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Paul Gauguin

Famous Stolen Painting Recovered After Hanging On A Kitchen Wall For Years

AP | FRANCES D'EMILIO | Posted 04.02.2014 | Arts

ROME (AP) — A Paul Gauguin still life stolen from a wealthy collector's home in Britain decades ago has been recovered after hanging for 40 years in...

Andrew Lord, Paul Gaugin, and the Light of New Mexico (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 02.19.2014 | Arts
VernissageTV

In these works, Andrew Lord uses the shapes of French Post-Impressionist artist Paul Gaugin as a vehicle to describe light, in this case the light conditions Lord observes on Carson Mesa, a vast wild plain in northern New Mexico.

Gauguin Lives On!

Posted 02.04.2014 | Arts

Hazy horizons that fade into the fuzzy-edged sea, forests at once electric and melting, leaves as plump and ripe as fruits -- these are the mystical y...

Big Art Heist Reported At Dutch Museum

AP | TOBY STERLING | Posted 12.15.2012 | Arts

AMSTERDAM (AP) -- Thieves broke into a Rotterdam museum on Tuesday and walked off with works from the likes of Picasso, Monet, Gauguin and Matisse pot...

Art Runs in the Family

MutualArt | Posted 09.25.2012 | Arts
MutualArt

Artistic genes ran in the family of many iconic artists, although we hardly speak of the artwork of the lesser-known relatives who often provided great influence.

Artists Who Would Make Broadway Hits

Posted 07.02.2012 | Arts

This year, gold leaf master and notorious casanova Gustav Klimt celebrates his 150th anniversary. New York is celebrating with a retrospective of Klim...

Caught In A Bad Romance

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.12.2012 | Arts

When Edvard Munch created "The Scream" in 1893, it became a symbol for modern anxiety. Munch's pale-faced protagonist is in agony, while the blood-red...

Katharina Wulff's Whimsical Daydreams

Posted 05.08.2012 | Arts

Katharina Wulff's paintings are as mysterious in their subject matter as they are in their varied influences. Her visual stories display mysterious ch...

Gauguin Exhibition Strikes Controversy

Posted 02.21.2012 | Arts

Almost as legendary as Paul Gauguin's colorful depictions of Tahitian utopia is the colorful story of how he got there and what he did once in the tro...

Beyond Bora Bora

Mark Sissons | Posted 01.31.2012 | Travel
Mark Sissons

On islands like Huahine, Raiatea, Taha'a and the atoll of Rangiroa, the sparkling turquoise lagoon waters are even less paddled and the lush scenery virtually unspoiled.

SLIDESHOW: Artists Gone Wild

Posted 11.20.2011 | Arts

Artists are often eccentric; that's part of their appeal. But there's a fine line between eccentricity and hide-your-kids lunacy, and the artists in t...

Jersey City Museum of Russian Art (MoRA) is Worth Crossing the Hudson

Lia Petridis Maiello | Posted 11.20.2011 | Arts
Lia Petridis Maiello

The Museum of Russian Art (MORA) is exhibiting two contemporary Russian/Eastern European artists right now that are taking the viewer on a stunning travel to strangely familiar places.

WATCH: 500 Years Of Artists Paint Women

Posted 11.19.2011 | Arts

New to us at HuffPost Arts, Philip Scott Johnson's "500 Years Of Female Portraits In Western Art" is intriguing in its ability to trace how representa...

2011's Top 10 Moments In Art, So Far

The Huffington Post | Analise Roland | Posted 09.17.2011 | Home

Since we've made it halfway through 2011, we thought we'd take a look back at the art moments that have defined this year so far. From the defacing of...

We Bet You Don't Know These 10 Odd Facts About Famous Artists

Posted 09.16.2011 | Arts

You might think that since the artists included in the slideshow below are famous, you know everything about them (and perhaps some of you do). But we...

Guess The Artist

Posted 09.10.2011 | Arts

One of the most prominent Post-Impressionist painters, this nineteenth-century artist is best known for his lurid color palette and provocative subjec...

Happy Birthday Paul Gauguin!

Posted 08.06.2011 | Arts

On June 7, 1848 Eugene Henri Paul Gauguin was born in Paris France. He was an important figure in the Symbolist movement and his bold experiments with...

Paris in the Time of the Impressionists

David Galenson | Posted 07.31.2011 | Arts
David Galenson

In an essay written in the 1930s, the poet Paul Valéry reflected on an extraordinary era: Degas plus Renoir; Monet plus Cézanne; and in the same way...

Woman Attacks 'Evil' Painting

AP | By BEN NUCKOLS | Posted 06.04.2011 | Arts

WASHINGTON -- A woman accused of pounding on a painting by Paul Gauguin and trying to rip it from a wall at the National Gallery of Art told police th...

Gauguin Painting Attacked

The Washington Post | Timothy R. Smith and and Martin Weil, Sunday, April 3, 10:07 PM | Posted 06.03.2011 | Arts

A painting at the Gauguin exhibit in the National Gallery was attacked last week by a gallery visitor, a rare and unusual incident that provoked consi...

Arts Swimsuit Edition 2011 | Picasso, Seurat, Gauguin

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Unless you've been living under a rock without internet access (and surely dear HuffPost reader, this wouldn't apply to you), you've heard of the rele...

The Ten Best Love Poems Ever Written In Honor Of Valentine's Day 2011

James Scarborough | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
James Scarborough

Mindful of Paul Valery's painfully true contention that "Love is being stupid together," how about ten poems and ten paintings that celebrate the art of being stupid together? Come on, just this once.

Suffocating in San Francisco With Van Gogh, Gauguin, Cezanne and a Thousand Tourists

Mat Gleason | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Mat Gleason

No matter how great these "Post-Impressionist Masterpieces" are, they are crammed in a basement overfilled with way too many sleepwalking European tourists.

Paradise & Little Vigils: Conversations with Judy Collins and That Guy Mark Erelli

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Collins discusses her new album, which includes a song about 9/11 and a duet recorded with Joan Baez, and what it's like to have the President of the United States name his child after your record.

Paul Gauguin, In Search of the Primitive: Jacques Jouet's Savage

Anis Shivani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Anis Shivani

Savage is highly successful, morally anchored experimental fiction. Jouet provokes fundamental rethinking of the permanent questions about the West's relation to its "savage" other.