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The Starry Night

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1889: The Museum of Modern Art, New York

In a simple landscape painting, van Gogh almost completely departs from an objective view to portray a scene of swirling emotional intensity. Van Gogh's trademark coils, swirls, and waves create a sense of horizontal movement, enhanced by the swaying vertical tree and church steeple.
 
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