Van Gogh’s Starry Night

At the MoMa in New York City

Most replications of Vincent Van Gogh’s Starry Night are in this range of brightness / contrast / exposure / saturation / sharpness.

For the purposes of this discussion we will consider the image below which has been brightened; it has slightly more contrast, exposure, saturation and sharpness. Those are all very interesting words to describe aspects of light and life.  So, now let us engage in an analysis of Van Gogh’s understanding of light and life.

A favorite, lyrics and sound, surely, Don McLean was profoundly touched by his friend, Vincent.

And , of course, Don’s American Pie catches the essence of our early years!