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Debora Silverman discusses her book, “Van Gogh and Gauguin: the Search for Sacred Art.” Silverman explains that the book analyzes the lives and works of the painters, Vincent Van Gogh and Paul Gauguin. She argues that the relationship between the two painters came at a critical point in each of their careers. She also stresses the significance of the men’s religious backgrounds and conflicts. She brings to light new research on Van Gogh and Gauguin’s Protestant and Catholic origins.