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Paul Gauguin

Paul Gauguin Author Victoria Charles
ISBN-10 9781780424866
Release 2011-07-01
Pages 160
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Paul Gauguin was first a sailor, then a successful stockbroker in Paris. In 1874 he began to paint at weekends as a Sunday painter. Nine years later, after a stock-market crash, he felt confident of his ability to earn a living for his family by painting and he resigned his position and took up the painter’s brush full time. Following the lead of Cézanne, Gauguin painted still-lifes from the very beginning of his artistic career. He even owned a still-life by Cézanne, which is shown in Gauguin’s painting Portrait of Marie Lagadu. The year 1891 was crucial for Gauguin. In that year he left France for Tahiti, where he stayed till 1893. This stay in Tahiti determined his future life and career, for in 1895, after a sojourn in France, he returned there for good. In Tahiti, Gauguin discovered primitive art, with its flat forms and violent colours, belonging to an untamed nature. With absolute sincerity, he transferred them onto his canvas. His paintings from then on reflected this style: a radical simplification of drawing; brilliant, pure, bright colours; an ornamental type composition; and a deliberate flatness of planes. Gauguin termed this style “synthetic symbolism”.



Paul Gauguin

Paul Gauguin Author Paul Gauguin
ISBN-10 UCSD:31822035563618
Release 2007
Pages 439
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An exceptional monograph-catalogue revealing the innovative drive in Gauguins work. This catalogue offers a unique opportunity to view Gauguins entire artistic development from his early impressionist works to his final masterpieces painted on the Marquesas Islands where the artist went in search of an Arcadian kingdom of ecstasy, peace and art, far from the typical European struggle for money. In reality such a paradise on earth no longer existed, not even on the other side of the globe, however the wealth and complexity of life that he found before him there, inspired the creation of a series of works which are among the most vivid and durable in the history of painting.



Paul Gauguin s Intimate Journals

Paul Gauguin s Intimate Journals Author Paul Gauguin
ISBN-10 UCLA:L0062371687
Release 1921
Pages 172
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Paul Gauguin s Intimate Journals has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Paul Gauguin s Intimate Journals also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Paul Gauguin s Intimate Journals book for free.



Paul Gauguin

Paul Gauguin Author Nancy Mowll Mathews
ISBN-10 0300091095
Release 2001
Pages 316
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In this penetrating and daring biography of Paul Gauguin (1848-1903), Nancy Mowll Mathews traces the themes of sex and violence through the artist's life, from the near-murderous quarrels of his grandparents, to his abusive treatment of his wife, to his sexual encounters in French Polynesia in the 1890s. The book examines how Gauguin used these complex themes in his art and writings and how he carefully presented his erotic life in the autobiographical treatises Noa Noa (1893) and Avant et Apres (1903). The central drama of Gauguin's adulthood, his marriage to Mette Gad Gauguin, is assessed in detail, and with the inclusion of some of Mette's previously unpublished letters, both sides of the Gauguin marriage are presented for the first time. Mathews also provides fascinating new insights into understanding Gauguin's relationships with men and women and the roles that sexuality and aggression played in shaping his art. She also illuminates his homosocial, if not homoerotic, relationships with Vincent van Gogh, Emile Schuffenecker, and Charles Filiger. Gauguin's genius resided not only in his forging of new artistic paths, Mathews concludes, but in his ability to bring his sexual fan



Paul Gauguin

Paul Gauguin Author Dario Gamboni
ISBN-10 9781780234083
Release 2014-09-15
Pages 304
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French artist Eugène Henri Paul Gauguin (1848–1903) once reproached the Impressionists for searching “around the eye and not at the mysterious centre of thought.” But what did he mean by this enigmatic phrase? In this innovative investigation into Gauguin’s art and thought, Dario Gamboni illuminates Gauguin’s quest for this “mysterious centre” and offers a fresh look at the artist’s output in all media—from ceramics and sculptures to prints, paintings, and his large corpus of writings. Foregrounding Gauguin’s conscious use of ambiguity, Gamboni unpacks what the artist called the “language of the listening eye.” Gamboni shows that the interaction between perception, cognition, and imagination was at the core of Gauguin’s work, and he traces a line of continuity in them that has been previously overlooked. Emulating Gauguin’s wide-ranging curiosity with literature, psychology, theology, and the natural sciences—not to mention the whole of art history—this richly illustrated book provides new insight into the life and works of this well-known yet little understood artist.



Paul Gauguin

Paul Gauguin Author Roberto Carvalho de Magalhaes
ISBN-10 1592700101
Release 2003
Pages 40
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Discusses the style and technique of the French Post-Impressionist painter Paul Gauguin.



Paul Gauguin

Paul Gauguin Author Paul Gauguin
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105007499374
Release 1983-10-01
Pages 126
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Superb reproductions of the French artist's works accompany an examination of his life and career



The Intimate Journals of Paul Gauguin

The Intimate Journals of Paul Gauguin Author Paul Gauguin
ISBN-10 9780710301055
Release 1985
Pages 138
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First Published in 1985. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.



Paul Gauguin

Paul Gauguin Author Heather Lemonedes
ISBN-10 1935294008
Release 2009
Pages 247
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Presents a catalog of an exhibition of the works shown by Gauguin during the1889 World's Fair in Paris.



Paul Gauguin

Paul Gauguin Author Adam G. Klein
ISBN-10 9781599283524
Release 2010-09-01
Pages 32
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This book discusses Paul Gauguin's earliest influences and the people and events that inspired his work.



Paul Gauguin

Paul Gauguin Author Paul Gauguin
ISBN-10 UOM:39015042761059
Release 1998
Pages 181
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This book's extensive text and accompanying photos reveal the ethnographic sources of Gaugin's fascination with the iconography of his native Tahitian tongue. Color/bandw illustrations.



Gauguin

Gauguin Author Ingo F. Walther
ISBN-10 3822859869
Release 2000
Pages 95
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A Frenchman in Tahiti After starting a career as a bank broker, Paul Gauguin (born 1848) turned to painting only at age twenty-five. After initial successes within the Impressionist circle, he broke with Vincent van Gogh and subsequently, when private difficulties caused him to become restless, embarked on a peripatetic life, wandering first through Europe and finally, in the search for pristine originality and unadulterated nature, to Tahiti. The paintings created from this time to his death in 1903 brought him posthumous fame. In pictures devoid of any attempt at romantically disguising the life style of the primitive island peoples, Gauguin was able to convey the magical effect that both the landscapes and life of the natives--their body language, charm and beauty--had on him. Wearying of his reputation as a South Sea painter, Gauguin finally determined to return to France, but died of syphilis on the Marquis Islands before his departure. About the Series: Each book in TASCHEN's Basic Art series features: a detailed chronological summary of the life and oeuvre of the artist, covering his or her cultural and historical importance a concise biography approximately 100 illustrations with explanatory captions



Paul Gauguin

Paul Gauguin Author David Sweetman
ISBN-10 UOM:39015037337303
Release 1995
Pages 600
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Explores the often contradictory history of artist Paul Gauguin, considering the scandalous rumors that surrounded him, the inspirations for his work, the influences of his contemporaries, and his painful death. 12,500 first printing.



Noa Noa

Noa Noa Author Paul Gauguin
ISBN-10 UCSC:32106006034810
Release 1920
Pages 148
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Noa Noa has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Noa Noa also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Noa Noa book for free.



Gauguin

Gauguin Author Paul Gauguin
ISBN-10 0486405990
Release 1999-01-11
Pages 4
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Excellent collection of masterpieces in pressure-sensitive sticker format recalls Gauguin's mastery of many cultural influences. Where are You Going?, Self-Portrait with Halo, Spirit of the Dead Watching, Reverie, and a dozen others. Ideal for decorating notebooks, envelopes, collages. 16 full-color stickers on 4 plates.



Gauguin s Intimate Journals

Gauguin s Intimate Journals Author Paul Gauguin
ISBN-10 0486294412
Release 1921
Pages 118
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"These journals are an illuminating self-portrait of a unique personality....They bring sharply into focus for me his goodness, his humor, his insurgent spirit, his clarity of vision, his inordinate hatred of hypocrisy and sham."--Emil Gauguin, the artist's son, in the Preface. One of the great innovative figures in modern art, Gauguin was a complex, driven individual who, in 1883, gave up his job as a stockbroker in order to be free to paint every day. As time passed, he determined to sacrifice everything for his artistic vocation. Finally, in pursuit of a place to paint "natural men and women living lives unstained by the sham and hypocrisy of civilization, he took up residence in the South Seas, first in Tahiti and, later, in the Marquesas Islands. Completed during the artist's final sojourn in the Marquesas, these revealing journals -- reprinted from rare limited edition -- throw much light on the painter's inner life and his thoughts about a great many topics. We learn of Gauguin's first stay in Paris in 1876, and his initial encounter with Impressionism, his tumultuous relationship with van Gogh when they lived and painted together in Arles, his pithy evaluations of Degas, Cezanne, Manet, and other artists; his opinion of art dealers and critics (poor), and much more. Also here are illuminating glimpses of Gauguin's life in the islands: his delight in the simple, carefree lives of the natives and the physical charms of Polynesian women, counterbalanced by his struggles with poverty, hatred of the missionaries, and despair over the failures of French colonial justice. Witty, wide-ranging, and aphoristic, these writings are not only entertaining in themselves, they are crucial for anyone seeking to understand Gauguin and his work. The text is enhanced with 27 full-page illustrations by Gauguin. Dover (1997) unabridged republication of "Paul Gauguin's Intimate Journals, " Boni and Liveright, New York, 1921.



Twelve Gauguin Bookmarks

Twelve Gauguin Bookmarks Author Paul Gauguin
ISBN-10 048643074X
Release 2003-10
Pages 12
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Handsome details from 12 renowned works by the famed post-impressionist French artist appear in this collection of bookmarks: Breton Girls Dancing, LaBelle Angèle, Self-Portrait with Palette, Woman with a Mango, and Hail Mary.