Paul Gauguin
French, 1848-1903
10,471 followers
Paul Gauguin
French, 1848-1903
10,471 followers
High auction record
$40m, Christie's, 2006
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields, de Young Museum
Selected exhibitions (3)
Selected exhibitions
2018
Gauguin and Laval in Martinique,
Van Gogh Museum
Gauguin: A Spiritual Journey,
de Young Museum
2017
Gauguin the alchemist,
RMN Grand Palais

A pioneer of the Symbolist art movement in France, Paul Gauguin is renowned for his “savage” art …

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A pioneer of the Symbolist art movement in France, Paul Gauguin is renowned for his “savage” art depicting sumptuous Tahitian women, nude bathers and haystacks in the Breton landscape, and decorative door panels around his hut on the Marquesas Islands in French Polynesia. Although Gauguin began his artistic career …

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