Gauguin Museum, Hiva Oa
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Head to Gauguin Museum for an introduction to one of French Polynesia's most famous adopted sons. The French Impressionist painter Paul Gauguin adored the islands from the time he first visited in 1891, taking up full-time residence here in the years proceeding his death in 1903. The museum collects memorabilia, photographs, and documents related to the artist--including some sketches attributed to the artist himself--and displays them in an imaginative and informative way. Be inspired by the artist's relationship with the islands, and pick up a souvenir print or postcard to take away with you. Put Gauguin Museum at the forefront of your travel plans using our Hiva Oa vacation route planner.
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  • Actually, the Museum offers a summary of the work of Gauguin through copies of his most famous paintings (of good quality). Don't forget to go to the cemetery see his grave and of course that of Brel.
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  • Site which, although it is not exceptional, deserves to discover the work of the painter, and delve on the reasons that can, quite rightly, give want to settle in such a region
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  • There are reproductions of HEROISED very well done we learn life HEROISED and family through the paint and explanation very well done the least: I find it unfortunate that the two people at the entrance are not more involved. The BREL Museum and a little more emotional distance.
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