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Starry Night: Still Dazzling After 124 Years

Starry Night: Still Dazzling After 124 Years

No trip to New York is complete without a visit to MOMA, the Museum of Modern Art. I was there recently and spent a very worthwhile afternoon wandering it's six or so floors of world treasures. Its quite a wonderful experience to wander through the myriad of rooms, turn a corner and come face to face with a master piece. I think it was the 5th floor and after a hours of being delighted by Pollock, Warhol, Rothko, Picasso and Matisse. There was a huge storm outside so the ambient light had diminished in the gallery. I turned a corner and there I was standing within a metre of Vincent Van Gogh's Starry Night. I remember my pulse quickening at the sight of it. What I found most remarkable of this 124 year old treasure was the vibrancy of the pigment. It is as if it was painted yesterday.  Read more  

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