Blogs with tag: Paul Gauguin: Paris
It's official: More than 50,000 people have visited the Cleveland Museum of Art to see Paul Gauguin: Paris, 1889.
Imagine an orchestra of pitched percussion instruments. The exotic rhythms are created with a mix of gongs, metallophones, zithers, xylophones and drums. The sound evokes the rich culture of Indonesia, where this type of ensemble is integral to the court and sacred music of the nation.
You’ve seen the exhibition, and now you can see the man … well, versions of the man played by various actors. We’re holding a Gauguin film festival during the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day with three films based on Gauguin’s life.
One thing all of us can say for certain is the economy is bad. More people are out of work than ever and even though the government promises it will get better it can be hard to believe at times. But good can come out of this kind of hardship. Families become stronger and people learn the val
Have you ever wanted to try your hand at creating art after viewing works in the museum? We thought you did, and that’s why we’ve included an art exploration gallery in the Gauguin: Paris, 1889 exhibition.
“The first stage is like ordinary drinking, the second when you begin to see monstrous and cruel things, but if you can persevere you will enter in upon the third stage where you see things that you want to see, wonderful curious things.” – Oscar Wilde on drinking absinthe