Paul Gauguin - Quotes

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I shut my eyes in order to see. ---->>>

It is the eye of ignorance that assigns a fixed and unchangeable color to every object; beware of this stumbling block.

It is the eye of ignorance that assigns a fixed and unchangeable color to every object; beware of this stumbling block.

Art requires philosophy, just as philosophy requires art. Otherwise, what would become of beauty?

Art requires philosophy, just as philosophy requires art. Otherwise, what would become of beauty?

Stressing output is the key to improving productivity, while looking to increase activity can result in just the opposite. ---->>>

Concentrate your strengths against your competitor's relative weaknesses. ---->>>

The history of modern art is also the history of the progressive loss of art's audience. Art has increasingly become the concern of the artist and the bafflement of the public. ---->>>

Art is either plagiarism or revolution. ---->>>

We never really know what stupidity is until we have experimented on ourselves. ---->>>

Life being what it is, one dreams of revenge. ---->>>

Life has no meaning unless one lives it with a will, at least to the limit of one's will. Virtue, good, evil are nothing but words, unless one takes them apart in order to build something with them; they do not win their true meaning until one knows how to apply them. ---->>>

Civilization is what makes you sick. ---->>>

Life is hardly more than a fraction of a second. Such a little time to prepare oneself for eternity! ---->>>

There is always a heavy demand for fresh mediocrity. In every generation the least cultivated taste has the largest appetite. ---->>>

Many excellent cooks are spoilt by going into the arts. ---->>>

In art, all who have done something other than their predecessors have merited the epithet of revolutionary; and it is they alone who are masters. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: French
Born: June 7, 1848
Birthplace: Paris, France
Die: 05-09, 1903
Occupation: Artist
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Eugène Henri Paul Gauguin (; French: [øʒɛn ɑ̃ʁi pɔl ɡoɡɛ̃]; 7 June 1848 – 8 May 1903) was a French post-Impressionist artist. Underappreciated until after his death, Gauguin is now recognized for his experimental use of color and Synthetist style that were distinctly different from Impressionism (wikipedia)