Today In The Culture, May 6, 2022: Gauguin’s Cezanne | Freedom Center to Become Casino | Mason Bates CSO Premiere

Cezanne Show In Chicago Includes Still Life Owned By Gaugin. The Paul Cezanne retrospective, opening at the Art Institute (May 15-September 5) and then traveling to London, “will be the artist’s largest monographic exhibition since the 1990s,” reports the Art Newspaper. “The Chicago presentation of ‘Cezanne’ includes ninety oil paintings, forty watercolors and two sketchbooks… The curatorial team, led by Gloria Groom (Chicago) and Natalia Sidlina (Tate), is focusing on Cezanne’s finest works, to tell the story of the development of his art.” His “Still life with Fruit Dish” (1879-80) “was once owned by Paul Gauguin, who described it as ‘an exceptional pearl, the apple of my eye.'”
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Cape Gazette

‘The Danish Collector: Delacroix to Gauguin’ to open Feb. 14

The Rehoboth Beach Film Society continues its Journeys in Art History Exhibition on Screen series. Working with top international museums and galleries, Exhibition on Screen creates films which offer a cinematic immersion into the world’s best-loved art, accompanied by insights from the world’s leading historians and arts critics. The series continues with brand-new films each month through April. The focus of the Journeys in Art series is to introduce the works of history’s greatest painters and provide opportunities to view blockbuster art exhibitions from galleries worldwide.
Santa Barbara Independent

Tahiti: Gauguin’s Palette Comes To Life

I was in the midst of Tahiti’s rainforest, submerged in a sea-green universe. My eye began to discern the black-greens from the blue, lemon or viridian greens, and the landscape shimmered. This was a mixing room of colors, Paul Gauguin’s palette come alive. Everything was oxygen and green, raw energy. I could feel it through my pores. Quite suddenly, it answered one of the nattering questions I had asked myself, as a painter, before coming here: Why, if French Polynesia is known for its azure waters, turquoise lagoons, and blue skies, did Gauguin compose his paintings with eye-popping reds, greens and yellows set against infinitely dark shadows?

Exhibition on Screen ‘The Danish Collector: Delacroix to Gauguin’ Jan. 4

Sedona News – Sedona International Film Festival presents the Exhibition on Screen series with “The Danish Collector: Delacroix to Gauguin”. The event will show in Sedona on Tuesday, Jan. 4 at 4 and 7 p.m. at the festival’s Mary D. Fisher Theatre. For many years no-one...

A Gauguin in the Tate Britain’s Collection Could Potentially Be a Fake

After a French art historian began to raise concerns a year ago about the painting’s authorship, Tahitians, an unfinished canvas in the collection of the Tate Britain, has been downgraded from an authorized work by the painter Paul Gauguin to a fake. The new determination was reinforced by the Wildenstein Plattner Institute’s decision to leave Tahitians out of its recent catalogue of Gauguin’s work; however, since 1917, the Tate Britain has believed that the painting was authentic. According to The Art Newspaper, the fact that Tahitians was left out of the official catalogue was discovered by Fabrice Fourmanoir, a researcher who focuses on Gauguin’s works.