Gauguin Exhibitions

Current Exhibitions

Japan’s Love for Impressionism from Monet to Renoir
October 9, 2015 – February 21, 2016
The Art and Exhibition Hall of the Federal Republic of Germany, Bonn, Germany 

Cezanne and the Modern: Masterpieces of European Art from the Pearlman Collection
September 12, 2015 – January 3, 2016
Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, New Jersey 

Botticelli to Braque: Masterpieces from the National Galleries of Scotland
June 28 – September 20, 2015
Kimball Art Museum, Fort Worth, TX, USA

Van Gogh to Rothko: Masterpieces from the Albright-Knox Art Gallery
February 21 – June 1, 2015
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas, USA 

Intimate Impressionism from the National Gallery of Art, Washington
February 7 – May 24, 2015
Mitsubishi Ichigokan Museum, Tokyo, Japan

Cezanne and the Modern: Masterpieces of European Art from the Pearlman Collection
February 7 – May 18, 2015
Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

Cezanne and the Modern: Masterpieces of European Art from the Pearlman Collection
October 25, 2014 – January 11, 2015
High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA, USA

Faces of Impressionism: Portraits from the Musee d’Orsay
October 19, 2014 – January 25, 2015
Kimball Art Museum, Fort Worth, TX, USA

From Van Gogh to Kandinsky: Expressionism in Germany and France, 1900-1914
October 11, 2014 – January 25, 2015
Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, Canada 

Gauguin to Warhol: 20th Century Icons from the Albright-Knox Art Gallery
October 4, 2014 – January 27, 2015
The San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, CA, USA 

Japanese Inspirations: Monet, Gauguin, Van Gogh
September 27, 2014 – January 18, 2015
Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany 

Masterpieces from the Kunsthaus Zurich
September 25 – December 15, 2014
National Art Center, Tokyo, Japan

Manet to Gauguin
September 3, 2014 – January 4, 2015
The McNay, San Antonio, TX, USA 

Friction of Ideas: Gauguin, Van Gogh, Bernard
July 19 – October 19, 2014
Goteborgs Konstmuseum, Gothenburg, Sweden

Horizon Jawlensky. In the Footsteps of Van Gogh, Matisse, Gauguin
June 21 – October 19, 2014
Kunsthalle Emden, Emdem, Germany 


Exhibitions of the Past

Cezanne and the Modern: Masterpieces of European Art from the Pearlman Collection
July 12 – October 5, 2014
Musee Granet, Aux-en-Provence, France  

Cezanne and the Modern: Masterpieces of European Art from the Pearlman Collection
March 13 – June 22, 2014
Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, England 

Intimate Impressionism from the National Gallery of Art
March 9 – August 3, 2014
Legion of Honor Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA 

Gauguin: Metamorphoses
March 8 – June 8, 2014
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, USA 

Picasso to Pollock: Modern Masterworks from the Albright-Knox Art Gallery
March 2, 2014 – June 8, 2014
Denver Art Museum, Denver, Colorado, USA

Friction of Ideas: Van Gogh, Gauguin, Bernard
February 7 – June 22, 2014
Ordrupgaard, Charlottenlund, Denmark 

From Matisse to the Blue Rider: Expressionism in Germany and France
February 7 – May 11, 2014
Kunsthaus Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Tales of Paradise: Gauguin
February 4 – April 18, 2014
Ordovas, London, England

Drawing Room: An Intimate Look at French Drawings from the Esmond Bradley Martin Collection
October 27, 2013 – February 9, 2014
Denver Art Museum, Denver, Colorado, USA 

Around Monet: The Landscape from the Seventeenth to the Twentieth Century
October 26, 2013 – February 9, 2014
Palazzo della Gran Guardia, Verona, Italy 

Paul Gauguin Exhibition
October 25, 2013 – February 9, 2014
Lower Belvedere, Vienna, Austria

The Armory Show at 100
October 11, 2013 – February 23, 2014
New-York Historical Society, New York, USA

Gauguin, Bonnard, Denis: Prophets of the Avante-Garde
September 14, 2013 – February 28, 2014
State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg, Russia 

Gauguin’s Nudes
July 6 – November 6, 2013
Musée Bonnard, Le Cannet, France

Paris Intense – The Nabis: From Bonnard to Vallotton
July 4 – September 30, 2013
Neue Pinakothek, Munich, Germany

Monet, Gauguin, Szinyei Merse, Rippl-Ronai
June 28 – November 24, 2013
Hungarian National Gallery, Budapest, Hungary

Collecting Gauguin: Samuel Courtauld in the 20s
June 20 – September 9, 2013
The Courtauld Institute of Art, London, England 

Gauguin: Voyage into the Myth
June 14 - September 29, 3013
Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea

The William S. Paley Collection: A Taste for Modernism
May 2 – September 8, 2013
Portland Museum of Art, Portland, Maine, USA

Changing Perspectives: Degas – Picasso | Gauguin – Nolde | Monet - Macke
April 17 – August 31, 2013
Neue Pinakothek, Munich, Germany 

Gauguin and Polynesia:  An Elusive Paradise
February 9 – April 29, 2013
Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, Washington, USA

Paul Gauguin, The Dream of Panama
December 7, 2012 – March 10, 2013
Museum of the Panama Canal, Casco Antiguo, Panama

Gauguin’s Participation in Exhibitions

1876 - Salon d'Automne (exhibits Under the Tree Canopy at Viroflay)

1879 – 4th Impressionist Exhibition (7 paintings exhibited and the only sculpture in the show, of his son Emile)

1880 – 5th Impressionist Exhibition (7 paintings and a marble bust of Mette exhibited)

1881 – 6th Impressionist Exhibition (8 paintings including Nude Study / Suzanne Sewing, and 2 sculptures exhibited)

1882 – 7th Impressionist Exhibition (12 works exhibited)

1886 – 8th Impressionist Exhibition (19 paintings and a wood sculpture exhibited)

1887 – Boussod and Valadon exhibition through art dealer, Theo Van Gogh

1889 (summer) – The Volpini Exhibition of Paintings by Impressionist and Synthetist Group at the Café des Arts (Peintures du Groupe Impressioniste et Synthétiste)
(17 works exhibited)

1889 (February) - Les XX  (12 works exhibited)

1891 – Les XX (3 vases and a statue exhibited)

1891 – organized an exhibition to fund his projected excursion to Tahiti where he could live on “ecstasy, calmness and art”

1892 – Copenhagen exhibition of modern art; Gauguin’s participation was set up by Mette (50 works were exhibited)

1893 - Galerie Durand-Ruel, one man show featuring works from his first visit to Tahiti

1895 - Hôtel Drouot exhibition to finance return trip to Tahiti  

1896 – Vollard holds exhibition of remaining Durand-Ruel canvases, early paintings, ceramic pieces, and wood sculptures

Posthumous retrospective exhibitions at the Salon d’Automne in Paris, France in 1903 & autumn 1906 

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