Misunderstood and underrated in his lifetime, Van Gogh's paintings now sell for record-breaking amounts. This collection brings together programmes from the BBC's archives to explore this troubled man. Critics provide in-depth analysis of his work, often using Van Gogh's letters for information, while broadcasts for schools and news items reveal some of the reasons why Van Gogh remains so fascinating to art lovers.
- Watch 12:50Van GoghMonitor, 20/05/1962
- 30:00Vincent Van Gogh (1853-1890)Artists' Notebooks
- 15:00Sunflowers: Van GoghFirst Eleven
- 10:00Cities: Van Gogh - Cafe Terrace at NightOne Hundred Great Paintings
- 10:00Self Portraits: Van Gogh (1853-1890)One Hundred Great Paintings
- Watch 02:41Van Gogh Painting Auctioned for Record £25 millionBBC Nine O'Clock News, 30/03/1987
- 02:00Graham Reid on Van GoghThe Great Picture Trail