Gauguin: Voyage to Paradise

February 10 2019 to June 30 2019 · 10:00am  – 5:00pm

Paul Gauguin, French, 1848–1903
Nave Nave Fenua (Delectable Earth)
Wood engraving and woodcut, no. 73, 1894–95
The Vera and Arturo Schwarz Collection of Dada and Surrealist Art in the Israel Museum
B99.1652
H: 405 mm; W: 265 mm

This exhibition highlights the essential role of botanicals in achieving the artist’s vision of the exotic. Together with lush displays of tropical plants in the conservatory and gardens, Gauguin: Voyage to Paradise features ten of the artist’s original dramatic woodcut prints and wood engravings, photographs showcasing Tahiti during the time of his travels, historic maps as well as visual materials that shaped his work.

 

DR. CAROL OCKMAN’S EXHIBITION ESSAY

 

LECTURES:

FEBRUARY 12: GAUGUIN’S “PARADISE” with DR. CAROL OCKMAN

MARCH 15: GAUGUIN’S POLYNESIAN PARADISE with DR. ELIZABETH CHILDS

APRIL 10: PLANTS OF THE SOUTH PACIFIC with Smithsonian Botanist DR. WARREN WAGNER

 

RELATED EVENTS:
GAUGUIN NIGHTS

FAMILY SATURDAYS IN PARADISE

 

SPONSORS:
LEAD SPONSORS: Amicus Foundation • Gulf Coast Community Foundation
MAJOR SPONSORS: Gerri Aaron • Maryann and James Armour • Better-Gro • BMO Private Bank • Ed and Betsy Cohen/Arête Foundation • Gold Coast Eagle Distributing • Flora Major for the Kutya Major Foundation • Ernest Kretzmer • Keith and Linda Monda • Northern Trust • So Staged • Total Wine & More •  Williams Parker Harrison Dietz & Getzen
SUPPORTING SPONSORS: Bank of America • Beverly and Bob Bartner • Doris M. Carter Family Foundation • Community Foundation of Sarasota County • Linnie E. Dalbeck Memorial Foundation • Dart Foundation • Drs. Andrew and Judith Economos • The Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee • Marcy and Michael Klein • Katherine and Frank Martucci • Harry Sudakoff Foundation • The Woman’s Exchange
ADDITIONAL SPONSORS: Alliance Française de Sarasota • Florida Humanities Council • Teri A Hansen • Maria and Allen Heise • Charlotte and Charles Perret • Jennifer and Robert Rominiecki • State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs • Florida Council on Arts and Culture • Visit Sarasota County


Event Details

This event is running from 10 February 2019 until 30 June 2019. It is next occurring on February 10, 2019 10:00 am

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