🌷🌷🌷WELL BEAUTIES, YOU KNOW HOW WONDERFUL ARE MEMORIES ABOUT AMSTERDAM AS WONDERFUL THE QUOTE BY VAN GOGH 😙
It is not the language of painters but the language of nature which one should listen to, the feeling for the things themselves, for reality is more important than the feeling for pictures. -Vincent van Gogh
On my last full day in Amsterdam I visited the Van Gogh Museum and emerged two hours later feeling that I’d just encountered the part of myself that knows what it means to be an artist with a pressing need to draw and paint the world. I felt a kinship to this strange man who loved the common people, the miners, the potato eaters, and celebrated that love through his painting. . .kinship with his need to get out of the studio into the beauty and harshness of nature to try to find its “language”.
Afterwards the trees outside the museum seemed to have stepped right out of his paintings, and I sat to ponder…
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