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Paul Gauguin

Data de nascimento: 7. Junho 1848
Data de falecimento: 8. Maio 1903

Eugène-Henri-Paul Gauguin foi um pintor francês do pós-impressionismo.


„Na arte, todos que fizeram algo diferente de seus predecessores mereceram a denominação de revolucionários; e são somente eles que são mestres.“

„Fecho meus olhos para ver.“


„A arte precisa da filosofia assim como a filosofia precisa da arte. De outro modo, o que seria da beleza?“

„I shut my eyes in order to see.“

„Art is either revolution or plagiarism“

„Life being what it is, one dreams of revenge.“

„We never really know what stupidity is until we have experimented on ourselves.“

„... solitude is not to be recommended to everyone, for you have to be strong in order to bear it and act alone.“ The Writings of a Savage


„Color which, like music, is a matter of vibrations, reaches what is most general and therefore most indefinable in nature: its inner power.“

„Thanks to our cinctures and corsets we have succeeded in making an artificial being out of woman. She is an anomaly, and Nature herself, obedient to the laws of heredity, aids us in complicating and enervating her. We carefully keep her in a state of nervous weakness and muscular inferiority, and in guarding her from fatigue, we take away from her possibilities of development. Thus modeled on a bizarre ideal of slenderness to which, strangely enough, we continue to adhere, our women have nothing in common with us, and this, perhaps, may not be without grave moral and social disadvantages.“ Noa Noa

„How do you see this tree? Is it green?
... Don't be afraid to paint it as green as possible.“

„It is so small a thing, the life of a man, and yet there is time to do great things, fragments of a common task.“ The Writings of a Savage


„Don't over finish your work. There is value to done.“

„All the joys—animal and human—of a free life are mine. I have escaped everything that is artificial, conventional, customary. I am entering into the truth, into nature.“ Noa Noa

„The self-esteem one acquires and a well-earned feeling of one's strength are the only consolation in this world. Income, after all, most brutes have that.“ The Writings of a Savage

„All the masters have those weak points that are called masterpieces; and besides, they do them as crowd pleasers -- to prove that they have the know-how.“ The Writings of a Savage

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