He created paintings whose radically simplified lines and colours echoed the unschooled art of the rustic and native cultures he loved. After his famously disastrous stay with Vincent van Gogh in southern France, Gauguin escaped European civilization for the Polynesian islands. Immersing himself in the culture, he produced a series of radiant canvases and powerful sculptures - his last great works.
From his childhood in Peru to his experiences in Tahiti, the story of Gauguin's life is recounted in authoritative text by an expert on the Post-Impressionists and compelling imagery by an award-winning illustrator.
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- Verlag: Laurence King Publishing / Laurence King Verlag GmbH
- Artikelnr. des Verlages: 846811
- Seitenzahl: 80
- Erscheinungstermin: 14. Oktober 2014
- Abmessung: 226mm x 172mm x 15mm
- Gewicht: 380g
- ISBN-13: 9781780671895
- ISBN-10: 178067189X
- Artikelnr.: 40334462