Gauguin the alchemist
Paul Gauguin (1848-1903) is now considered one of the 20th century’s greatest painters and a father of modern art, with Munch and Cézanne.
He advised artists not to “copy nature too closely. Art is an abstraction; as you dream amid nature, extrapolate art from it and concentrate on what you create as a result. The only way to rise towards God is by doing as our divine Master does, create.”
Featuring his masterworks, the show traces his surprising career and wide choice of media – painting, drawing, engraving, sculpture and ceramics.
Closed Tuesday. 10 am to 8pm, 10pm Wednesday.
Until January 29, 2018.