Retrospective of US-Lebanese artist Etel Adnan opens in Amsterdam’s Van Gogh Museum


Thu, 2022-06-02 11:01

DUBAI: What do Vincent van Gogh and Etel Adnan have in common? The iconic Dutch artist was born in the Netherlands in 1853, Lebanese-American artist and writer Adnan was born in French-mandated Beirut 72 years later. He was temporarily a rural priest, she a cultural editor. His life ended at 37, whereas she started painting at 34. 

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