While many fans flock to see the artist’s work at major exhibits, few know about his early life. Vincent van Gogh was born in Brabant, in the south of the Netherlands, in 1853. This was the beginning of his exceptional talent and his headstrong character. It was in Brabant that he developed his love of the countryside and of real people, themes that would recur in all his works. In homage to Van Gogh, Airbnb has launched three Social Impact Experiences. Join our locals and discover special locations related to Vincent's life and work in Brabant.