Posted at 09:10 on Saturday 9 July 2011
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Reblogged from disconnorr
/ Originally by silencing-judy-deactivated20110
Van Gogh is the finest painter of them all. Certainly the most popular great painter of all time. The most beloved. His command of colour, the most magnificent. He transformed the pain of his tormented life into ecstatic beauty. Pain is easy to portray but to use your passion and pain to portray the ecstasy and joy and magnificence of our world. No one had ever done it before. Perhaps no one ever will again. To my mind, that strange, wild man who roamed the fields of Provence, was not only the world’s greatest artist, but also one of the greatest men who ever lived.
Oh my Jesus Christ. Best episode and best quote of Doctor Who. Ever.
Literally brings tears to my eyes every time.