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Travel for art sake:
Travel for art sake:
A show that takes you to some of the world's most vibrant cities, exploring the myriad meanings of art. Visit the world's best museums and galleries and wander the streets in search of art - meeting artists who tell you how they create art and experts who tell you how to invest in art.

Join us in our quest for art and for the passion of bullfighting in Spain and cycling in Netherlands. Of Bollywood in Mumbai and the bohemian life in the south of France.

Discover Berlin's architechture and Amsterdam's design, the utter beauty of Paris and the royal touch of Viennna.

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Quick Facts: Van Gogh
Vincent had an older brother who died at birth. His name was also Vincent van Gogh.
Van Gogh was close friends with Paul Gauguin, another famous artist.
Van Gogh suffered from temporal lobe epilepsy as well as other mental and physical conditions.
Vincent shot himself in a wheatfield in Auvers, France but did not die until 2 days later at the age of 37.
Vincent’s brother Theo died six months after Vincent and is buried next to him in Auvers, France.
Vincent’s brother’s wife collected Vincent’s paintings and letters after his death and dedicated herself to getting his work the recognition it deserved.
In a short period of ten years Van Gogh made approximately 900 paintings.
Vincent was exposed to impression artists like Monet, Renoir and Manet only after he moved to Paris in 1886. This is when he started experimenting with colours and adapted his trademark broken brushstroke.
Vincent only sold one painting during his lifetime and only became famous after his death.
Vincent van Gogh did not cut off his ear. He only cut off a small portion of his ear lobe during a fight he had with Paul Gauguin.
Van Gogh created his most famous work The Starry Night while staying in an asylum in Saint-Remy-de-Provence, France.
Vincent’s earliest career aspiration was to be a pastor in the Dutch Reformed Church like his father.
Van Gogh wrote over 800 letters in his lifetime. The majority of them written to his brother and closest friend Theo.
As a young man, Vincent fell in love with his cousin, and that became th main cause of the rift between Vincent and his family.
This Week on Art Beat

Visit this big sprawling city growing out of ruins every single day - on this week's episode witness Berlin's ever growing cityscape - the ghost of berlin's wall and it's dark history. Come face to face with the beautiful Nefertiti who transcends age, watch a graffiti artist stealthily at work and meet a Berliner who saw the wall divide the city and then celebrated when it was torn down. Anchor Noopur Tiwari checks out the city's art hotel with rotating and flying beds and brings you the heady mix of the old and the new from Berlin.
About the Anchor
Noopur Tiwari:
Noopur Tiwari:
She has been with NDTV for over 13 years. Noopur launched the political satire Gustakhi Maaf, Double Take for NDTV and co-scripted NDTV’s first fiction series Ji Mantri Ji.

She has also produced several episodes of the series Jeena Isi Ka Naam Hai and has travelled to more than 35 European cities for different political reports and entertainement features in the past four years.

She is currently NDTV's Europe news correspondent and anchors and produces lifestyle shows on wine, art and culture for NDTV Good Times.
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