In 1891, renowned French painter Paul Gauguin famously travelled to Tahiti to “create pure, primitive art”... or so he claimed. The Gauguin estate recently released several never-before-seen, original titles of Gauguin’s paintings, which suggest that the artist was actually just a dirty horndog, hell-bent on ogling Tahitian babes all day.
Below are the original titles of Gauguin’s Tahitian women paintings, all of which were changed after being deemed “too horny” for most art galleries.
CLICK ON EACH PHOTO BELOW FOR ITS ORIGINAL TITLE
Stay tuned for our next installment of “Horn dogs of Art History”: