Paul Gauguin Art

Paul Gauguin Art

Gauguin, Paul (June 7, 1848, Paris - May 8, 1903, Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia), one of the leading French painters of the Postimpressionism period, whose development of a conceptual method of representation was a decisive step for 20th-century art. After spending a short period with Van Gogh in Arles (1888), Gauguin increasingly abandoned imitative art for expressiveness through color. From 1891 he lived and worked in Tahiti and elsewhere in the South Pacific.

Gauguin said himself about his drawings that "It always seems to me that something is missing: the color." Gauguin's style was characterized by the use of large flat areas of non-naturalistic color. Gauguin's bold experiments in coloring led directly to the 20th-century Fauvist style in modern art. His strong modeling influenced the Norwegian artist Edvard Munch and the later expressionist school.

Gauguin's painting technique was quite different from both that of the Impressionists, who applied their colors in small, opaque dabs, and that of Van Gogh, who used thick impastos and bold, expressionistic brushstrokes. Gauguin's paintings in the main are characterized by broad areas of color, relatively flat but nevertheless containing subtle variations of hue that give them a rich glow. He often added wax to his paints to give them extra smoothness and flow. Sometimes parts of backgrounds were applied with a palette knife and then overlaid with thin, translucent paint put on with a brush.

Paul Gauguin lived in Tahiti from 1891 to 1893, and again from 1895 until his death. In Tahiti his painting style evolved to reflect the Pacific Islands' primitive forms and brilliant colors. Under the influence of the tropical setting and Polynesian culture, Gauguin's paintings became more powerful, while the subject matter became more distinctive, the scale larger, and the compositions more simplified. Gauguin retained the qualities of expressive color, denial of perspective, and thick, flat forms. His striking images of Polynesian women rank among the most beautiful paintings of the modern age.

In 1903, Gauguin, dissipated by drug addiction, after several failed suicide attempts, died of a heart attack on Atuana, Hiva Oa Island in the Marquesas in French Polynesia.

"The further I go, the more I feel sure that thoughts can be expressed by something quite different from literature," Gauguin wrote. Gauguin's artistic development of a conceptual method of representation was important for the history of art as it moved into the twentieth century. Painters no longer aimed at depicting the outer world but at rendering their inner dreams by symbolic allusion and decorative form. Line and color developed their powers of expression, taking inspiration in global art.

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Contents

  1. In the Forest, Saint-Cloud, 1873
  2. The Forest Path, 1873
  3. Cail Factories and Quai de Grenelle, 1875
  4. Mette Asleep on a Sofa, 1875
  5. Pears and Grapes, 1875
  6. The Seine, Pont d'Iena, 1875
  7. Boquet of Peonies on a Musical Score, 1876
  8. Still Life with Oysters, 1876
  9. Portrait of Claude Antoine Charles Favre, 1877
  10. Chicken Coup, 1878
  11. The Market Gardens of Vaugirard, 1879
  12. Mandolin on a Chair, 1880
  13. Flowers and Japanese Book, 1882
  14. Aline Gauguin and One of Her Brothers, 1883
  15. Double Portrait of a Young Girl (Mademoiselle Lafuite), 1883
  16. Farm in Osny, 1883
  17. Ingeborg Thaulow, 1883
  18. Tomatoes and a Pewter Tankard on a Table, 1883
  19. Blue Roofs, Rouen, 1884
  20. Sunken Path, Wooded Rose, 1884
  21. Dahlias in a Copper Vase, 1885
  22. Horse and Cow in a Field, 1885
  23. Lilac Bouquet, 1885
  24. Skaters in Fredericksberg Park, 1885
  25. Still Life in an Interior, Copenhagen, 1885
  26. Four Breton Women, 1886
  27. Pots and Bouquets, 1886
  28. The Field of Derout-Lollichon, 1886
  29. Vase of Flowers, 1886
  30. Breton Boy by the Aven River, 1888
  31. Breton Girls Dancing, 1888
  32. Fishermen and Bathers on the Aven, 1888
  33. Night Cafe at Arles, 1888
  34. Portrait of Vincent van Gogh Painting Sunflowers, 1888
  35. Portrait of a Little Boy, 1888
  36. Portrait of a Woman (Marie Lagadu), 1888
  37. Self Portrait, Les Miserables, 1888
  38. Shepherd and Shepherdess in a Meadow, 1888
  39. Still Life with Japanese Print, 1888
  40. The Swineheard, 1888
  41. Bonjour Monsieur Gauguin, 1889
  42. Christ in the Garden of Olives, 1889
  43. Fields by the Sea (Le Pouldu), 1889
  44. Green Christ (Breton Calvary), 1889
  45. Haymaking in Brittany, 1889
  46. Landscape at le Pouldu (The Isolated House), 1889
  47. Landscape with Two Breton Girls, 1889
  48. Madame Angele Satre, the Inkeeper at Pont-Aven, 1889
  49. Portrait of Jacob Meyer de Haan, 1889
  50. Portrait of Two Children (Paul and Jean Schuffenecker), 1889
  51. Seaweed Gatherers, 1889
  52. Self Portrait, Caricature, 1889
  53. Still Life 'Ripipont', 1889
  54. Still Life with Onions, Beetroot and a Japanese Print, 1889
  55. The Gate (The Swineherd), 1889
  56. The Red Cow, 1889
  57. The Willows, 1889
  58. Yellow Haystacks (Golden Harvest), 1889
  59. Bowl of Fruit and Tankard before a Window, 1890
  60. Haystacks in Brittany, 1890
  61. Houses in le Pouldu, 1890
  62. Landscape at Le Pouldu, 1890
  63. Portrait of Aline Gauguin, 1890
  64. Seaside Harvest, le Pouldu, 1890
  65. Self Portrait, 1890
  66. Soyez Mysterieuses, 1890
  67. The Creek, Le Pouldu, 1890
  68. A Man with Axe, 1891
  69. Beneath the Pandanus Tree, 1891
  70. Flowers of France, 1891
  71. Ia Orana Maria (Hail Mary), 1891
  72. Mau Taporo (The Lemon Picker), 1891
  73. The Large Tree, 1891
  74. The Meal (The Bananas), 1891
  75. Two Women on the Beach, 1891
  76. Aha oe Feii (Are You Jealous), 1892
  77. By the Sea, 1892
  78. Her Name was Vairaumati, 1892
  79. Joyousness, 1892
  80. Landscape with Peacocks, 1892
  81. Manao Tupapau (The Spirit or The Dead Watches Over Her), 1892
  82. Mata Mua (In Olden Times), 1892
  83. Tahitian Women Bathing, 1892
  84. Tahitian Women under the Palms, 1892
  85. Te Poipoi, 1892
  86. The Seed of Areoi, 1892
  87. The Siesta, 1892
  88. What News, 1892
  89. Where Are You Going, 1892
  90. Words of the Devil, 1892
  91. Pape Moe (Mysterious Water), 1893
  92. Tahitian Pastorals, 1893
  93. Tahitian Woman near a River, 1893
  94. The Moon and the Earth, 1893
  95. Woman Holding a Fruit (Where Are You Going), 1893
  96. Christmas Night (The Blessing of the Oxen), 1894
  97. Nave Nave Moe (Delightful Drowsiness), 1894
  98. Two Breton Peasants on the Road, 1894
  99. Tahiti, 1895
  100. A Vase of Flowers, 1896
  101. Baby (Nativity of Tahitian Christ), 1896
  102. Portrait of a Young Woman, Vaite (Jeanne) Goupil, 1896
  103. Self Portrait, 1896
  104. Still Life with Mangoes, 1896
  105. The King's Wife, 1896
  106. Why are You Angry, 1896
  107. Self Portrait, 1897
  108. Tahitian Landscape, 1897
  109. Te Rerioa, 1897
  110. Thatched Hut under Palm Trees, 1897
  111. Vairumati, 1897
  112. Where Do We Come From, What are We Doing, Where are We Going, 1897
  113. Idol, 1898
  114. Three Tahitians, 1898
  115. Maternity (Women on the Seashore), 1899
  116. Month of Maria, 1899
  117. The Great Buddha, 1899
  118. Three Tahitian Women Against a Yellow Background, 1899
  119. Two Tahitian Women, 1899
  120. Flight, 1901
  121. Sunflowers, 1901
  122. Sunflowers and Apples, 1901
  123. The Offering, 1902
  124. Two Women (Mother and Daughter), 1902
  125. The Invocation, 1903

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