Paul Gauguin. L'oeil sauvage (PocheCouleur No. 34) (French Edition)

 
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Together with Cezanne and Van Gogh, Gauguin was one of the founding fathers of modern art. While Cezanne created an art of synthesis, and Van Gogh focused on primal expression, Gauguin s approach involved a rehabilitation of the dark forces of the mind, and the search for a virginity that involved the expression of a world devoid of all the defects of a civilization whose vices and snares he had escaped from.
His painting was the record of a quest that led him to the most distant horizons; he wanted to create a world of innocence and pure sensuality, like an echo of Arcadia or a lost paradise. Women dominated his world, with the power of all the forces of nature that they incarnate.
Gaugin's life was inseparable from his work. He devoted himself to it with the enthusiasm of a warrior as he attempted to create a form of painting freed of academic fetters. While the Impressionist revolution was a natural progression in the history of art, Gauguin was the first to break away from western traditions, using archetypes from civilizations that were still untouched, or others from a distant past, creating a language of origins, striving to present the genesis of a new man, one free of all the hypocrisy that ruled social relations in the 19th century. In his own manner, he lauded the sacred, was close to pagan divinities, and tried to develop a synthesis with them and recreate a lost Eden.

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