Paul Gauguin

When two weeks ago the Los Angeles Times published an article with a reproduction of "Adam" and "Eve" by German Renaissance painter Lucas Cranach the Elder -- the news was good, at least for the Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena.
"I am a great artist and I know it," wrote Paul Gauguin to his Danish wife Mette. "It is because I am such that I have endured such sufferings... You tell me that I am wrong to remain far away from the artistic center. No, I am right. I have known for a long time what I am doing and why I do it. My artistic center is in my brain and not elsewhere and I am strong because I am never sidetracked by others"
Few of us know that this may have been the most productive period of his life when, according to the hospital, he "produced
One night in 1908, at the age of 64, Henri Rousseau, the toll booth operator turned self-taught painter, found himself at the epicenter of the Parisian avant-garde, or at the center of an elaborate joke, or perhaps a little of both.
Hundreds of his small porcelain pots are meticulously arranged in vitrines with a very particular syncopated rhythm. The ever-changing space between them is as important in his work as the moments of silence between the words of a poem.
The exhibition Paul Gauguin at Fondation Beyeler in Riehen (Basel, Switzerland) is one of the highlights of the art year 2015. The show brings together about fifty masterpieces by Paul Gauguin from leading international museums and private collections such as the Musée d'Orsay, Paris.
Curious to know more about Gauguin? Maybe you can snag some tickets to Keanu Reeves' talk on the artist at the Beyeler Fondation
In celebration of its 150th anniversary, the Albright-Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo organized a travelling exhibition, Gauguin to Warhol, which is currently on display at The San Diego Museum of Art.
French post-Impressionist artist Paul Gauguin famously once said, “I shut my eyes in order to see,” meaning he shut out the
Although only in its infancy, Prospect New Orleans has garnered worldwide attention as an innovative and important contemporary art biennial with its latest rendition.
In these works, Andrew Lord uses the shapes of French Post-Impressionist artist Paul Gaugin as a vehicle to describe light, in this case the light conditions Lord observes on Carson Mesa, a vast wild plain in northern New Mexico.
Doig's works function like a memory of an exotic vacation that, over time, grows fantasies of its own, eventually becoming
Artistic genes ran in the family of many iconic artists, although we hardly speak of the artwork of the lesser-known relatives who often provided great influence.
Part "Guernica" and part Funfetti, Schutz's language of painting is as chaotic and widespread as her narrative content. Critics
"New Work: Katharina Wulff" will show until September 4 at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Wulff continues in the
What role, if any, should Gauguin's questionable ethics play in the reception of his art work? A recent review of Gauguin's
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Artists are often eccentric; that's part of their appeal. But there's a fine line between eccentricity and hide-your-kids
The Museum of Russian Art (MORA) is exhibiting two contemporary Russian/Eastern European artists right now that are taking the viewer on a stunning travel to strangely familiar places.