A Fascinating Look at the Incredibly Challenging Life of the Incredibly Talented Vincent Van Gogh

Gina Barton and Joe Posner of Vox created a fascinating video essay that recounts the both the incredible talent of Vincent Van Gogh and the incredible challenges that he faced in his troubled life.

Famous for chopping off a piece of his ear in a fit and delivering it to a woman in a brothel, Vincent van Gogh is remembered for his ailing mental health and the many paintings—over 900— he created during his lifetime.