The Yellow House: Van Gogh, Gauguin, and Nine Turbulent Weeks in Arles

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Little, Brown, Oct 31, 2009 - Biography & Autobiography - 352 pages
This chronicle of the two months in 1888 when Paul Gauguin shared a house in France with Vincent Van Gogh describes not only how these two hallowed artists painted and exchanged ideas, but also the texture of their everyday lives. Includes 60 B&W reproductions of the artists' paintings and drawings from the period.
 

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Vincent van Gogh and Paul Gauguin lived together for a few months in Arles, where they each produced some of their most famous paintings. But all was not peace and artistic harmony, and a lot of the ... Read full review

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This book was really interesting. I never knew van Gogh and Gauguin lived together. I thought the way the author described their different styles of painting and their temperament would help students ... Read full review

Contents

ALSO BY MARTIN GAYFORD Copyright Illustrations
The Arrival
Beginning and Carrying
Lessons among the Tombs
Collaboration
Perilous Memories
Divisions
Musicians in Color
Portrait of the Artist
Looking at
The Crisis
Aftermath
Notes on Sources
Selected Bibliography
Picture Credits
Acknowledgments

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