Some of My Favourite Moments of Art

A personal list of memorable art encounters

Starry Night Over the Rhône (1888) by Vincent van Gogh. Oil on canvas. Musée d’Orsay, Paris. Image source Wikimedia Commons

I have been looking at art for over twenty years now, at some points more seriously and studiously than at others.

In that time, I’ve discovered there is a danger of looking too closely: it can be is all too easy to forget the pleasures of art.