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Van Gogh and Absinthe

Although the Dutch postimpressionist Vincent Van Gogh is now highly acclaimed, he received little recognition in his lifetime. Instead, he lead a difficult life which included depression, bizarre psychiatric symptoms, and finally suicide. Van Gogh’s difficult life –with all its romantic and tragic elements — has been the focus of much medical speculation. His unusual […]

Absinthe and Art

Many famous artists and writers have used absinthe for inspiration. Listed here are the famous absinthe users and various artworks inspired by absinthe.