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Heartwarming Trailer: Woman In Gold!

Gustav Klimt’s most famous painting – so famous it’s a postcard! – was taken from its Jewish owners by the Nazis and wound up in a Vienna museum after World War II. Woman In Gold was also a portrait of Maria Altman’s Aunt Adele. She wanted it back so she sued the government to reclaim … Continue reading Heartwarming Trailer: Woman In Gold! ?

Let's trade Rajon Rondo, starring Salvador Dalí and Gustav Klimt

Artists of the Trade Machine, assemble! Rajon Rondo is on the trading block, you say? Time to dial up the Artists of the Trade Machine to get some truly masterful options on the table. First up, Salvador Dalí. How surreal would it be...Show More Summary

Gustav Klimt's 'Portrait Adele Bloch-Bauer II' on view at the Museum of Modern Art

4 months agoArts : Artdaily

Gustav Klimt's Adele Bloch-Bauer II, one of two formal portraits that the artist made of Adele Bloch-Bauer, an important patron of the artist, is on view at The Museum of Modern Art beginning today (September 5) as a special long-term loan from a private collection. Show More Summary

The Genuine Article - Following Your True Path

Illustration: Gustav Klimt. 'Medezin', 1897. I think a lot of people today are looking for the genuine article in many forms of life including the creative arts. Perhaps for the first time in our human history we have today an extremely...Show More Summary

Gustav Klimt's 'Lady with a Muff', thought lost, unveiled at National Gallery in Prague

6 months agoArts : Artdaily

The National Gallery in Prague, Collection of Modern and Contemporary Art, added to its permanent exhibition of 20th- and 21st-century International Art a painting by Austrian artist Gustav Klimt (1862?1918), a key figure in the Vienna Secession. Show More Summary

Gustav Klimt's only surviving study for destroyed Viennese commission acquired by Israel Museum

7 months agoArts : Artdaily

The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, today announced the acquisition of Gustav Klimt?s Die Medizin (Kompositionsentwurf) (1897-1898), the artist?s only remaining oil study for a controversial series of monumental paintings created for the University of Vienna?s Great Hall. Show More Summary

Web Want: Arden Wohl x Cri De Coeur floral heels

What's not to love about these amazing shoes. From the clear heel, to the classy covered toe and the subtle floral print. It's art meets get-on-my-feet. Plus this collection takes inspiration from Gustav Klimt's "Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I" to create timeless masterpieces in shoe form. So virtually, you're 'investing' in timeless 'art'- how cultured […]

Romantic Art Inspired Wedding Shoot

I love when art inspires weddings. Art inspires fashion all the time, but rarely do we hear about a particular artist's impact on a couple's wedding style. But this shoot - inspired by Gustav Klimt - is proof that art can translate into weddings in a way that feels beautiful and utterly unique. Designed by Beau…

Matching fine art with hip hop lyrics in 'Fly Art' turns both into masterpieces.

10 months agoOdd : Happy Place

I ain't saying you a gold digger but yeezus christ, just look at you. (Gustav Klimt + Kanye West) (via Fly Art) By themselves, posters of fine art or rap lyrics can seem like worn-out cliches that everyone hangs in their freshman year dorm rooms. Show More Summary

Gustav Klimt, Fashion, and Working in Other Disciplines

Illustration: Gustav Klimt. Portrait of Margaret Stonborough-Wittgenstein, 1905. The Austrian fine art painter Gustav Klimt, a firm favourite inspirational artist for most of those involved in the creative textile world, was a greatShow More Summary

Vienna?s 3 most impressive luxury hotels

Vienna is a city of Rorschach-like elements that evoke personal, idiosyncratic responses. It is, after all, the city that gave birth to psychoanalysis and spawned the dramatic art of Egon Schiele and Gustav Klimt. So it makes sense that, like the town itself, Vienna?s great hotels should leave us with strong impressions. The hotels I [...]Show More Summary

Kiss Room Available for $1K A Pop

Join Vagabondish on Twitter and Facebook. Mirror tiles at Mosaic World © Eric Rice At first glance I thought the Kiss Room might be yet another of Gene Simmons’ ventures, or maybe a tribute to the famous painting by Gustav Klimt, but it turns out that the guest room is actually named for its designer Mathias Kiss. The Kiss Room is [...]Show More Summary

Your Favorite Paintings Come To Life In These Disturbingly Hilarious Animations (NSFW)

This strange and hilarious video comes to us courtesy of animators Doug Bayne, Ben Baker and Trudy Cooper. They took some of the world's most famous artworks -- think Grant Wood's "American Gothic" and Gustav Klimt's "The Kiss" -- and...Show More Summary

Klimt restitution claim puts Austria's art law to the test

last yearArts : Artdaily

A Jewish family's claim to one of Austria's most famous artworks by Gustav Klimt is shaping up as a test of the country's restitution drive and willingness to right old wrongs. The 34-metre-long (112-foot) and two-metre-high "Beethoven Frieze", a jewel of Jugendstil art, has been a Vienna tourism highlight since 1986. Show More Summary

Jewish heirs demand restitution of Klimt's Beethoven Frieze amid extortion claims

last yearArts : Artdaily

The family of a former Jewish art collector is demanding the restitution of a Gustav Klimt masterpiece that it claims was acquired by Austria after World War II under extortion. The family's lawyer Marc Weber told the Austria Press Agency...Show More Summary

Anxious and intense

last yearArts : Prospero

GUSTAV KLIMT'S shimmering canvases have come to stand for Viennese portraiture from the turn of the 20 th century. Yet his dazzling, sensuous women were just a sliver of a far larger and stranger artistic period in Europe’s cultural capital at the end of a gilded age. Show More Summary

Review: Facing the Modern - The Portrait in Vienna 1900

Detail from 'Portrait of Amalie Zuckerkandl', 1917-18 by Gustav Klimt © Belvedere, Vienna Donated by Vita and Gustav Künstler Facing the Modern - The Portrait in Vienna 1900 opens to the public... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

When is restitution a bad thing? The case of Melanesian wood carvings

last yearArts : ARCAblog

Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I by Gustav Klimt. (1907). Neue Galerie, New York. Source: Verity Algar by Verity Algar, co-posting with Plundered Art The Holocaust Art Restitution Project and other organisations aiming to restitute Holocaust-looted...Show More Summary

London Art Week

2 years agoArts : Coxsoft Art News

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

The Novels of Kim Young-ha

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

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