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Gombrich’s discussion of Vincent Van Gogh is among the most evocative writing in the Story of Art (544-549). Read Gombrich’s discussion of Van Gogh and describe why he believes Van Gogh’s approach to color, imagery and technique was so innovative. Please pay particular attention to Gombrich’s discussion of Van Gogh’s painting The Artist’s Bedroom in Arles from 1889 (p. 349). Focusing on the concept of artistic self-expression will help you craft your answer.