Vincent van Gogh was one of the foremost expressionist artists but for him, fame didn't come until after his death in 1890. Van Gogh went from selling only a few paintings during his lifetime, to being one of the world's most famous artists today. Vincent van Gogh painted landscapes, flowers and still lifes but is perhaps best known for his self-portraits. Be inspired by our van Gogh posters! A van Gogh poster creates a distinctive style for the perfect poster wall.