Bethesda, Maryland: Van Gogh's Starry Night in Door Knobs

Vincent van Gogh's 1889 painting, re-imagined in remnant and salvaged plumbing parts and over 1,250 shiny brass doorknobs. It's the work of hardware store owner David Goldberg.

Union Haardware

Address:
7800 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda, MD
Directions:
Wisconsin Ave and Cheltenham Dr. Outdoor mural is on a wall at or near the store.
Phone:
301-654-7810
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Van Gogh's Starry Night in Door Knobs.

Van Gogh's Starry Night in Door Knobs

I found inspiration and motivation to create a similar installation art on the side of my house. I hope the business at this location decides to do a few more.

[Joe Davis, 03/24/2018]

Door knob art.

Van Gogh's Starry Night in Door Knobs

How amazing this is that someone figured this out. Turn right on the road past the hardware store.

[Dj, 04/06/2015]

Starry Night in Door Knobs.

Van Gogh's Starry Night in Door Knobs

The Doorknob Starry Night.

[Sarah, 12/22/2012]

David Goldberg created his own interpretation of Vincent Van Gogh's oil painting, "Starry Night," using the wall of his hardware store as the canvas, and over 1,200 door knobs and back plates to render. David "van Go-berg" finished his Post-Door Hardwarist work in 2011. Spectators are encouraged to rub various knobs for good luck.

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