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Paul Gauguin, cursed artist, misunderstood by society for his radical and non-conformist choices. A life marked by the constant need to escape from a world, the West, which he gets to know thanks to a comfortable bourgeois lifestyle that he experiences with his wife, family and property. His is a Continue Reading
“Well, what can I say, what one has inside shines on the outside… One has a big fire in his heart, and no one ever comes close to warm up, and passersby only see a little smoke on top of the chimney, and then they leave, continuing on their way”… Continue Reading
Cézanne, lonely master, ready to get excited about a flash of light, was described by Gauguin as a “man coming from the South, who spent his days on the top of the mountains reading Virgil and looking at the sky” in light of his passion for the classics.
It was Pissarro Continue Reading
“I am obliged to continuous transformations. I follow nature without being able to grasp it” was Monet’s mantra, who obsessively kept coming back to the chosen theme of his beloved water lilies in many different variations. Monet used to observe his favourite flowers, which moreover were sacred to oriental religions, Continue Reading