Was Van Gogh Murdered?

The Art Newspaper: ‘Julian Schnabel’s new film on Van Gogh, which premiered in Venice last week and for which Willem Defoe won the festival’s best actor award, may be artistic—but it pushes beyond the boundaries of truth. The New York-based artist and filmmaker suggests in At Eternity’s Gate that the Dutchman was shot by a local teenager and that 65 sketches which surfaced two years ago are authentic. Both points are simply wrong. Here’s why.

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