Paul Gauguin

Paul Gauguin

Biography Paul Gauguin (1848 - 1903)

French post-impressionist painter

Was born on 07 jun 1848.
Died on 08 may 1903, at 54 years old.
Origin country France
Quotes by Paul Gauguin

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.
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Quotes Paul Gauguin

Paul Gauguin

Art is either plagiarism or revolution.

Quote by Paul Gauguin about art, revolution, magic
Paul Gauguin

Life being what it is, one dreams of revenge.

Quote by Paul Gauguin about revenge, dream, being, life
Paul Gauguin

I shut my eyes in order to see.

Quote by Paul Gauguin about philosophy, eyes, order
Paul Gauguin

We never really know what stupidity is until we have...

Quote by Paul Gauguin about philosophy, stupidity