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N: Where do we come from?


D 1897 CE, Post Impressionist/Expressionism.
A: Gauguin.
ML: Oil on Canvas.


The scene is a tropical landscape, populated with native women and children and it can be read as a summary of his artistic methods and of his views on life. A representation of the inevitability of the life cycle.

 

N: Basket of Apples.


D: ca. 1895, Post Impressionist/Expressionism.
A: Cezanne.
ML: Oil on Canvas.


Artist abandoned using real fruit because they tended to get rot. Objects have lost something of their individual character as bottles and fruit and have almost become cylinders and spheres. Cezanne created what mght be called, paradoxically, an architecture of color.

 

N: The Sleeping Gypsy.
D: 1897 CE, Post Impressionist/Expressionism.
A: Rosseau.
ML: Oil on Canvas.


Rosseau depicted a doll-like but menacing lion sniffing at a recumbent dreaming figure in a mysterious landscape. The painting suggest the vulnerable subsconcious during sleep.

N: The Scream.
D: 1893 CE, Post Impressionist/Expressionism.
A: Rodin.
ML: Tempera and pastles on cardboard.


Although grounded in the real world, The scream departs significantly from visual reality, Munch used color, line, and figural distortion to evoke a strong emotional response from the viewer.


N: The Kiss.
D: 1907-1908 CE, Post Impressionist/Expressionism.
A: Klimt.
ML: Oil on Canvas.


In this opulent Viennese fin-de-sieck painting, Klimt revealed only a small segment of each lover's body. The rest of his painting dissolves into shimmering, extravagant flat patterning.