Archivo de la etiqueta: Post-Impressionism

Paul Gauguin (1848-1903)

Synthetism & Primitivism From 1886 to 1891 Gauguin lived mainly in rural Brittany (except for a trip to Panama and Martinique from 1887 to 1888), where he was the center of a small group of experimental painters known as the school of … Seguir leyendo

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Joaquim Sorolla (1863-1923)

Valencian Luminism Joaquim Sorolla i Bastida was born in Valencia in 1865, orphaned at 2 and taken in by an aunt and her locksmith husband. Happily, his artistic gifts were recognized and encouraged at an early age. Scholarships won through early prize-winning … Seguir leyendo

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Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890)

de feseto Van Gogh – Lust for Argument In life, Vincent van Gogh had the opposite of charm. People tended to dislike his spiky red hair, staring eyes and jerky, galvanic movements on sight. On further acquaintance, almost everybody – including … Seguir leyendo

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Paul Cézanne (1839-1906)

The Master of Aix The Sainte-Victoire mountain near Paul Cézanne‘s home in Aix-en-Provence was one of his favorite subjects and he is known to have painted it over 60 times.  He was fascinated by the rugged architectural forms in the … Seguir leyendo

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Toulouse-Lautrec (1864-1901)

The Archetypal Bohemian Artist “I have tried to do what is true and not ideal”  (Toulouse-Lautrec) Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec was born into an aristocratic family in the south of France in 1864. In his late teens, Lautrec was honored to … Seguir leyendo

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