Monday, October 12, 2009

Cafe Art




Breton Girls Dancing, Pont-Aven by Paul Gauguin, 1888, National Gallery of Art.

Known as the Volpini Suite, the Cleveland Museum of Art and the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, have organized and exhibition that re-creates Gauguin's ground-breaking show that is widely considered to be the first exhibition of Symbolist Art.

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3 comments:

ZZ said...

Charming!

jewelry deisgn said...

Great post =]

Suzanne DeCuir said...

Love this work - especially the way Gauguin created a sense of movement by positioning the figures at an angle. Even the horizon appears to tilt, adding to the sense of motion. Thanks for posting this.
Suzanne
www.suzannedecuir.blogspot.com

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