While at the Kröller-Müller Museum in Holland, I read a portion of a letter written in 1886 from Vincent Van Gogh to his brother Theo. He confesses:
"You know, Jeannin has the peony and Quost has the hollyhock, but I am in a way the one who has the sunflower."
This triggered my concern about repeating images (or compositions, or processes for that matter). Is it OK for an artist to identify with a style and a specific aesthetic method? Of course. We all want consistenc