Gaugin and the School of Pont-AvenOctober 19, 1996-January 14, 1997
Location: Weisbord Exhibition Pavilion
Artist: Paul Gaugin and others
Media: Paintings, wood reliefs, and works on paper
Gaugin and the School of Pont-Aven: The exhibition showcased the work of an international group of artists led by Paul Gaugin, who pioneered a new style of painting near the end of the 19th century. Working in or around the small French town of Pont-Aven in Brittany, they invented a mode of representation that significantly altered the cours of modern art. The exhibition brought together 120 paintings, wood reliefs, and works on paper.