There is an affinity between the interiors of the mental asylum at Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, France, as painted by Van Gogh in 1889 (first photo), and an old office building housing a government bureaucracy in Washington, DC (second photo).
Most will agree the first building is more attractive. At least Van Gogh could make something of it. What artist would choose as a subject the second cold corridor? The only person I can think of is Stanley Kubrick. A still from The Shining: