The Curious Death Of Vincent Van Gogh

Do we really know the life and death of this famous artist?
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Concertgebouw and Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, Netherlands
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Painting titled 'Farms near Auvers' by Vincent van Gogh
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  • BuzzFeed Unsolved Network

    BuzzFeed Unsolved Network

    Il y a 10 jours

    Make sure to leave your questions for our Post Mortem episode down below!

  • Avery Klima

    Avery Klima

    Il y a 10 jours

    Thoughts on Edgar Allen Poe’s death?? I say it’s rabies.

  • Rory The Dinosaur

    Rory The Dinosaur

    Il y a 10 jours

    Did u get Timmy’s ball back?

  • Zali Rose

    Zali Rose

    Il y a 10 jours

    For Post Mortem - I'm just spitballin' here, but is it possible that Theo killed Vincent? Theo said Vincent had stated that if he ever became a nuisance or burden, he would kill himself (and it's likely Theo, as Vincents brother and closest friend, would've seen his dismay when he told him about his business plans) - but Vincent himself had said he frowned upon suicide and would never commit such an act... It doesn't add up. What if Theo was lying to cover up his crime? It's clear Vinny boy had one or more mental illnesses, and it's common for mental illnesses to run in families. It's a stretch, but what if Theo also had similar illnesses and was just high-functioning? He'd just become a father and had plans to start his own business. Both of those things are a lot to handle on their own, emotionally and financially, but he was also financially supporting his older brother and realistically there didn't seem to be an end in sight. If you add an unstable mental state into this equation, it could be plausible that either Theo hired someone to kill Vincent and dispose of his belongings, or that Theo killed Vincent himself. This would explain the distance between Vincent and the gun, why they couldn't tie a gun to Vincent, but most importantly it explains why Vincent claimed it was suicide - he was protecting his little brother. I would love to hear your take on this theory! #postmortem

  • Melissa Jonesee

    Melissa Jonesee

    Il y a 17 minutes

    What do we know about theo though? Maybe his brother couldn’t pay vincent anymore and killed him out of emotion

  • Amalie Iversen

    Amalie Iversen

    Il y a 47 minutes

    PLEASE DO AN EPISODE ON THE CASE OF BIRGITTE TENGS FROM NORWAY

  • Charles Dela Cruz

    Charles Dela Cruz

    Il y a 57 minutes

    Pls make a kurt cobain unsolved story🙏🙏🙏

  • Jake paul lovers

    Jake paul lovers

    Il y a heure

    Nobody: Shane and Ryan: (wheeze)

  • Fallulah Fallulah

    Fallulah Fallulah

    Il y a heure

    Empathy must be a newer invention. God, I feel so sad for Vincent. All he wanted was models to paint, and people just dismissed him.

  • E Qui

    E Qui

    Il y a heure

    Oh no my poor baby Vincent 😭 How could they be so mean to him😡

  • JoshChvz

    JoshChvz

    Il y a heure

    Do a video about Walt Disney rumored to be frozen

  • Lexa Nuez

    Lexa Nuez

    Il y a heure

    bruh the editing ppl outdo themselves every single time huh

  • Jake Mullins

    Jake Mullins

    Il y a 2 heures

    did he really eat paint

  • aurora idk

    aurora idk

    Il y a 2 heures

    why have teenage boys been toxic from day one??

  • Daily Dope

    Daily Dope

    Il y a 2 heures

    Hey Ghoulians...... Watch Top 9 Scary Buzzfeed Unsolved Supernatural moments here frdownload.net/item/vid%C3%A9o-Rq1Yon5NZpY.html

  • Aquamarine

    Aquamarine

    Il y a 3 heures

    all hail the watcher

  • hen ko

    hen ko

    Il y a 4 heures

    Do Edgar Allan Poe next season

  • FlannelLemon

    FlannelLemon

    Il y a 5 heures

    Mystery aside, the editing on this video is so on point.

  • Bixxie

    Bixxie

    Il y a 5 heures

    shane being shook about apprenticeships when like half my yeargroup left my school 4 apprenticeships

  • hellojane

    hellojane

    Il y a 5 heures

    suicide.

  • Ej and Keon Studio

    Ej and Keon Studio

    Il y a 7 heures

    Random nerd : AcTualLy van gogh cut his lower earlobe not the full ear I am not saying any random things this is true he really cut his lower earlobe than the ear itself

  • master Ahin Ahin

    master Ahin Ahin

    Il y a 9 heures

    The thumbnail looked like Benedict Cumberbatch

  • Allison Vargas

    Allison Vargas

    Il y a 10 heures

    Edgar Allan Poe next, please.

  • blackpanther

    blackpanther

    Il y a 10 heures

    why does he look like Benedict Crumblepatch

  • Something Dreadful

    Something Dreadful

    Il y a 10 heures

    A .380 is really tiny round to try and kill yourself with.

  • Something Dreadful

    Something Dreadful

    Il y a 11 heures

    I have a lot in common with old Vinny, debilitating mental health issues...…… mainly just that actually.

  • patronuum s

    patronuum s

    Il y a 12 heures

    the guy in the painting looks like benedict cumberbatch wtf

  • john hand

    john hand

    Il y a 12 heures

    He looked like Dr. Strange

  • AJ Reaction

    AJ Reaction

    Il y a 12 heures

    But Vincent mentioned a revolver not a pistol

  • imaginary dragon0

    imaginary dragon0

    Il y a 13 heures

    The way Vincent can joke about suicide is just so relatable 😭😂

  • Ricky Ramierz

    Ricky Ramierz

    Il y a 13 heures

    The pied piper

  • tatt oo sticker

    tatt oo sticker

    Il y a 13 heures

    Please, someone at Buzzfeed, please steal the mannequin in the back that always shows up behind Shane's head

  • f a i t h

    f a i t h

    Il y a 14 heures

    van gogh reminds me on benedryl pumpkinpatch

  • Flyn

    Flyn

    Il y a 14 heures

    as a huge van gogh fan i found this really interesting. i love his works and i cried when i got to see starry night in person. he was such a talented artist who sadly wasn't appreciated in his time. i still believe that he was a tortured genius, but seeing this makes me question the idea that he took his own life. if the boys shot him as theorized, it just goes to show what a kind empathetic man he was.

  • Sabrina Alonzo

    Sabrina Alonzo

    Il y a 14 heures

    Still waiting for a new episode of the supernatural series. 😀😀

  • Bo

    Bo

    Il y a 15 heures

    Do Edgar Allan Poe next season

  • Smonk Purple

    Smonk Purple

    Il y a 17 heures

    HUNTER S THOMPSON NEXT PLEASE

  • Jenna K.D.F

    Jenna K.D.F

    Il y a 17 heures

    Immediately pronounces his name wrong 😩😩😩 it’s not ‘go’

  • Introverted Insomniac

    Introverted Insomniac

    Il y a 17 heures

    You should do the disappearance of Susan Cox Powell.

  • Scrambled 59

    Scrambled 59

    Il y a 18 heures

    You should do an episode on the Franklin expedition

  • Annie L

    Annie L

    Il y a 19 heures

    I love the painting effects done on the sky in the photos.

  • IM Squiddly

    IM Squiddly

    Il y a 19 heures

    14:44-14:52 A complete summary of the BSA

  • Lydia Orme

    Lydia Orme

    Il y a 20 heures

    WHEN I SAW THE THUMBNAIL I THOUGHT IT WAS BENEDICT CUMBERBATCH SKSKSKJDNA

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  • Nova Richardson

    Nova Richardson

    Il y a 21 heure

    Good video but I'm disappointed in buzzfeed for spreading misconceptions about suicide. Most people who commit suicide do not leave a note and you often cannot tell if a person is suicidal.

  • Ava

    Ava

    Il y a 22 heures

    Prolly his brother shot him bc he wanted his art or sumthing then Vincent didn’t want his bro to get in trouble so he said he did it

  • Betty Page-Crocker

    Betty Page-Crocker

    Il y a 23 heures

    I think he had someone do it or it was accidental!

  • fka-eros

    fka-eros

    Il y a 23 heures

    Do an Unsolved on Venus Xtravaganza. Famous for being in the documentary Paris is Burning. showing life and struggles of Ballroom Culture and the black and Latino LGBTQI community. She was murdered in the 80s and it's still unsolved. The police tried claiming a "John" (men who seek prostitutes and escorts) murdered her but a lot of people have reason to believe that it was a Cop or a killer who deliberately target trans women and prostitutes. The reason why it's not major news is because back then LGBT people were discriminated alot more harshly than today and people used the HIV and Aids outbreak as justification for violence and murder I think it would be great for you guys to use your platform to do a story on her and her legacy. Especially considering that Transwoman today still are being murdered for simply existing

  • Avlin Starfall

    Avlin Starfall

    Il y a 23 heures

    Could you cover the death of Venus Xtravaganza? Her death is a complete mystery.

  • panggop jio

    panggop jio

    Il y a 23 heures

    I hope his innocent soul rests in peace:(

  • Alexandra Goss

    Alexandra Goss

    Il y a jour

    Please, someone at Buzzfeed, please steal the mannequin in the back that always shows up behind Shane's head

  • Johnny Knoxville

    Johnny Knoxville

    Il y a jour

    I did it

  • Drew Hedrick

    Drew Hedrick

    Il y a jour

    Every Buzzfeed Unsolved Video Ever- We have evidence and a motive for this murder Viewers- So it’s solved? Ryan and Shane- Well yes, but actually no

  • Tom Clark

    Tom Clark

    Il y a jour

    The John dillinger conspiracy next!

  • Eri

    Eri

    Il y a jour

    i enjoyed this episode so much 💓

  • nunu

    nunu

    Il y a jour

    the best art ive made came when i was in a dark place. i dont know why but the portraits just come out differently - the skill is from intense emotions and its really therapeutic.

  • Colin Macc

    Colin Macc

    Il y a jour

    Maybe it was somebody he payed too kill him? He gave his ear to a sex worker maybe he made a sex worker shoot him.

  • Lana Hill

    Lana Hill

    Il y a jour

    Why do they say his name like that? It's not Van Gō it's more like Van Gogh like in hot

  • Satyendra N Doni Banerjee

    Satyendra N Doni Banerjee

    Il y a jour

    Can you cover the death of The Adventurers Of Superman actor George Reeves ?

  • Lokeii

    Lokeii

    Il y a jour

    Ryan: talks about Billy's ball New Subscribers: 👁○👁 ???

  • Dr Angelo

    Dr Angelo

    Il y a jour

    Hi everyone, i am new here and im thinking of making a request. You guys know the amityville house, can we request them to stay in that house for 30 days. Prove that the demon is still lurking there. I dont know, maybe it requires lots of time, but it might be worth it. They never captured solid evidence that could prove the demon's existence anyway.

  • Love Hate Tragedy82

    Love Hate Tragedy82

    Il y a jour

    Whatever happened to Ruining History? Anymore seasons of that coming?

  • Schaz Nightwalker

    Schaz Nightwalker

    Il y a jour

    The cases are getting boring

  • jennifer sier

    jennifer sier

    Il y a jour

    ugh I'm so annoyed with the way they pronounce Gogh

  • Mathias Humlebaek

    Mathias Humlebaek

    Il y a jour

    Do a vid about the russian sleep Experiment

  • SweetScribe

    SweetScribe

    Il y a jour

    Could he have been robbed?

  • Molly Davis

    Molly Davis

    Il y a jour

    i bet that he gave someone his art supplies and in return they’d shoot him

  • Irah Camid

    Irah Camid

    Il y a jour

    i would love if they would tackle on the execution of the romanov family

  • Allison Vargas

    Allison Vargas

    Il y a 10 heures

    Irah Camid ooh, that’s a good suggestion.

  • shay cuarz

    shay cuarz

    Il y a jour

    I hope his innocent soul rests in peace:(

  • S O E F I A H H

    S O E F I A H H

    Il y a jour

    That one person in the 19th century.: Bro my boy vin vin should famous

  • John Somfleth

    John Somfleth

    Il y a jour

    You guys should do the “Suicide” of Kurt Cobain

  • i’m on crack

    i’m on crack

    Il y a jour

    ( *wheeze* )

  • Maria Uribe

    Maria Uribe

    Il y a jour

    You should’ve done a video on the colmenares case. It’s pretty interesting.

  • Kiarelys Laboy

    Kiarelys Laboy

    Il y a jour

    Ryan and Shane should do a episode on marilyn monroe

  • lena

    lena

    Il y a jour

    his whole story is so sad tho :/

  • Jessie’s Craft Room

    Jessie’s Craft Room

    Il y a jour

    I think you guys are forgetting that people in the 1800s lived for like a lot less time then they do now. Probably like 50 or 60 years...

  • Brandon Jim

    Brandon Jim

    Il y a jour

    You guys should do Maurice ward or Jan sloot

  • OnePeachy Unicorn22

    OnePeachy Unicorn22

    Il y a jour

    You should do the story of the Egyptian actor soaad Hosny, That'll be real interesting!

  • c j

    c j

    Il y a jour

    PLEASE cover the death of Kurt Cobain!

  • Riss -

    Riss -

    Il y a jour

    THE WHEEZE MUG

  • Mac Stark

    Mac Stark

    Il y a jour

    That awkward moment when you realize that you have been watching UNSOLVED for a longer than you have spent on any work.

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    Rachel Silverstein

    Il y a jour

    THIS THIS IS WHAT I WANT

  • hyo__ja

    hyo__ja

    Il y a jour

    15:54 the smallest "look at the tears!" ive ever heard

  • jongup guppie

    jongup guppie

    Il y a jour

    :-----------(

  • The Dark Lord Cthulhu

    The Dark Lord Cthulhu

    Il y a jour

    I started watching this then realized it was buzzfeed and I can’t take it seriously as their credibility is non-existent

  • Zen The Nerd Gamer

    Zen The Nerd Gamer

    Il y a jour

    I buy the 2cd theory. It makes so much more sense. I think they actually solved a case😱

  • Itsa_Ian

    Itsa_Ian

    Il y a jour

    But... didn’t he have a conflict with one of his comrades, leading to the severing of his ear after a fight

  • Not Giving My Real Name

    Not Giving My Real Name

    Il y a jour

    this week on buzzfeed unsolved we investigate the planet as part of our ongoing investigation into the question, is the earth flat?

  • Zen The Nerd Gamer

    Zen The Nerd Gamer

    Il y a jour

    3:09 Thats what HE said

  • Hugh Mongous

    Hugh Mongous

    Il y a jour

    will they keep making more seasons to unsolved? these episodes are the only thing keeping me sane

  • KaosDaGodd

    KaosDaGodd

    Il y a jour

    This season flue by

  • Random Rose

    Random Rose

    Il y a jour

    Vans did a Van Gogh collection and I have the almond blossom ones

  • Lauren Hood

    Lauren Hood

    Il y a jour

    Season 6 : The Disappearance of Madeleine McCann

  • sy snootles

    sy snootles

    Il y a jour

    #roastmortem Ryan tried to make his hair as tall as possible to see if he could reach Shane's height. Unfortunately, Shane saw right through this scheme & made his hair even taller, reaching impossible heights. When will little Ryan reach the stars? #loveyouryan #letryanbetall

  • Kitty Jia

    Kitty Jia

    Il y a jour

    (soft patting)

  • Colette Sieder

    Colette Sieder

    Il y a jour

    16:34 - 17:15 YESS

  • Colette Sieder

    Colette Sieder

    Il y a jour

    15:40 - 16:02 is my everything

  • PeaceMinusOne

    PeaceMinusOne

    Il y a jour

    VAN GOGH INVENTED THE SELFIE 0:45

  • Angela Garreffa

    Angela Garreffa

    Il y a jour

    I had heard he was covering for a friend because they had an illegal duel over a woman.

  • MORGAN LUCAS

    MORGAN LUCAS

    Il y a jour

    "Oh yea, getting shots in the plans today" I died

  • Audacious Pete

    Audacious Pete

    Il y a jour

    I hated everything buzzfeed ever made, except this, you guys are alright.

  • ace

    ace

    Il y a jour

    I think that it could've been a mugging or some kind of cover up. Vincent always had mental health issues and one time in the institution he was so confused he ate some of his oil paints. so maybe he was mugged and shot and then became confused and just said that he shot himself. or maybe one of his friends shot him (he didn't always get along with Gauguin and there are some theories that Gauguin cut Vincent's ear off and Vincent covered it up because he didn't want his friend to be in trouble) and he covered it up by saying his shot himself.

  • Nicholas Patnaude

    Nicholas Patnaude

    Il y a jour

    Can you do the Springfield 3

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