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Gauguin’s Grandson by Paul Hostovsky | Monday, October 26, 2015 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

October 26th, 2015

Episode 380 of 788 episodes

was named Paul Gauguin, too. He was an artist, too. He lived in Denmark in his grandfather’s shadow all his life. And he chafed against that shadow. Like living under a rock— a rock as big as the biggest island in French Polynesia. He painted only insects. Insects that live under rocks— beetles, ants, centipedes,... Read more »

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