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Wednesday 9 October 201915.00 to 17.00

The first-ever exhibition devoted to the portraits of Paul Gauguin.

Spanning his early years as an artist through to his later years spent in French Polynesia, the exhibition shows how the French artist revolutionized the portrait.

By adding carefully selected attributes or placing the sitter into a suggestive context Gauguin was able to make portraits that expressed meaning beyond their personalities. A group of self portraits, for example, reveals how Gauguin created a range of personifications including his self-image as 'Christ in the Garden of Olives', 1889 (Norton Gallery of Art, West Palm Beach).

Featuring about fifty works, the exhibition includes paintings, works on paper, and three-dimensional objects in a variety of media, from public and private collections worldwide.

If you're planning to come with us on Wednesday, make sure to buy your tickets at: https://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/…/the-credit-suisse-exhi…

Tickets for students are 18 pounds, but you can get them for 11 pounds if you have a national art pass.

We can recommend this £5 Art Fund pass to anyone interested in going to museums or exhibitions, granting you discounted access to numerous exhibitions around London all year round, up to 50% off!
https://www.studentartpass.org