Vincent Van Gogh was the ultimate tortured artist. Although so very talented, he was never recognized in his own time, and indeed lived a poor, hard life. Even his, arguably, magnum opus depicts a scene from a mental institution. Despite this, he managed to create some of the most beautiful paintings in art history, which make hearts and eyes sing for centuries. The Dutch painter would no doubt be so thrilled and excited to know how much we love his paintings. One of the most popular and most celebrated is "Starry Night". Click on any of the red stars to discover fascinating facts about this terrific painting.