Just finished The Moon and Sixpence last night! Which is based on the life of painter Paul Gauguin.
It could not be anymore perfect that his Polynesian era art is being displayed at the SAM.
Here are some favorite quotes and paintings
Sometimes people carry to such perfection the mask they have assumed that in due course they actually become the person they seem.
so busy yearning for the moon that he never saw the sixpence at his feet.
Why do nice women marry dull men?"
Because intelligent men won't marry nice women
I don’t think of the past. The only thing that matters is the everlasting present.