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The Gauguin Atlas

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The Gauguin Atlas by Nienke Denekamp
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Follow along on the exotic journeys of the celebrated French artist Paul Gauguin Paul Gauguin (1848-1903) was an artist perpetually in search of new horizons. This fascinating visual tour reveals the full extent of Gauguin's travels and their influence on his unique style. Gauguin's several lengthy trips to Tahiti and the Marquesas between 1891 and the artist's death, visits that provided the inspiration for many of his most famous canvases, are well known and documented here in rich detail. Less familiar are stories from his early years living with his family in Peru, which Gauguin would later describe as "idyllic," and his years in the French Navy, which would take him to numerous destinations including India. Throughout the 1880s, as a young man starting a family and struggling to become established within the art world, the restless Gauguin moved often--within Paris, to Rouen, to Copenhagen, and back to Paris. Abundantly illustrated with hundreds of vibrant images, including archival material and the artist's own works, The Gauguin Atlas brings to life the places that Gauguin visited and lived. The book's handsome design seamlessly integrates maps and other images with an accessible and engaging text that narrates Gauguin's travels; what emerges is a vivid picture of an artist continually seeking new experience and inspiration for his art.

Author Biography

Nienke Denekamp is a freelance writer and editor. She is a co-author of The Vincent van Gogh Atlas (Yale).
Release date NZ
November 13th, 2018
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
400 color illus.
Imprint
Yale University Press
Pages
180
ISBN-13
9780300237269
Product ID
28050111

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