Although Van Gogh sold only one painting in his life, the aftermath of his work is enormous. Starry Night reproduction is one of the most well known images in modern culture as well as being one of the most replicated and sought after prints.
From Don McLean's song 'Vincent' (Starry, Starry Night) (Based on the Painting), to the endless number of merchandise products sporting this image, it is nearly impossible to shy away from this amazing painting sale.
There are actually several main aspects that intrigue those who view this image, and each factor affects each individual differently.
In later posts, let's talk about Edgar Degas.