The Vincent van Gogh Family Tree

We often have a significant amount of historical knowledge of famous people, like Vincent van Gogh. Then again, like the "Fractured Fairy Tales" of the "Rocky & Bullwinkle Show", even the life of Mr. van Gogh can be fractured. Lampooned perhaps. After all, everyone enjoys a good pun now and then.

Vincent van Gogh's Family Tree

After much careful research, it has been discovered that the artist Vincent van Gogh had many relatives. Among them were:

His dizzy aunt: Verti Gogh

The brother who ate prunes: Gotta Gogh

The brother who worked at a convenience store: Stopn Gogh

The brother who bleached his clothes white: Hue Gogh

The cousin from Illinois: Chica Gogh

His magician uncle: Wherediddy Gogh

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His Mexican cousin: Amee Gogh

The Mexican cousin's American half brother: Grin Gogh

The nephew who drove a stage coach: Wellsfar Gogh

The ballroom dancing aunt: Tan Gogh

The bird lover uncle: Flamin Gogh

His nephew psychoanalyst: E Gogh

The fruit loving cousin: Man Gogh

An aunt who taught positive thinking: Wayto Gogh

The little bouncy nephew: Poe Gogh

A sister who loved disco: Go Gogh

And his niece who travels the country in a van: Winnie Bay Gogh

Artist Quotes

"I dream my painting, and then I paint my dream." ~ Vincent Van Gough.

"Good artists copy. Great artists steal." ~ Pablo Picasso.

"A picture is a poem without words." ~ Horace.

"Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time. ~ Thomas Merton.

"Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up." ~ Pablo Picasso.


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"Art is the only way to run away without leaving home" ~ Twyla Tharp.

"Art is never finished, only abandoned." ~ Leonardo da Vinci.

"Love of beauty is taste. The creation of beauty is art." ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson.

"Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep." ~ Scott Adams.



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