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Title Gauguin : a spiritual journey / Christina Hellmich, Line Clausen Pedersen ; with Elizabeth C. Childs, Carol S. Ivory, Theano Jaillet, Philippe Peltier, Agnes Penot, Lea Saint-Raymond, Belinda Thomson, Yuki Kihara.

Publication Info. San Francisco : De Young-Legion of Honor, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco : DelMonico Books·Prestel, 2018.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    759.4 Gauguin,P GAU    Available
Description 255 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 31 cm
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Summary "This dazzling book showcases dozens of Paul Gauguin's most celebrated works and presents a new consideration of the artist's relationships. This vibrant examination of Paul Gauguin's life and work features more than fifty pieces from the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek collection in Copenhagen, including paintings, wood carvings, and ceramics along with Oceanic art and Gauguin's works on paper from the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco's permanent collections. Each piece is reproduced in exquisite detail, offering a superb opportunity to enjoy Gauguin's groundbreaking use of color, line, and form. Essays examine Gauguin's relationships and reveal the struggles, indulgences, awakenings, and betrayals of his personal and professional life. Other essays provide new insights into Gauguin's travels to the far reaches of the French colonial empire in the Pacific and explore his cultural identity, sexuality, and spirituality. Beautifully designed to complement Gauguin's extraordinary oeuvre, this book offers a refreshing take on an artist whose life and work continue to fascinate to the present day"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 244-246) and index.
Contents "Ma chere Mette" : Paul Gauguin, Mette Gad, and the Danish adventure / Line Clausen Pedersen -- San Francisco's de Young Museum and Gauguin's encounter with Maori art / Christina Hellmich -- In search of a characterization of Gauguin : a spiritual journey without end? / Belinda Thomson -- The travels of a savage / Philippe Peltier -- Paul Gauguin : businessman or starving artist? / Anges Penot and Lea Saint-Raymond -- Tahiti at the end of the nineteenth century / Theano Jaillet -- Gauguin in Tahiti : encounters and inventions in the 1890's / Elizabeth Childs -- A vision of a "genderless" Moana paradise / Yuki Kihara -- Social and religious context in the Marquesas and the relationships Gauguin developed during his time there / Carol S. Ivory.
Subject Gauguin, Paul, 1848-1903 -- Exhibitions.
Gauguin, Paul, 1848-1903 -- Psychology -- Exhibitions.
Added Author Hruska, Libby, editor.
Gannon, Victoria, editor.
Hellmich, Christina, author.
Pedersen, Line Clausen, author.
Childs, Elizabeth C, writer of supplementary textual content.
Vekony, Rose, translator.
M.H. de Young Memorial Museum, host institution.
Added Title Spiritual journey
ISBN 9783791357959 (hardback)

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