Is it fair to use contemporary standards to judge a man who died 116 years ago?
A look at three paintings from the cusp of the 20th century that make a powerful argument for beauty.
The first exhibition devoted to Cubism in France since 1953 illustrates how the radical art movement shattered western pictorial conventions.
Gauguin: Voyage to Tahiti maneuvers around its subject’s more questionable actions by pretending they don’t exist.
Paul Gauguin’s decorative works, sculpture, wood carvings, and graphic artworks highlight his stimulating color harmonies and rich compositions, even as some of the subject matter sits uncomfortably with today’s standards.
The painter’s quest for a more “primitive” life took him from France to Tahiti and back — and then back again.
Two photographs taken on the same day in July 1896 show a person resembling known photos of Gauguin as well as the artist’s self-portraits.
Gauguin’s art furthered the dematerialization of beauty that Proust discerned in Rembrandt’s use of light by freeing color from form and drawing from realism.
CHICAGO — On Monday, February 15, I slept in Vincent van Gogh’s bedroom, the room from the Yellow House in Arles that he famously painted in 1888 and 1889.
While Vincent van Gogh’s self-portraits were a significant part of his painting career, no confirmed photographs of the artist as an adult are known to exist.
A previously unknown still life by artist Paul Gauguin has surfaced at Bonhams auction house in London.
It’s long been believed that painter Paul Gauguin was wrecked by syphilis when he died in the Marquesas Islands in 1903, but thanks to some old teeth thrown down a well, he may posthumously be given a cleaner bill of health.