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Guess the 8-Bit Classic Van Gogh Artwork

A man has had an idea for a thing to do with his days and call art. He's taking old paintings from dead people that usually cost millions of pounds, and recreates them in a sort of modern pixel art fashion so they're cool enough for the kids to like. Read More >>

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You Can Now Sleep in This Trippy Airbnb Bedroom Based on a Van Gogh Painting

If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to see the world through the crazy eyes of very crazy Vincent Van Gogh, now you can. The Art Institute of Chicago built a life-size replica of his popular painting, Bedroom In Arles. Read More >>

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This Image of Stars Forming Looks Just Like Van Gogh’s Starry Night

The European Space Agency brings us this new image based on data from the Planck satellite. My first reaction? It looks just like Van Gogh’s best-known masterpiece, The Starry Night. And you know what? Even Google agrees me. Read More >>

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Police Finds Priceless Van Gogh Taken by Nazis Hidden in Bank Vault

Agents from the Agencia Tributaria—the Spanish tax people—announced the find of a priceless Van Gogh which disappeared from the Kunsthistorisches Institut in Vienna, Austria, about 40 years ago. Dated in 1889, the painting "Cypress, sky and field" was discovered in a safe deposit box that belonged to a fraudster. Read More >>

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The Stunningly Beautiful Touchscreen Version of Van Gogh’s Starry Night Is Now an iPad App

We were hoping that Petros Vrellis could turn his mesmerising touchscreen rendition of Van Gogh's Starry Night into an iPad app and now he did. Not only do you see Van Gogh's famous painting come to life but you can interact, play around and change it if you like too. £1.49 [iTunes] Read More >>

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New Van Gogh Painting Discovered

Still life with roses and field flowers. That's the name of this unsigned painting. After nine years of intensive research, scientists have finally cracked its code using a new technique called Macro Scanning X-ray Fluorescence Spectometry. The author: Vincent Van Gogh. Read More >>

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This Touchscreen Van Gogh’s Starry Night Is So Stunningly Beautiful It Should Be Made Into an App

Petros Vrellis has turned Vincent Van Gogh's The Starry Night into an animation that changes when the user touches it. The effect is so beautiful and mesmerising that I'm now craving an app that would let me do the same. Read More >>