May 1, 2013
AMSTERDAM ? The Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam has reopened after a seven-month renovation, kicking off with "Vincent At Work," an exhibition that shows the famously tortured artist's working methods, right down to the paints, brushes and other tools he used.
Appropriately, the final painting curators hung Wednesday was a self-portrait in which Van Gogh painted himself behind a canvas, brushes and palette in hand. Nearby, on loan from the Musee d'Orsay in Paris, are an actual palette and paints that Van Gogh once used.
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