Visiting Masterpiece: Paul Gaugin's Barbaric TalesNovember 11, 1999-February 15, 2000
Location: Lotte and Walter Floersheimer Gallery for Impressionist Art
Artist: Paul Gaugin
Paul Gaugin created a new symbolic language that gave expression to the invisible, emotional side of life. Barbaric Tales, painted in the Marquesas Islands in 1902, is the product of Gaugin's fertile imagination and demonstrates his ability to blend reality, fantasy, and diverse artistic sources.