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Published by Thames and Hudson in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Tahiti,
  • France,
  • French Polynesia,
  • Tahiti.

Subjects:

  • Gauguin, Paul, 1848-1903,
  • Painters -- France -- Biography,
  • Sex customs -- French Polynesia -- Tahiti,
  • Tahiti -- Social life and customs

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 206-227) and index.

StatementStephen F. Eisenman.
GenreBiography.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsND553.G27 E35 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination232 p. :
Number of Pages232
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1014332M
ISBN 100500017662
LC Control Number96061176
OCLC/WorldCa36742814

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This work is about contemporary Tahitians and a long-dead French painter, sex today and sex in the lateth century, and colonialism old and new. Paul Gauguin travelled to Tahiti in in search of an exotic paradise. What he found instead was a French colony ostentatiously divided by race, sex and class. The artist began to explore the. Gauguin participated in the eighth and final Impressionist exhibition in , showing 19 paintings and a carved wood own works won little attention, however, being overshadowed by Georges Seurat’s enormous A Sunday on La Grand Jatte— (–86). Frustrated and destitute, Gauguin began to make ceramic vessels for sale, and that summer he made a trip to Pont-Aven in the. Eugène Henri Paul Gauguin (UK: / ˈ ɡ oʊ ɡ æ̃ /, US: / ɡ oʊ ˈ ɡ æ̃ /; French: [ø.ʒɛn ɑ̃.ʁi pɔl ɡo.ɡɛ̃]; 7 June – 8 May ) was a French Post-Impressionist artist. Unappreciated until after his death, Gauguin is now recognized for his experimental use of color and Synthetist style that were distinct from the end of his life, he spent ten. The bed is covered with a blue pareo (a wraparound skirt worn by Tahitians) and a light chrome-yellow sheet. Behind the bed, silhouetted and in profile, a woman watches over the child. Gauguin created a haunting, supernatural quality by exploiting what he considered to be the emotional potential of color.