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Dec 23, 1888: Van Gogh Chops Off Ear

On this day in 1888, Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh, suffering from severe depression, cuts off the lower part of his left ear with a razor while staying in Arles, France. He later documented the event in a painting titled Self-Portrait

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Michelangelo’s The Last Judgment

↑ Grab this Headline Animator Perhaps the most famous modern work of art to be censored is The Last Judgment by Michelangelo. A fresco on the alter wall of The Sistine Chapel in Vatican City; it took four years to

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