By the end of this month, the posthumously famed Dutch Post-Impressionist painter would have celebrated his 165th birthday. Granted, one rarely lives that long, but Vincent Van Gogh’s was cut short in his prime at the ripe age of 37 in 1890, following his years of mental illness.
More than a century later, more than 2,000 of his artworks are shared affectionately with the public, who had once shunned him out, in renowned museums around the world, such as the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam and the Musée d’Orsay in Paris.
We dabbled with the art form and re-enacted some of our favourite Van Gogh paintings that have garnered him with the title of “The Father of Modern Art” with his use of dramatic, bold colours.
Photography by Tommi / Blink Studio
Talent by Zoli / Attitude Models
Art Direction + Digital Imaging by Andrew Loh
Styling by Joyce Lim
Words by Celeste Goh
Special Thanks to Daun & Petals