Paul Gauguin, Reclining Tahitian Women (1894)
Paul Gauguin, Reclining Tahitian Women (1894)

Gauguin – Racconti del Paradiso

Museo delle Culture – MUDEC

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October 28, 2015


February 21, 2016

The exhibition Gauguin, Racconti dal Paradiso (Stories from Paradise) at MUDEC in Milan investigates the sources of inspiration of Paul Gauguin’s figurative art.

The French Post-Impressionist artist Gauguin (1848-1903) was an avid traveller and let himself be inspired by wide range of different cultures, from the art of ancient Egypt and the Peruvian Inca cultures to those of Cambodia, Java and Polynesia.

The exhibition includes around one hundred works by Gauguin, coming from 12 museums and private collections, along with artefacts and images of the places that the artist visited. By confronting Gauguin’s masterpieces with his sources of inspiration, the exhibition aims to demonstrate the unique and original approach of the primitivism art movement of which Gauguin was main representative.

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