Van Gogh Vincent Van Gogh, the post-Impressionist artist, is the most famous and well-renowned of all modern Dutch painters.
He started painting in his last ten years of life, however failed to sell any of his nine hundred paintings during his life.
It is this movement that keeps the viewer engaged and involved in the painting.
(Thomson, 2008) There is a small town below the hills of the horizon and a peaceful essence is conveyed from the structures.
The clouds of gas encircling the star are similar to the swirling patterns used by van Gogh in this painting.
' Starry Night' is regarded as the most famous images in modern cultures.
Vincent absorbed most of their methods and started developing his distinctive way of art.
He changed his brushwork and his vision became less traditional while his tonalities lighter.
It shows a typical moonlit scene in Saint-Remy asylum's neighborhood where he stayed for more than a year during his last period of life.
It is pertinent to mention that a comparison of Starry Night has been made to a photograph of a star branded as V838 Monocerotis that was taken in 2004 by the Hubble telescope.