In 1894, Paul Gauguin left Europe to spend two years in Tahiti, where he produced some of his most beautiful and best-known paintings
In 1894, Paul Gauguin left Europe to spend two years in Tahiti, where he produced some of his most beautiful and best-known paintings. But he also created another masterpiece that has languished in obscurity for nearly 100 years: a detailed.
Noa Noa : the Tahitian journal. Translated from the French. Originally published: New York : . G27A2 1985 75. 84-21058. Manufactured in the United States by Courier Corporation.
I am entering into the truth, into nature. Paul Gauguin, Noa Noa. tags: conventions, customs, freedom, life, living, nature, society. Don't over finish your work. There is value to done.
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Paul Gauguin fled what he called "filthy Europe" in 1891 to what he hoped would be an unspoiled paradise, Tahiti.
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Noa Noa. by. Gauguin, Paul, 1848-1903. Gauguin, Paul, 1848-1903, Painters - France, Tahiti. Berlin : B. Cassirer. "Dites, qu’avez-vous vu?" CHARLES BAUDELAIRE. Do you know, Gauguin," said the princess in rising, "I do not like your La Fontaine. For Tehura I was in a very short time an open book. In a way I experienced, at my expense and in my own person, the profound gulf which separates an Oceanian soul from a Latin soul, particularly a French soul. The soul of a Maori is not revealed immediately.
The Noa Noa woodcuts illustrate everything that drew Gauguin to printmaking. Although the woodcut had seen a modest revival in the nineteenth century, no example matched the audacity of Gauguin's approach to the medium, which allowed him to work on a natural, "primitive" matrix, creating works that combined the sculptural gouging of his carved wood low reliefs with the evocative color of his paintings. It also provided seemingly endless opportunity for experimentation. Gauguin printed Noa Noa blocks with various inkings and color combinations, on different papers, and sometimes.
Noa Noa - the most widely known of Gauguin's writings - is reproduced here . Through this, his influence on modern art was powerful.
Page after page reveals Gauguin's keen observations of Tahiti and its people, and his passionate struggle to achieve the inner harmony he expressed so profoundly on canvas. Paul Gauguin, together with Vincent Van Gogh and Paul Cezanne, was one of the great masters of postimpressionism.