French post-Impressionist artist Paul Gauguin was an important figure in the Symbolist art movement of the early 1900s. His use of bold colors, exaggerated body proportions and stark contrasts in his paintings set him apart from his contemporaries, helping to pave the way for the Primitivism art movement. Gauguin often sought exotic environments, and spent time living and painting in Tahiti.
by Nicole Quaste4 years ago
What is your favorite art movement and why?I recently learned a lot about the Pre-Raphaelite movement in art history, and it has since become my favorite movement. I was just curious about what others consider to be...
by LiamBean7 years ago
I've written an number of hubs about an art movement that is somewhat surrealism, but with current trends and topics. Only one of my art hubs is about the "older" surreal movement, though I will be writing...
Copyright © 2018 HubPages Inc. and respective owners.
Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners.
HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc.
HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.