Sadly, Gustav Klimt is famous for his tawdry bling, rather than for the quality of his art; but this delightful drawing Annerl, thought to be from a photo of his 5-year-old sister who died 10 years earlier, shows what a fine artist he was (CLICK). Show More Summary
Colin Marshall in the LARB: Within 50 pages, Kim name-checks The Death of Marat, Henry Miller, Oscar Wilde, William Shakespeare, Sylvia Plath, Gustav Klimt, B.B. King, Animal Kingdom, Chupa Chups lollipops, Chet Baker, Antonio Banderas, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Stranger Than Paradise, at which point the book only has 69 pages left. Show More Summary
A drawing by Gustav Klimt is to be sold at London Art Week in June. Art historians believe that the drawing of a young girl, referred to as ?Annerl?, is of Klimt?s little sister, Anna, who had died 10 years previously. The drawing is...Show More Summary
Creative people know a great muse when they find one. Ai Weiwei has 40 cats. Picasso had cats all through his life. Gustav Klimt had a cat who looked like him. And Dali had to be different: He's pictured here with his ocelot, Babou. See a couple dozen artists with their cats at Flavorwire. Link
Lois and Clark dangle their feet high over Metropolis—and the art world—in Daniel Irizarri Oquendo's superpowered tribute to Gustav Klimt's classic painting "The Kiss." Read more...
In the sky above a golden Metropolis, Superman embraces Lois Lane. Daniel Irizarri Oquendo's illustration takes inspiration from both the Man of Steel and Gustav Klimt's romantic painting The Kiss. Link -via Comics Alliance
Klimt: The Kiss Mugzie Travel Mug Have you fallen out of love with your old travel mug? Embrace the Klimt: The Kiss Mugzie Travel Mug from the NeatoShop. This beautiful drink container features The Kiss by Austrian painter Gustav Klimt. This masterpiece is a wonderful way to hold your early morning coffee. Be sure to check out the NeatoShop for more great Mugs. Link
The Felicja Blumental International Music Festival, Tel Aviv?s longest-running classical music festival, celebrates 15 successful years in 2013 with a rich and varied programme of 15 concerts and four films over six days. Joining the...Show More Summary
Gustav Klimt’s The Kiss projected onto a bullet-pocked wall in Damascus. Goya’s iconic execution squad from Third of May 1808 superimposed onto a bombed out alley. Matisse’s nudes from The Dance skipping over rubble. When digitally manipulated photos by Syrian artist Tammam Azzam went viral last week the images were both familiar and shocking. Show More Summary
Was it ?Downton Abbey? inspired? Were those prints William Morris? No, as it turns out, Tory Burch?s lovely presentation was inspired by the work of Gustav Klimt. Dragonflies and scarabs darted across her art nouveau dresses and prints were...
Gustav Klimt's swirling paintings, Burch sent out pieces that worked day to night in soft teal, blush, navy and maroon. Sparking details abounded from embroidered coats to glittering collars on pleated dresses. Jewelry was a standout as well with scarab and firefly motif pieces throughout. View Slideshow ›
Syrian artist Tammam Azzam has created this beautiful and haunting mural on the side of a half-destroyed building in Syria. The artist reproduced Gustav Klimt’s ‘The Kiss’, incorporating sections of the wall that had been damaged in the war, and juxtaposing the strength and romance of the painting’s pose with the fragility already present in the [...]
VIENNA (AFP).- Special events marking the 150th anniversary of the birth of painter Gustav Klimt helped Vienna enjoy a record year for tourism in 2012, with overnight stays rising 7.5 percent, the Austrian capital's tourism board said on Monday. Show More Summary
The Viennese artist Gustav Klimt (1862-1918), who was trained as a decorative artist, created murals in classical-realist style for public halls and theaters in Vienna before switching to portraiture. In 1907 Klimt created two works now deemed the most famous paintings of his so-called Golden Style, The Kiss and Adele Bloch-Bauer I. Show More Summary
With Gustav Klimt on the Wall No. 10,000 she Was not psychologically sound And I spinned not In a poet’s gyre More like an electric dryer of clothes Or a washing machine cockeyed wet. This For my love. When politely she said Dissipate, Anyman. On dry wall the God.
NEW YORK, NY.- The star lot in Swann Galleries? October 11 auction of Art, Press & Illustrated Books was Das Werk von Gustav Klimt, Einleitende Worte: Hermann Bahr, Peter Altenberg, a stunning volume containing 50 plates in the original...Show More Summary
In the Fall 2012 issue of The Journal of Art Crime, Catherine Sezgin reviews Anne-Marie O'Connor's The Lady in Gold: Extraordinary Tale of the Klimt Paintings (Knopf, 2012): In 1907, Gustav Klimt finished the portrait of 24-year-old Adele Bloch-Bauer, the wife of a wealthy art patron who lived across the square from Vienna's Fine Art Academy. Show More Summary
LONDON.- Three influential sketches by Gustav Klimt, that played an important role in the development of the artist?s oeuvre will lead Bonhams Impressionist & Modern Art sale at Knightsbridge, London on 30th October. They are offered for sale in Gustav Klimt year, the celebration of the famous Austrian artist?s 150th birthday. Show More Summary
They don't have a lot in common other than nudity, but two Getty Center exhibitions this summer, "Herb Ritts: L.A. Style" and "Gustav Klimt: The Magic of Line," drew some of the biggest crowds the museum has ever seen.
A cloud of criticism, apology and embarrassment hangs over the oeuvre of Ferdinand Hodler, the prodigiously talented Swiss painter who was born the same year as Vincent van Gogh (1853) and died, like Gustav Klimt, in 1918. Hodler’s work...Show More Summary