He was hailed by many as the father of modern painting and I just read an article on the Italian Rolling Stone Magazine about how he could be easily be compared to a modern rockstar. A troubled and short life lived always to the max. An extreme popularity co-existed with a violent personality and he was equally loved and hated. If you feel like reading more about him you won't be disappointed.
UP next at Artlink: Landscapes:Urban and rural exhibition (Aug 20th to Sept 29th)