This Friday, January 24th, 14 Pews invites you to a special screening of Gauguin from the National Gallery, London. Learn more about Paul Gauguin and his achievements during this fun-filled event!
This fascinating new cinema event, Gauguin from the National Gallery, London, opens with a brand-new documentary about the life and work of Paul Gauguin, one of the world's most popular and important artists. Filmed in Tahiti, France, the Marquesas Islands, and the UK, this cinematic film will explore Gauguin's extraordinary and at times controversial artistic achievement, with commentary from his descendants, artists, and world experts.
It will be followed by an exclusive private view of the National Gallery exhibition, The Credit Suisse Exhibition: Gauguin Portraits, just after it opens in London. This landmark exhibition of major loans from museums and private collections throughout the world will show how Gauguin used portraits primarily to express himself and his ideas about art. From sculptures in ceramics and wood to paintings and drawings, visitors will see how Gauguin interpreted a specific sitter or model over time.
The Credit Suisse Exhibition: Gauguin Portraits will show how the artist – inspired by his time spent in Brittany and French Polynesia from the mid-1880s to the end of his life in 1903 – became fascinated by societies that to him seemed close to nature. With their folk tale heritage and spirituality, these communities appeared to him to be far removed from the industrialization of Paris.
Featuring over fifty works, the exhibition includes paintings, sculptures, prints, and drawings many of which have rarely been seen together. The cinema audience will be given an engaging and lively guided tour by the exhibition curators and guest contributors, bringing this first-ever exhibition of Gauguin's portraits to the big screen with stunning close-ups and illuminating insights.
Art lovers, don’t miss Gauguin from the National Gallery, London at 14 Pews on Friday night! The film will begin at 7:00 p.m. Admission is $11.00 per person. To purchase tickets and learn more about the event, please visit www.14pews.org.
If you feel like escaping The Link Apartments in Houston, Texas for the day, this event is a perfect opportunity to do just that! Trust us when we say that there’s no harm in getting out and exploring the greater community.
Friday, January 24, 2020—7:00 PM
Event Venue Location:
800 Aurora Street
Houston, Texas 77009