Panel Discussion: Perspectives on Gauguin: Returning the Gaze
Paul Gauguin, "Reclining Tahitian Women," 1894. Oil on canvas, 23 5/8 x 19 1/4 in. (60 x 49 cm). Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen. Photograph by Ole Haupt, © Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen
Join us for Perspectives on Gauguin: Returning the Gaze, a panel discussion between interdisciplinary artist, Yuki Kihara, and Gauguin scholars, Elizabeth Childs and Belinda Thomson, in conversation with curator Christina Hellmich about their approaches to presenting the art and life of one of history’s most groundbreaking and controversial artists. In conjunction with the exhibition Gauguin: A Spiritual Journey.
Intermission 2–2:30 pm
Additionally, scholar, Caroline Boyle-Turner, and Maria Gauguin, great grand-daughter of Gauguin, will speak about Gauguin's impact on Danish, as well as Tahitian and Marquesan descendants. They will also discuss recent DNA analysis of Gauguin's teeth.
This program is free and open to the public. Seating is first come, first served.
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