[Surfnetkids] Paul Gauguin

Dear Reader,

In the European Union, the “right to be forgotten” is a movement that holds Internet giants such as Google and Facebook liable for publishing data that individuals do not want revealed, even if it was the individual who once posted it publicly.

In the United States, our view of free speech takes most of the teeth out of “right to be forgotten” sentiments.

It will be interesting to see how this plays out. Here’s a link to an ABC news article about the latest EU court moves to rein in Google.

Fascinating stuff. I think I see a “What is the Right to Be Forgotten?” post coming soon to my Tech Tips blogs.

See ya on the Net,
Barbara J. Feldman
“Surfing the Net with Kids”

Paul Gauguin

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Paul Gauguin (June 7, 1848 – May 8,1903) was a French Post-Impressionist artist recognized after his death for his use of colors and as a forerunner of the Symbolist movement. He was contemporary of Vincent Van Gogh, and his work influenced Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse.

Biography: Paul Gauguin

“Famed French artist Paul Gauguin, born in Paris on June 7, 1848, created his own unique painting style, much like he crafted his own distinctive path through life. Known for bold colors, simplified forms and strong lines, he didn’t have any art formal training. Gauguin instead followed his own vision, abandoning both his family and artistic conventions.” This Biography Channel synopsis includes quick facts, a biography and a full-episode video about Gauguin and Van Gogh’s friendship, rivalry, and art work.

BrainyQuote: Paul Gauguin Quotes

“Art is either plagiarism or revolution.” Enjoy a different perspective on Paul Gauguin with this collection of short quotes, and nary a painting or sculpture in sight. “There is always a heavy demand for fresh mediocrity. In every generation the least cultivated taste has the largest appetite.” Each quote is accompanied by a series of social share buttons, including one that allows you to create an image from the quote.

Met Museum: Paul Gauguin (1848–1903)

“Paul Gauguin styled himself and his art as ‘savage.’ Although he began his artistic career with the Impressionists in Paris, during the late 1880s he fled farther and farther from urban civilization in search of an edenic paradise where he could create pure, ‘primitive’ art.” Visit this virtual exhibit for a slideshow of Gauguin’s work, a biography, a timeline, and a collection of thematic essays, about topics such as Post-Impressionism and Symbolism.

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“Art is a lie that makes us realize truth.” ~~ Pablo Picasso ~~ (October 25, 1881 – April 8, 1973) Spanish artist. Read a selection of quotes and short biography of Pablo Picasso; an artist influenced by the work of Paul Gauguin.

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