Because of the next Vincent Van Gogh painting competition , the Avro (dutch television brand) How many contests are there? It seems nice to to me if some students from my painting workshop will take part in this contest. Who dares? Here is a fine example of the British artist David Hockney in a commemorative year of Vincent van Gogh ( seen in Arles in 1998? ) The famous chair of Vicent, painted in Hockney's own recognizable style.