Friday, February 12, 2016

Art Institute of Chicago Recreates Van Gogh's Bedroom, Puts it On Airbnb

From Messy Nessy Chic:
What would it be like to go inside the mind of one of the most brilliant and misunderstood artists of all time? To potter around in his own bedroom, an intimate space that so inspired him? Well, if you’re curious, the Art Institute of Chicago has recreated the room in Vincent Van Gogh’s Bedroom in Arles painting and put it up for rent on Airbnb. Bookings are now open!
Did you know that there are in fact not one, not two, but three versions of Van Gogh’s bedroom painting? The first version was created in 1888 while the painter was living in his beloved “Yellow House” in the south of France; that one is now in Amsterdam....MORE