Gauguin’s Depiction of Women and Use of Materials

Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 1:30 p.m.

The René d' Harnoncourt Exhibition Galleries, sixth floor

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Gauguin: Metamorphoses
Starr Figura. With essays by Elizabeth Childs, Hal Foster, and Erika Mosier

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Take a closer look at Paul Gauguin’s depictions of women, from savage to saintly, playful to moody, seductive to childlike.Then compare related works to explore the variations of expression Gauguin achieved through the use of different materials and often innovative techniques.

In conjunction with the exhibition Gauguin: Metamorphoses

Gallery Sessions, impromptu interactions facilitated by Museum educators that explore the creative process, art history, and the experience of art, take place daily in select galleries. Groups meet in the galleries noted on the schedule. Gallery Sessions are free with Museum admission. No registration is required.

FM headsets for sound amplification are available for all talks.