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
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
"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.
"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.