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    Paul Gauguin : A Father

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    Paul Gauguin: a brother, son, uncle, father and most importantly a Stockbroker. Paul Gauguin who would be later described as an amazingly famous Impressionist Artist kicked off his life being a stockbroker in the year of 1880-1886. He was birthed by two extraordinary parents Clovis Gauguin, a journalist, and Alina Marie Chazal. While in High School Gauguin dreamed of pursuing his goals however he went another route and, joined the marine at age seventeen, and later joined the Navy whilst later returning

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    The Life of Paul Gauguin Essay

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    The Life of Paul Gauguin Paul Gauguin was born in Paris on June 7th, 1848. His childhood was filled with radical beliefs and a libertarian lifestyle. In fact, his own father Clovis Gauguin was a republican journalist by trade, whose own writings were criticized for their radicalism and eventually forced the family into exile in 1849. With no stable source of income due to his father’s death, the family established residency in Peru, a decision made in accordance to his mother’s

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    This is an important distinction to make, because “primitivism” was defined in the eyes of the Europeans who saw foreign civilizations as unsophisticated, indicating that the concept of “primitivism” is heavily biased in the view of the Europeans. Paul Gauguin and Henri Matisse were two artists that were highly influenced by the concept of “primitivism,” and some similarity can be depicted in their works such as the use of female nudes, vivid colors, and artistic techniques. However, their definition

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    Paul Gauguin - Paul Gauguin was a French post-impressionist artist whose work mainly went unappreciated until after his death in 1903. It wasn’t until 1940 that his work began to see worldwide success and gain appreciation by larger audiences. Today, Gauguin is one of the most well-known artists and his paintings rank among some of the most expensive in the world. Some of Gauguin’s most notable works include Tahitian Women on the Beach (1891) and Where Do We Come From? What Are We? Where Are We Going

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    Paul Gaugin was born in Paris on June 7th 1848. When Gauguin was only a young child his family moved to Peru. When he got older, he joined the merchant marines In 1873, he married Mette Gad, a Danish woman who he moved back to Paris and had 5 children with. Painting started out as a hobby for Gauguin, but it soon became a job. Pissarro, who liked Gauguin’s art, invited him to exhibit with some impressionists, such as Edgar Degas and Claude Monet. Gauguin’s art dealer was Vincent Van Gogh’s brother

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    Look Pass the Label A few weeks ago, I visited the Museum of Modern Art. As I was going through the second exhibition a particular painting caught my attention. Still life with three puppies by Paul Gauguin was titled. My first encounter with this painting was through the title, which made me create negative hypothesis on what the painting was depicting. When looking at this painting all I could think about was my lack of fascination towards animals, especially puppies, while the person standing

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    Vincent Van Gogh and Paul Gauguin produced many artistic creations during the nine weeks they lived together in the Yellow House. Independently creating similar pieces that reflected the work of the each other. In color, style and theme there are three specific pieces of each artist in which similarity is relevant throughout the image. Vincent Van Gogh's unique brushstrokes and Paul Gauguin's usage of geometric shapes proved to be a very mutually influential collaboration. The two artists have similar

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    Impressionism. Two of the more influential painters from this movement were Vincent van Gogh and Paul Gauguin, who aimed to connect with viewers on a deeper level by access Nature’s mystery and meaning beyond its superficial, observable level. However, each artist’s approach to achieving this goal was different. In close examination of Vincent van Gogh’s Self-Portrait (Dedicated to Paul Gauguin) and Paul Gauguin’s Self-Portrait with Portrait of Émile Bernard (Les misérables), one may clearly see the

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    What Are We? Where Are We Going? Paul Gauguin is known for being one of the world's greatest painters, although he was not much appreciated at his time. His work seems to tell stories of his life. In his series of painting done in Tahiti, we can see the many wonders that Gauguin himself explored. Today Gauguin's painting run for millions. For example; Paul Gauguin's Maternite (II) done in 1899 was sold for $39.2 million. That wasn't the case back when Gauguin first started his new career. In this

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    Descriptive Analysis of a Painting Paul Gauguin was born in France during a time of political and social unrest. Soon after his birth, his family sought refuge in Peru with a wealthy family member. The luxurious lifestyle and gorgeous island landscape of Peru left a lasting impression on young Gauguin. Six years later, he and his family returned to France. There he built a life for himself as a stockbroker and a father of five children. However, he often traveled to tropical paradises like

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