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Gauguin, Paul 1848-1903

Works: 3,012 works in 8,080 publications in 18 languages and 122,877 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Poetry  Exhibition catalogs  Juvenile works  Biographies  Diaries  Catalogs  Pictorial works  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Artist, Other, Honoree, Dedicatee, Creator, Composer, Performer, Engraver, Sculptor, Author of introduction, Collector, Lyricist, Calligrapher
Classifications: ND553.G27, 759.4
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Noa Noa : the Tahiti journal of Paul Gauguin by Paul Gauguin( Book )

369 editions published between 1900 and 2017 in 18 languages and held by 1,368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beschrijving van Gaugin's eerste verblijf op Tahiti van 1891 tot 1893
Gauguin and Impressionism by Richard R Brettell( Book )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 1,024 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Paul Gauguin (1848-1903) was introduced into the Impressionist circle by Camille Pissarro and contributed major works to five of the eight Impressionist exhibitions between 1879 and 1886. During these years he transformed himself from a banker-stockbroker into a professional artist and from a family man into a solitary searcher for artistic, moral, and spiritual truths. Yet this vital period of Gauguin's life has usually been dismissed as a mere prelude to his brilliant career as an anti-Impressionist. This illustrated book reconsiders Gauguin's apprenticeship as an Impressionist and reassesses his contributions to the movement through the extraordinarily subtle and beautiful paintings, sculpture, and ceramic works he created during the years before 1887." "Richard R. Brettell and Anne-Birgitte Fonsmark argue that Gauguin's Impressionist paintings compare in quality to those of Sisley, Morisot, or Cassatt and that as a sculptor he was second only to Degas. His sculptures and ceramics were even more searching and radical than his early paintings and are crucial to the understanding of his development. Gauguin grappled with the thorniest issues debated by the French avant-garde, and no member of the Impressionist group created works as enigmatic or as wideranging, both artistically and emotionally."--Jacket
Gauguin : maker of myth by Paul Gauguin( Book )

9 editions published in 2010 in English and French and held by 840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features a compilation of the French painter's work, along with commentaries about important themes, his life, and the use of storytelling in his work
Gauguin Tahiti by George T. M Shackelford( Book )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of Paul Gauguin is one of the richest and most mythic in the history of Western art. A banker and "Sunday painter," he left behind family and homeland and sailed to the South Seas, seeking a life "in ecstasy, in peace, and for art." Gauguin Tahiti, the first major retrospective of the artists work in fifteen years, offers an in-depth study of the fabled Polynesian years that have so defined our image of the painter. Alongside essays by leading American and French critics on every aspect of Gauguins art, from the legendary canvases to his sculptures, ceramics, and innovative graphic works, are discussions of the Polynesian society, culture, and religion that helped shape them; an in-depth biographical narrative of the artists life, with the many epiphanies, frustrations, and discoveries that make his time in the South Seas one of the most mythologically potent episodes in the history of Western art; and a chronicle of his changing fortunes in the century since his death. At the center of it all is Gauguins 1897 masterpiece, Where Do We Come From? What Are We? Where Are We Going?, the summation and crowning glory of his mature career, presented with unprecedented depth and authority. Over one hundred years later, Gauguin remains one of the most enigmatic and attractive figures of 19th-century art, the very pivot of modernism, and Gauguin Tahiti finally portrays this crucial period of his life in all its color and drama
Gauguin : a retrospective by Peggy Vance( Book )

16 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in 5 languages and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book features hundreds of illustrations, including 125 colorplates. The text comprises writings of the artist's friends and colleagues as well as those of such late-nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century luminaries. The anthology also contains selections from Gauguin's own writings--including the celebrated Noa Noa
Phenomenal woman : four poems celebrating women by Maya Angelou( Book )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maya Angelou, the bestselling author of On the Pulse of Morning, Wouldn't Take Nothing for My Journey Now, and other lavishly praised works, is considered one of America's finest poets. Here, four of her most highly acclaimed poems are assembled in a beautiful gift edition that provides a feast for the eyes as well as the heart. (Poetry) From the Hardcover edition
Sculpture and ceramics of Paul Gauguin by Christopher Gray( Book )

11 editions published between 1963 and 1980 in 3 languages and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The pursuit of spiritual wisdom : the thought and art of Vincent van Gogh and Paul Gauguin by Naomi E Maurer( Book )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book explores van Gogh's and Gauguin's concepts of spirituality in life and art, and the ways in which their ideas and the events of their personal lives shaped their creation of repertoires of meaningful symbolic motifs."--Jacket
Technique and meaning in the paintings of Paul Gauguin by Vojtěch Jirat-Wasiutyński( Book )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Technique and Meaning in the Paintings of Paul Gauguin reinterprets Gauguin's art by reconstructing his painting techniques and their meaning for contemporaries. Using Gauguin as a case study, V. Jirat-Wasiutynski and H. Travers Newton Jr. show that technique provides historical evidence of aesthetic and cultural meaning. Gauguin began as a self-taught amateur in 1873 and, from 1879 to 1885, his techniques were closely modeled on Impressionism. Beginning in 1886, however, Gauguin reevaluated traditional procedures and, like a Renaissance fresco painter, used full-scale cartoons to prepare his monumental figure paintings. In the following years, the delicately textured, matte surfaces and areas of opaque high-key color in his oil paintings deliberately evoked older non-oil media such as tempera and fresco. Contemporary critics responded by calling Gauguin's work "primitive" and "decorative.""--Jacket
Paul Gauguin, 1848-1903 : the primitive sophisticate by Ingo F Walther( Book )

18 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Age of Impressionism - Suggestion and expression - Tahiti - A chronology from 1848-1903
Gauguin by Linda Bolton( Book )

13 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in 5 languages and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A selection of full-color reproductions of ten paintings by Paul Gauguin with actual size details designed to show what techniques the artist used to recreate his paintings
Gauguin by Françoise Cachin( Book )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the style and technique of the French Impressionist painter Paul Gauguin
Gauguin by René Huyghe( Book )

34 editions published between 1900 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief biography of the French artist accompanies reproductions and analyses of several of his works
Gauguin : watercolors, pastels, drawings by Jean Leymarie( Book )

4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Gauguin : the breakthrough into modernity by Heather Lemonedes( Book )

9 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a catalog of an exhibition of the works shown by Gauguin during the1889 World's Fair in Paris
Paul Gauguin by Adeline Peter Raboff( Book )

6 editions published in 1974 in 3 languages and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief biography of this nineteenth-century French artist accompanies reproductions and analyses of several of his works
Gauguin by Michael Howard( Book )

9 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in 4 languages and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of the life and work of French artist Paul Gauguin
Paul Gauguin by Paul Gauguin( Book )

27 editions published between 1928 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gauguin by Paul Gauguin( Book )

29 editions published between 1961 and 1971 in 5 languages and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explaines with clarity the startling changes that took place in the life and art of Gauguin
Van Gogh and Gauguin : the studio of the south by Douglas W Druick( Book )

6 editions published in 2001 in English and German and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The friendship of Vincent Van Gogh and Paul Gauguin - including an intense, two-month collaboration in Aries, in the south of France - is one of the most revealing and dynamic relationships in the history of modern art. When they first met in Paris in late 1887, they were two of a number of artists seeking a way to move beyond impressionism. They found common ground in the belief that progressive art should be created at a distance from urban decadence, a conviction that led Gauguin to Brittany and van Gogh to Aries in the early months of 1888." "Published on the occasion of a landmark exhibition organized by The Art Institute of Chicago and the Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam, the book is a provocative study of influence and innovation. With a wealth of illustrations, it offers a new perspective on some of the best-known masterpieces of modern art, as well as fresh insight into two of its central personalities."--Jacket
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Eugene-Henri Gauguin

Gaogeng, Baoluo 1848-1903

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Gogēns, Ežēns Anrī Pols 1848-1903

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Гоген, Поль 1848-1903

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بول جوجان، 1848-1903

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