The Bedroom by Vincent Van Gogh, 1889.
“It’s a sad story, but we’re trying to make it human,” says [Gloria Groom, of the Chicago Art Institute]. “There’s such a sensationalized story around Van Gogh. It’s always the struggling artist, the artist with emotional issues, the artist who kills himself. What I think comes out is that he really was a person. We wanted to show that universal quality: Everyone wants a room of their own.”
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