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Paul Gauguin

By Isabell Cahn, Eckhartd Hoffmann

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In 1883 Paul Gauguin abandons his prominent banking career and decides that "from now on I will pai nt every day". The co - founder of Synthetism and trailblazer of Expressionism turns his back on the bourgeois world, leaves his wife and children, and, in 1891, sets out for the South Sea, financing his journey through the sale of thirty paintings. His thou ghts on art, his existential worries, his discovery of color and his search for paradise come to life again in the excerpts from his letters and statements compiled in this volume. Together with some forty color reproductions of his works, his biography, a nd a preface by an expert, the book introduces readers in a very special way to Gauguin's universe.

Product code: 9783777428543

ISBN 9783777428543
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H205xW140
Series The Great Masters of Art
No. Of Pages 80
Publisher Hirmer Verlag
On Sale Date 01/11/2017
Paul Gauguin. Paul Gauguin gave up his promising career at the bank in 1883, deciding that from now onwards I will paint every day."