Gauguin The Moon and the Earth 2 Inch Square Button
The Moon and the Earth (Hina Tefatou), Paul Gauguin, 1893. Oil on burlap, 114.3 x 62.2 cm. Museum of Modern Art, New York.
Eugène Henri Paul Gauguin (7 June 1848 - 8 May 1903) was a leading French Post-Impressionist artist. He was an important figure in the
Symbolist movement as a painter, sculptor, print-maker, ceramist, and writer. His bold experimentation with coloring led directly to the
Synthetist style of modern art while his expression of the inherent meaning of the subjects in his paintings, under the influence of the Cloisonnist
style, paved the way to Primitivism and the return to the pastoral. He was also an influential proponent of wood engraving and woodcuts as art