Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.
(Studio: Dan Rather) Vincent Van Gogh's "Irises" being auctioned for record 54 million reported Other Van Gogh works recently auctioned mentioned. Report introduced.
(Arles, France: Doug Tunnell) French artist Vincent Van Gogh's life and artistic genius featured. Van Gogh's home, Arles, France, said only now planning exhibit of his work; details given, scenes shown. [Van Gogh specialist Jennifer LACOTE -says the people of the town shunned Van Gogh and thought he was a mad man.] [Jeanne CALMONT - remembers Van Gogh as a drunkard and a frighteningly rude man.] [LACOTE - remarks on sadness of neglecting such genius.] Places Van Gogh painted being torn down reported Van Gogh's being committed to insane asylum and this being the Van Gogh art ctr. discussed; details given, scenes shown. [LACOTE - says Van Gogh was disturbed but harmless and was shamefully treated.] Arles noted taking 100 years to recognize Van Gogh's brilliance.
- Rather, Dan;
- Tunnell, Doug
Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.
Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:
- You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
- You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
- If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.
If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.