New exhibition shows London's influence on Vincent Van Gogh

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New exhibition shows London's influence on Vincent Van Gogh

When he was 20, the painter Vincent Van Gogh moved to South London to work at an art dealership.

His formative experiences here and the influences they had on the artist as a young man are explored in a new exhibition at Tate Britain.

Among the collection are some of his most celebrated works, as well as pieces by painters who influenced him and those he later inspired.

The UK's largest Vincent Van Gogh exhibition in a decade will open at Tate Britain this Wednesday, including some of his most famous paintings.

Starry Night and Sunflowers will be among 50 canvases going on display - and forming part of an examination of he was inspired by British art and literature, during his time living in London

The exhibition is on until August at the Tate Britain. 

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