Tag Archives: Paul-Ferdinand Gachet

HASTEN THE PROCESS:MORE VALUABLE DEAD THAN ALIVE

For it was, in fact, after a conversation with Dr. Gachet that van Gogh, as if nothing were the matter, went back to his room and killed himself. It was not because of himself, because of the disease of his … Continue reading

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ABANDONED TO THE WOLVES: EATEN BY DESPAIR

“Things are going badly because sick consciousness has a vested interest right now in *not* recovering from its sickness. This is why a tainted society has invented psychiatry to defend itself against the investigations of certain superior intellects whose faculties … Continue reading

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ABANDONMENT ANXIETY & MAD PRIDE

As is well documented, Van Gogh, shot himself, accidentally or intentionally.It was called a suicide. But, was his own physician partly to blame for his death? The end of Vincent Van Gogh, was indeed strange. …. In 1947, Antonin Artaud, … Continue reading

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HEARTBROKEN EXPRESSION OF OUR TIME

“It was under the pressure of the evil influence, two days before his death, of Dr. Gachet, a so-called psychiatrist, which was the direct, effective, and sufficient cause of his death. When I read van Gogh’s letters to his brother, … Continue reading

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THERE IS A LIGHT THAT NEVER GOES OUT

“Artaud saw in Vincent van Gogh a faithful replica of his own torment. After the painter’s suicide he wrote:┬áDr. Gachet would not tell van Gogh that he was there to straighten out his painting (…) but he used to send … Continue reading

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