The Curious Death Of Vincent Van Gogh

Do we really know the life and death of this famous artist?
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Almond branches in bloom, 1890, by Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890). (Photo by DeAgostini/Getty Images)
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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 2 mois

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

  • Liam David

    Liam David

    Il y a 3 jours

    i know this is unrelated to it, but it reminds me of the death of Meriwether Lewis's death? wether it was suicide or murder? i had to write and essay on it in class before school ended and it really peaked my interest for a history assignment. personally i believe it was murder because there's no way he could've shot him self twice in the head with gun that made tennis ball wholes in things up close.

  • A C

    A C

    Il y a mois

    BuzzFeed Unsolved Network I think you guys should do a vid on Ted Bundy. I live very close to Seattle and find the whole thing interesting

  • Avery Klima

    Avery Klima

    Il y a 2 mois

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

  • Being Jeni

    Being Jeni

    Il y a heure

    His story always breaks my heart. I love Vincent Van Gogh. His art has always inspired me.

  • 딸기우유

    딸기우유

    Il y a 6 heures

    this made me appreciate vincent even more ;_;

  • juntamidoryia

    juntamidoryia

    Il y a 10 heures

    please do marsha p johnson next !!

  • Barbra

    Barbra

    Il y a 10 heures

    He raped the doctor wife/daughter he stayed with and the doctor shot him in the woods for sure

  • porkdorkable

    porkdorkable

    Il y a 14 heures

    There’s not usually a note in a suicide, that’s a misconception from movies. Something like 70% of suicides are without notes.

  • Ruby Martinez

    Ruby Martinez

    Il y a 15 heures

    Yeah it’s weird that nobody that found the gun

  • Reece

    Reece

    Il y a 16 heures

    Most logical to me is that someone saw his painting and tried to rob him. Then he got shot and became confused by the loss of blood

  • fubbington the soft

    fubbington the soft

    Il y a 17 heures

    The idea that suffering artists are better artists is horrible. Vincent created sime of his best paintings after making the choice to get better! He admitted himself to a psychiatric hospital and he was trying to become healthy! We need to stop romanticizing his mental illness

  • allneongreen

    allneongreen

    Il y a 18 heures

    I suggest you research the lake Bodom murders. It's bonkers.

  • Luna Lovegood

    Luna Lovegood

    Il y a 19 heures

    The real villans here are those mean teens tho

  • Hayden Arenas

    Hayden Arenas

    Il y a 20 heures

    ACTUALLY his ear got cut off from a sword fight

  • Claire Crislip

    Claire Crislip

    Il y a 22 heures

    You guys should do an episode on The Long Island Serial Killer.

  • May Ragasajo

    May Ragasajo

    Il y a 23 heures

    Vincent didn't shot himself in the head because he wanted to feel pain before dying.

  • Deniz Akgün

    Deniz Akgün

    Il y a jour

    The suicide of Kurt Cobain!

  • Stacy M

    Stacy M

    Il y a jour

    You two podcast well together as a team; a mini "think tank", with uniquely odd, funny, but necessary chemistry! Good 👍 job researching good resources!

  • Christian Story

    Christian Story

    Il y a jour

    Not all artist are depressed. You just need a good driver

  • Evan A

    Evan A

    Il y a jour

    Do the mystery where that family took a picture and there was like a ghost astronaut in the background but they never saw that does anyone know what im talking abt?

  • Hell No Daddy-O!

    Hell No Daddy-O!

    Il y a jour

    you guys should do the Atlanta Child murders

  • taygata

    taygata

    Il y a jour

    It was me i didnt like how he stole my work....

  • riley cerny

    riley cerny

    Il y a jour

    You guys should cover the suicide/murder of Marsha B Johnson. The case itself is interesting with a few possibilities to go over and the individual herself is someone well worth looking into.

  • Ruka Suna

    Ruka Suna

    Il y a jour

    As an artist whom has faced darkness... the darkness really is a better fuel that positivity. 🤷‍♀️ idk why but my art raged during those times and the art was better

  • pandacorns meep

    pandacorns meep

    Il y a jour

    My depressed friends are good at art like really good

  • Yukta Bhatti

    Yukta Bhatti

    Il y a 2 jours

    I think that these unsolved mysteries are far more scarier than supernatural series as there is no proof for supernatural entities but serial killers definitely exists.

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    changuwu stan 1team

    Il y a 2 jours

    i LIKE IT when ryan's voice goes from sheen in jimmy neutron to a deep serial killer one

  • Trazmaball Gyster Myster

    Trazmaball Gyster Myster

    Il y a 2 jours

    I can confirm from getting so close to drowning that my vision was going dark that drowning is the most painful and terrifying thing ever and I don't wish that pain upon anyone else not even my worse enemy

  • KoolAid Man

    KoolAid Man

    Il y a 2 jours

    His Ear Kill him, here me out the Ear was Angry so he Killed Van Gogh

  • Ro chieee

    Ro chieee

    Il y a 2 jours

    He really looks like Doctor Strange.

  • FML

    FML

    Il y a 2 jours

    This made me want to cry, he seemed so innocent and pure of heart 😥

  • Martin mir

    Martin mir

    Il y a 2 jours

    If u guys haven’t done this one yet you guys should do an episode on the boleskin house in Scotland Crowley did some crazy stuff there and spend the night if U could I think it would be a good supernatural episode

  • Jose Esparza

    Jose Esparza

    Il y a 2 jours

    Can you guys do an unsolved episode on former WWE superstar Chris Benoit? It was ruled a double murder homicide but there have been conspiracies about foul play.

  • Jaxon Bunnett

    Jaxon Bunnett

    Il y a 2 jours

    Ok anyone else anoyyed by how they pronounced his last name, it may just be due to accent/country but personally im from england and over here we pronounce gogh like goth

  • Kira May

    Kira May

    Il y a 2 jours

    Can you please cover the case of Little Miss Nobody

  • Levenyn

    Levenyn

    Il y a 3 jours

    Intensity in general is often the fuel for creative inspiration. It can be very negative or it can be intense joy, gratitude or even intense serenity. I’m speaking from experience.

  • John Johnsten

    John Johnsten

    Il y a 3 jours

    Murder or accidental shooting we'll probably be never know.

  • Elise

    Elise

    Il y a 3 jours

    You guys should do an unsolved episode on the DEATH OF MARILYN MONROE! There are a lot of crazy theories and a lot of research on the murder! There are theories about the mafia being involved! It would definitely be interesting to see you guys talk about it!

  • Eric Houle

    Eric Houle

    Il y a 3 jours

    You guys should do the Chris Benoit case. A lot of mistakes were made in the investigation, too many people out there believe to this day he didn’t do it, and there are still too many unanswered questions.

  • thatoneguy 95

    thatoneguy 95

    Il y a 3 jours

    When u want to timetravle to kill urself but realised it's Multiverse stuff Gawd I h8 when that happens

  • thatoneguy 95

    thatoneguy 95

    Il y a 3 jours

    Explain the disappearance of Rowley pollies

  • Dunk Potato

    Dunk Potato

    Il y a 3 jours

    I swear I remember he died by getting shot at a cafe and there was a painting about it

  • ZiggyZeg 2005

    ZiggyZeg 2005

    Il y a 3 jours

    Walt Disney was homeless, and struggling as well. Think about that

  • TK 37

    TK 37

    Il y a 3 jours

    He had a mental illness, that plays a big part. I think he killed himself

  • Random guy 6278

    Random guy 6278

    Il y a 3 jours

    This explains why he still died in the dw episode and there were no knew works

  • Princess Jellyfish

    Princess Jellyfish

    Il y a 4 jours

    Some people speculate that Van had epilepsy because of some of the paintings he did and some other evidence that they found. It is believed that some of Van’s paintings were painted after his seizure attacks.

  • ZZ Da Weirdo

    ZZ Da Weirdo

    Il y a 3 jours

    Interesting idea. I like your profile. :)

  • Abigail Tibben

    Abigail Tibben

    Il y a 4 jours

    Didn't he cut off his ear because his art buddy was leaving him and he gave the wrapped ear to a (sex) worker in the inn, with directions to give it to the dude...

  • Creepers Beware

    Creepers Beware

    Il y a 4 jours

    if these guys had a TV show or somthing on Netflix then it will almost be the only show i would watch

  • SixOk

    SixOk

    Il y a 4 jours

    Can’t spell paintings without “pain”

  • Riley Baker

    Riley Baker

    Il y a 4 jours

    Please please PLEASE cover the Crystal Rodgers case! She’s my step aunt and I still don’t understand the case. Maybe the unsolved masters themselves could make any theories? (Ily guys)

  • stans vass

    stans vass

    Il y a 4 jours

    i swear that soundtrack 20:17 was from the hospital part in kill billl

  • Make Prussia Great Again

    Make Prussia Great Again

    Il y a 4 jours

    You should do a video on Madison Scott. She disappeared at a camp after everyone left in 2011, at Hogsback Lake during a party. They still search for her 8 years later.

  • Madeline West

    Madeline West

    Il y a 4 jours

    Oof

  • Bring me Peter pan

    Bring me Peter pan

    Il y a 4 jours

    Wait, he shot himself in the stomach? That's really odd place to shoot themself...

  • Eva Mosher

    Eva Mosher

    Il y a 5 jours

    Can you do kyron horman's disappearance?

  • LESTR97

    LESTR97

    Il y a 5 jours

    I would love to see videos on 1. the Crazy Brabant Killers 2. the disappearance of Lord Lucan 3. the Lake Bodom murders 4. the Ice Box murders 5. the disappearance of Susan Powell 6. the disappearance of the Eilean Mor Lighthouse keepers 7. The Yuba County Five 8. The discovery of 20 severed human feet in Salish Sea

  • LESTR97

    LESTR97

    Il y a 3 jours

    The disappearance of Robert Fisher would also be interesting. FBI has been looking for him for almost 20 years now. Lot of theories on where he went and what happened to him

  • Tony Amore

    Tony Amore

    Il y a 5 jours

    Like stealing Candy from a Sweet Shop !!

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    GaelPlaysGames

    Il y a 5 jours

    Petition to make the mannequin move closer every episode

  • Attar Singh Dhir

    Attar Singh Dhir

    Il y a 5 jours

    I love how caring and supportive his brother was and to think that in the end Vincent finally paid back his brother by all of his paintings just shows how real their bond was . But it sucks to think that Vincent died believing he was a burden when in reality he paid his brother a million times over

  • thefancy ghost

    thefancy ghost

    Il y a 5 jours

    You guys should check out the devils tramping ground, it’s mysterious in the sense that nothing ever grows there and people stay the devil walks there at night. It would be really cool as the ghost hunt for a season.

  • sign ature

    sign ature

    Il y a 5 jours

    Hey you guys, great videos. For your next one you can cover the story about the plane that landed after 37 years.

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    Cheddar Cheese

    Il y a 5 jours

    PLEASE PLEASE do Kurt Cobain. There's so much evidence that he was murdered.

  • Galaxy Plant

    Galaxy Plant

    Il y a 5 jours

    in germany it is extremely common to start apprenticeships att liike, 15 to 16. even though it is becoming more popular to continue school. it is just voluntarily

  • Quilyo

    Quilyo

    Il y a 5 jours

    bruh if timmys a spirit wouldn't he stay in that place because i forgot the name but theres a movie where these people drown and become ghost and can't leave their house so i think it was beetle juice not sure...

  • Catie Elizabeth

    Catie Elizabeth

    Il y a 5 jours

    I actually did a school project over this, and it still breaks my heart. But one of the theories I believe is that Van Gogh's doctor's son did it.

  • Tabbs Smith

    Tabbs Smith

    Il y a 5 jours

    Wished you people would pronounce his name right ......like VAN GOFF

  • Ruozhien Chan

    Ruozhien Chan

    Il y a 5 jours

    The thumbnail look like Benedict Cumberbatch

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    Khairuddin

    Il y a 6 jours

    For the next Unsolved True Crime, can you guys investigate and elaborate about the death of Pablo Escobar? like who's the one who shot him and who is actually the mastermind behind Los Pepes???

  • Tesseract Harpy

    Tesseract Harpy

    Il y a 6 jours

    Where do Vincent Van Gogh?

  • Bizzle

    Bizzle

    Il y a 6 jours

    Unfortunately/ fortunately a lot of this can be explained away by the fact he was not a rational man

  • Jaymee Renee

    Jaymee Renee

    Il y a 6 jours

    Ohh Vincent such a sweet sweet man

  • l u n a

    l u n a

    Il y a 6 jours

    i hope he knows that his most famous art piece is worth 100 million and his work is still admired to this day :(

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