Excursion to the National Gallery of Canada

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Friday, August 16

Gauguin. Portraits

The National Gallery of Canada is the sole North American venue for a dazzling presentation by one of the 19th century’s most influential and complex artists – Paul Gauguin.

Inspired by Gauguin’s impressive sculpture of his friend Meijer de Haan, from the Gallery collection, this landmark investigation focuses on the mature years of the French artist’s career, when he moved away from Impressionism and toward more symbolist representations in his art.

Through imaginative self-portraits – in which the artist assumes various roles – as well as his unconventional depictions of friends, family, and women in France and Polynesia, the exhibition showcases Gauguin’s extraordinary creativity in the field of portraiture.

Featuring paintings, works on paper and sculptures, Gauguin: Portraits brings together a unique and unforgettable selection of works from public and private collections around the world.

Organized by the National Gallery of Canada and the National Gallery, London.

Source: NGC



07.00  Departure from the Musée d’art de Joliette
10.00  Arrival at the National Gallery of Canada and free visit of the exhibition (time-stamped tickets)
12.00  Dinner and free time
17.00  Departure from the NGC
20.30  Arrival at the Musée d’art de Joliette



Costs: Member $115 | Non-member $130

This fee includes the bus transport and the access to the museum.

Booking and info: 450 756-0311 ext. 220

Please book your seat! No refund within 48 hours before the departure.


Images in the banner:

Paul Gauguin, Woman of the Mango (Vahine no te vi), 1892, oil on canvas, 73 × 45.1 cm. Baltimore Museum of Art. The Cone Collection, formed by Dr. Claribel Cone and Miss Etta Cone of Baltimore, Maryland (BMA 1950.213). Photo: Mitro Hood

Paul Gauguin, Tehamana Has Many Parents, or The Ancestors of Tehamana (Merahi metua no Tehamana), 1893, oil on coarse fabric, 75 × 53 cm. Art Institute of Chicago. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Deering McCormick (1980.613). Photo: Art Institute of Chicago / Art Resource, NY