. So lovely! 2y
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Cathythoughts @Centique I love it too, 💫💫❤️ 2y
Cinfhen Lovely 🙌🏻💕💙 2y
tpixie Love the painting and the song! 2y
kspenmoll Love both- thanks for reminder of this song! 👏🏻⭐️ 2y
Cathythoughts @kspenmoll I know. Me too ,magical song 💫 2y
Cathythoughts @tpixie im the same 👍love both too. 💫💫💫 2y
erzascarletbookgasm Echoing @tpixie ...💙the song and the painting! 2y
Kaye This world was never meant for one as beautiful as you❤️❤️❤️ 2y
Cathythoughts @Kaye killer line ! ❤️ 2y
Cathythoughts @erzascarletbookgasm ❤️❤️❤️ 2y
Kaye My favorite 😊 2y
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#TuneIntoNovember #ForReadonsUnknown @Cinfhen @Robothugs : “ we sat down in the open chair. ...... but my heart it don‘t beat , it don‘t beat the way it used to”. We lose so many in this life #ForReasonsUnknown I always remember the Don McLean line “ I could have told you Vincent, this world was never meant for one as beautiful as you ❤️

Cinfhen Aww, everything about this post is 💔 2y
BarbaraBB Beautiful sentence! 2y
Cathythoughts @Cinfhen thankyou 🙏❤️ 2y
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Cathythoughts @Barbarabb it is ! From Vincent, the Don Mclean song 2y
Robothugs Sooo beautiful. Perfect for this prompt. 💔💞 2y
Cathythoughts @Robothugs thankyou ❤️ 2y
Centique I love that song (Vincent) so much. I‘ll be singing it all day now you can be sure. 😂 2y
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This volume contains 265 letters that Van Gogh wrote between 1872 and 1890, mainly to his brother Theo. In his letters he writes about money and how he is always in want of more, but mostly the letters focuses on painting techniques and coloring, other painters that he likes and novelists that he reads. This collection of letters is for anyone interested in art.

#LitsyPartyOfOne #LetterV for #LitsyAtoZ

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So I finally go to visit the van Gogh museum! My favourite artist! It was amazing. I enjoyed it sooo much. Things got out of hand at the museum shop!

hlgreenfield @Sarah83 I'm afraid they didn't allow photos 😥 2y
Sarah83 I thought it would be like that. Hope you had great fun. The bookmarks look pretty cool. 😉 2y
TrishB Very cool 👍 2y
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My cousin lives in Amsterdam and sent me these gorgeous book marks

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My next read. This is a collection of 265 of van Gogh's letters. I'm curious to find out what he has to say about literature, art and especially his own paintings.

I've a feeling this is going to be a reading project for the next months.