Gauguin, (Eugene Henri) Paul (1848 - 1903)
French postimpressionist painter, whose lush color, flat two-dimensional forms, and subject matter helped form the basis of modern art.
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But the lanscape with its strong, pure colours dazzled me, made me blind. I was always undecided, sought and sought... And at the same time it was so easy to paint, as I saw it, without much consideration to place a red beside a blue! Golden figures in streams and on beaches captivated me. Why did I hestitate capturing this jubilation of sun on my canvas? Oh! these old European traditions! the timing style of espression of degenerate races!
(From Paul Gauguin NOA NOA)
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"In art, all who have done something other than their predecessors have merited the epithet of revolutionary; and it is they alone who are masters."
"Where do we come from ?
What are we ?
Where are we going ?"

Paul Gauguin
1898

Last Update January 17, 2002