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  • Like her father, she was most passionate about modern art, a movement given birth to by painters like Van Gogh, Cezanne, and Gauguin, and she was quick to discern the influence of these painters in even the mediocre work we examined.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride
  • "Van Gogh," Stargirl whispered.
    Jerry Spinelli  --  Stargirl
  • Vomited in the van Gogh museum.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • There were some paintings by artists I knew—van Gogh, Picasso—and some I didn’t.
    Kiera Cass  --  The Selection

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  • She wore Bermuda shorts and her van Gogh T-shirt.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Last Olympian
  • Korogi: "Kinda like van Gogh."
    Haruki Murakami  --  After Dark
  • She was wearing a navy-blue reefer and a tam that was very nearly the same shade of red as the blanket on the bed in van Gogh’s room at Aries.
    J.D. Salinger  --  Franny and Zooey
  • EARLY THE NEXT AFTERNOON, I blinked sweat from my eyes as I taped a van Gogh poster to the back of the door.
    John Green  --  Looking for Alaska
  • Max listened as his father rattled off the names from a slip of paper: Picasso, Matisse, and van Gogh came handily enough, but he paused when he came to the last.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Hound of Rowan
  • There is a picture of Van Gogh’s of a billiard-parlour at night.
    Tennessee Williams  --  A Streetcar Named Desire

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  • He slashed her throat in a Van Gogh stroke that nearly removed her head from her spine.
    Erik Larson  --  The Devil in the White City
  • "Van Gogh didn’t sell any paintings, either," Mom said.
    Jeannette Walls  --  The Glass Castle
  • But the palette was not all gray and ocher, for periodically Max traversed vast carpets of knee-high blue flowers that stretched across the landscape like a Van Gogh.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Fiend And The Forge
  • I walked her down the infinite boredom of Constitution Avenue and into the National Gallery and lectured her about Rembrandt and Van Gogh, of whom I knew almost nothing.
    Russell Baker  --  Growing Up
  • Crazily, I wished Van Gogh were there to see it.
    Roger Zelazny  --  Nine Princes in Amber
  • All morning, I’d been unable to care about anything else, not the van Gogh poster and not video games and not even my class schedule, which the Eagle had brought by that morning.
    John Green  --  Looking for Alaska
  • The blood billowed above them, and I suddenely realized that I had known mad, sad, bad Vincent Van Gogh, and it was really too bad that he couldn’t have painted this.
    Roger Zelazny  --  Nine Princes in Amber
  • Though everyone knows of Van Gogh and Rembrandt and Leonardo da Vinci, Ruth and I focused on twentieth-century American modern art, and many of the artists we met over the years created work that museums and other collectors later coveted.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride
  • Nice van Gogh, though, of a sea shore.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • ("Van Gogh loved Hals too.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
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