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Van Gogh and Gauguin The Search for Sacred Art

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ISBN-10: 0374529329

ISBN-13: 9780374529321

Edition: 2004

Authors: Debora Silverman

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A leading scholar offers fresh insight into one of the key moments in modern art history During the fall of 1888, Vincent Van Gogh and Paul Gauguin lived and worked together in Provence. There in a yellow house at Arles, they changed the course of modern art. The relationship between the two painters came at a critical point in each of their careers, and began as a plan for a new community of artist-brothers, who would flourish in a harmonious condition of mutual support. While the two painters never achieved the goal of brotherly harmony, they nonetheless found their creativity spurred by association. Until now, the Arles period has been interpreted in the light of the temperamental…    
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Book details

List price: $20.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Publication date: 7/17/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 512
Size: 9.75" wide x 8.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.278
Language: English

Debora Silverman holds the Presidential Chair in Modern European History, Art, and Culture at UCLA. She is the author of Selling Culture and Art Nouveau in Fin-de-Siecle France.

Toward Collaboration
Peasant Subjects and Sacred Forms
Van Gogh's Sower
Gauguin's Vision After the Sermon
Catholic Idealism and Dutch Reformed Realism
A Seminary Education
"A Passion for Reality"
Collaboration in Arles
The Alyscamps Paintings
Grape Harvests
Remembered Gardens
Theologies of Art After Arles
Gauguin's Miseres
Van Gogh's Berceuse
Modernist Catechism and Sacred Realism
Gauguin's Last Testament
Van Gogh's Metier
Biographical Outline of the Two Artists