Calvin Brown is associate curator of prints and drawings at the Princeton University Art Museum, with over 35 years of experience in museum print rooms. He is coauthor with Alistair Wright of the exhibition catalogue Gauguin’s Paradise Remembered: The Noa Noa Prints, Princeton University Art Museum, 2010. [November 2014]

Gauguin at MoMA

Paul Gauguin, Tahitian Woman with Evil Spirit, recto (ca. 1900), oil-transfer drawing, sheet 56.1 x 45.3 cm. Private collection.

The Museum of Modern Art’s sumptuous “Gauguin: Metamorphoses” this past spring was the first large-scale exhibition to foreground the celebrated painter’s extraordinary graphic achievements and frame them within the context not only of his paintings but also of his woodcarvings, ceramics and writings. Organized by Starr Figura, the museum’s curator of prints and drawings, the exhibition comprised some 150 works Read More