” … The Persians and the others have fashioned a complete dictionary of this language of the eye that listens. They have endowed their carpets with a marvelous eloquence.
Painters. You who seek colour technique, study carpets.”
– Paul Gauguin (1848-1903)
Source: Toronto Interiors Photography
About Paul Gauguin
Paul Gauguin was a French Post-Impressionist artist who was not well appreciated until after his death.
Gauguin is now recognized for his experimental use of color and synthetist style that were distinguishably different from Impressionism.
His work was influential to the French avant-garde and many modern artists, such as Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse.