For those who value timeliness in their viral memes, this one isn't for you. Surfacing a little over a month ago on Boing Boing and Flavorwire, this chart of Van Gogh's paintings as pie charts is now well-traveled. But, to our knowledge, no one has solved the mystery of the pie charts yet. We took a stab at identifying eight of the more obvious paintings. See if you can spot any others.
Here are the instructions/description from the author: "Here are 28 Van Gogh paintings visualized as pie charts showing the five most common colours each as a percentage. Can you tell which ones which?
The Atlantic Wire's guesses are below (clean copy below our scribbled-on chart). Starry Night, by the way, has us really stumped. There's not enough blue in the one we picked, but there isn't sufficient yellow in any of the bluer ones.
A. A Wind Beaten Tree
B. Starry Night
C. Man Stooping with Stick or Spade
D .Still Life With Beer Mug and Fruit
E. Two Women in the Woods
F. Beach at Scheveningen in Calm Weather
G. Crouching Boy with Sickle
H.Two Women in the Moor
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