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Volume 2 - No. 2  2014


The Arts

What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything? - Van Gogh


A Word in Your Ear - by Caroline Jenner

A  living replica of Vincent van Gogh's ear grown using genetic material from one of the Dutch artist's relatives has gone on display at the Centre for Art and Media in Karlsruhe, Germany.

What are the established facts - if any - behind the story of van Gogh's self-mutilation and subsequent suicide?

A brief description of the life and influence of one of the world's best-known artists who only managed to sell one painting in his own lifetime.