Paul Gauguin | Liggend meisje bang voor geesten van overledenen, Paul Gauguin, Louis Roy, 1894 | Een meisje ligt met opgetrokken knieën op een kleed en houdt angstig haar handen voor haar gezicht omdat zij bang is voor de geesten van overledenen. Volgens het geloof van de Maoris tonen de geesten zich in lichtflitsen en deze heeft de kunstenaar drie weergegegeven tegen de donkere achtergrond.
Paul Gauguin Eugène Henri Paul Gauguin (7 June 1848 – 8 May 1903) was a leading Post-Impressionist painter. His bold experimentation with coloring led directly to the Synthetist style of modern art while his expression of the inherent meaning of the subjects in his paintings, under the influence of the cloisonnist style, paved the way to Primitivism and the return to the pastoral. He was also an influential exponent of wood engraving and woodcuts as art forms.
"Tahitian Faces" ca. 1899 Paul Gauguin I love the simplicity of his drawing. I still feel that carries a great depth of beauty and emotion, and perhaps this subjective experience is strengthened by the departure from realism. Move from objective to interior, subjective realm.
Eugène Henri Paul Gauguin (French: [øʒɛn ɑ̃ʁi pol ɡoɡɛ̃]; 7 June 1848 – 8 May 1903) was a leading French Post-Impressionist artist who was not well appreciated until after his death. Gauguin was later recognized for his experimental use of colors and synthetist style that were distinguishably different from Impressionism. His work was influential to the French avant-garde and many modern artists, such as Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse. Gauguin’s art became popular after his death and many…