Jan 24, 2011

Schooled: what we learned from a film today

"Golly gosh this is a bore!" - "Oh yes?" - "Yes, it's Mona Lisa Smile."

The Picture in Question: Mona Lisa Smile
In 2003's Mona Lisa Smile, Julia Roberts tells her students that Vincent Van Gogh never sold a painting during his lifetime, only posthumously. The interwebs is giving extremely varied results on the accuracy of this claim. Can any art afficionados confirm or deny the truth in this bold piece of scriptwriting?

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