Art, History

Van Gogh’s “Ugliest” Masterpiece

The hidden interpretation of ‘The Night Cafe’

Kamna Kirti
Dec 27, 2020 · 5 min read
The gloomy interior of The Night Cafe (Left) and the bright exterior of the Cafe Terrace at Night (Right)
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Van Gogh’s avid knowledge of colors

A traditional color star developed in 1867 by Charles Blanc. The traditional complementary colors used by 19th-century artists such as Van Gogh, Monet, and Renoir are directly opposite each other.
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The description of the Night Café

A detail from The Night Café, showing abandoned tables and floor.

Why the Night Café was gloomy and his other art pieces after this one

Self-portrait with Bandaged Ear and Pipe
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Conclusion

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