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biografía de Paul GAUGUIN (1848-1903)

Personal data


Birth : 06/07/1848 - Paris, France
Death : 05/08/1903 - Atuona, Marquesas Islands (French Polynesia)
Sex : M
Nationality/Affiliation : France

Professional data


Work and Life

1891 – 1893:Lived and worked in Tahiti, French Polynesy and elsewhere in the South Pacific.
1888:He travelled to Vincent van GOGH’s home in Arles, France. His stay was both traumatic and fruitfull for both artists. They learned a great deal from each other but were often at odds. Gauguin returned to Paris in December after Van Gogh’s "ear incide
1888:In Brittany he met Paul SERUSIER.
1887:With Charles LAVAL he travelled to Panama and Martinique.
1885:Returned to Paris, France leaving his family in Denmark.
1884:Had moved with his family to Copenhagen, Denmark.
1874:Began working with Camille PISSARRO, Paris, France.
1865 – 1871:Served in the merchant marine.
1851 – 1855:Lived and worked in Lima, Peru.

Work


Categorie and medium


Painting : Oil/canvas
Sculpture-Volume :

Subject

color
still life
landscape
portrait

Movements and styles

French Impressionism
Post-Impressionism
Symbolism
School of Pont-Aven

Works

Two Tahitian Women
Date of creation : 1899
Medium : Oil/canvas
Size : 94 x 72 cm
 
Day of the Gods (Mahana No Atua)
Date of creation : 1894
Medium : Oil/canvas
Size : 68 x 92 cm
 
A Farm in Brittany
Date of creation : 1894
Medium : Oil/canvas
Size : 72 x 91 cm
 
Ancestors of Tehamana
Date of creation : 1893
Medium : Oil/canvas
Size : 76 x 54 cm
 
Haere Mai
Date of creation : 1891
Medium : Oil
Technical data : /burlap
Size : 28 x 36 inch
 
In the Vanilla Grove, Man and Horse
Date of creation : 1891
Medium : Oil
Technical data : /burlap
Size : 29 x 36 inch
 
Van Gogh peignant des tournesols
Date of creation : 1888
Medium : Oil/canvas
Size : 93 x 74 cm
 

Solo Exhibitions (Selected)


Solo exhibitions

2003

Gauguin-Tahiti, l’atelier des tropiques
Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais – Paris, France
10/04/2003 – 01/19/2004

Autour des oeuvres de Gauguin du legs Clara Brouillon
Musée des Beaux-Arts – Reims, France
05/04/2003 – 06/30/2003

L¿Aventure de Pont-Aven et Gauguin
Musée du Luxembourg – Paris, France
04/02/2003 – 06/22/2003

La vie de Gauguin
Musée des beaux-arts – Quimper, France
03/15/2003 – 06/22/2003

2002

Gauguin in New York collections: the Lure of the Exotic
The Metropolitan Museum of Art – New York NY, United States
06/18/2002 – 10/20/2002

2001

Gauguin’s “Nirvana”: Painters at Le Pouldu, 1889-1890
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art – Hartford CT, United States
01/27/2001 – 04/29/2001

1998

Fondation Pierre Gianadda – Martigny, Switzerland
06/10/1998 – 11/22/1998

1989

Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais – Paris, France
01/14/1989 – 04/24/1989

Group Exhibitions (Selected)


Art shows / fairs

2002

Art Basel Miami Beach
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/05/2002 – 12/08/2002
Represented by : Louis Stern Fine Arts – 9002 Melrose Avenue – West Hollywood CA, United States

2001

Arte Fiera – Mostra Mercato d’Arte contemporanea
Quartiere Fieristico – Bologna BO, Italy
01/25/2001 – 01/29/2001
Represented by : Salamon – L’ArteModerna – Via San Quintino, 4 – Turin TO, Italy

2000

ARTissima – Arte Contemporaneo a Torino, n° 7
Palazzo del Lavoro – Turin TO, Italy
10/05/2000 – 10/08/2000
Represented by : Salamon – L’ArteModerna – Via San Quintino, 4 – Turin TO, Italy

1999

ARTissima – Arte Contemporaneo a Torino, n° 6
Turin TO, Italy
10/07/1999 – 10/10/1999
Represented by : Salamon – L’ArteModerna – Via San Quintino, 4 – Turin TO, Italy

1906

Salon d’Automne
Paris, France
1906


Group exhibitions

2003

L¿Aventure de Pont-Aven et Gauguin
Museo di Capodimonte – Naples NA, Italy
10/15/2003 – 01/08/2004

L¿Aventure de Pont-Aven et Gauguin
Musée des beaux-arts – Quimper, France
07/12/2003 – 09/30/2003

Paradise
National Gallery – London, United Kingdom
07/10/2003 – 09/28/2003

Paradise
Laing Art Gallery – Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear, United Kingdom
04/12/2003 – 06/29/2003

Exposition vente, André Breton, 42 rue Fontaine
Calmels Cohen – Drouot Richelieu – Paris, France
04/01/2003 – 04/18/2003

L’Invitation au voyage : l’Avant-garde française de Gauguin à Matisse de la collection du musée de l¿Ermitage
Musée des Beaux-Arts – Montréal QC, Canada
01/31/2003 – 04/27/2003

Paradise
City Museum and Art Gallery – Bristol, Avon, United Kingdom
01/18/2003 – 03/30/2003

2002

Van Gogh & Gauguin: the Studio of the South
Van Gogh Museum – Amsterdam, Netherlands
02/09/2002 – 06/02/2002

2001

Van Gogh & Gauguin: the Studio of the South
The Art Institute of Chicago – Chicago IL, United States
09/22/2001 – 01/13/2002

1997

A Century of Sculpture: The Nasher Collection
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum – New York NY, United States
02/07/1997 – 06/01/1997

1995

Campo – 46° Biennale di Venezia
Ca’Giustinian San Marco 1316 – Venice VE, Italy
06/11/1995 – 10/15/1995

1993

From Rodin to Serra
Gstaad, Switzerland
03/1993 – 04/1993

Bibliography (Selected)


By the artist


Monographies

1998

Noa Noa : Voyage de Tahiti
Publisher: Assouline – Paris, France
1998
ISBN : 2908228459

1989

Oviri : Ecrits d’un sauvage
Publisher: Editions Gallimard – 5 rue Sébastien-Bottin – Paris, France
1989
ISBN : 2070325334


On the artist


Dictionaries

1991

L’art du XXème siècle
Publisher: Larousse – 21 rue du Montparnasse – Paris, France
Author: Breuille Jean-Philippe
1991
ISBN : 2035113083


Periodicals

2003

VIGNOHT Guy – La Peinture du Jouir
in: Univers des Arts n° 84 p. 78
Paris, France
11/2003

FRIMBOIS Jean-Pierre & DE MAISONROUGE Isabelle – Paul Gauguin : où allons-nous ?
in: Art Actuel n° 28 p. 8
Paris, France
09/2003-10/2003

LEQUEUX Emmanuelle – Tristes Tropiques
in: Beaux Arts Magazine n° 233 p. 88
Paris, France
10/2003

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