Vincent van Gogh: Exploring the asylum where he made amazing paintings

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Dutch artist Vincent van Gogh is one of the most famous painters of the post-Impressionist period and several of his famous paintings were made during his confinement in an asylum.

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He voluntarily admitted himself to St. Paul de Mausole Asylum in St. Remy de Provence on May 8, 1889, as his mental health was rapidly declining.

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Photo credit: The Guardian