“An unknown Italian man identifying himself as a retired art thief has contacted the police in the northern city of Piacenza demanding €150,000 ($163,000) for the safe return of a Gustav Klimt painting. … The artwork disappeared from the Galleria d’Arte Moderna Piacenza in February 1997 while the alarm system was incapacitated due to ongoing […]
Art Contrarian looks at some of Gustav Klimt's later works.
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Gustav Klimt, Portrait of Marie Breunig, 1894via Arts Everyday Living
ransistoradio: Gustav Klimt (1862-1918), Two Studies of a Singing Girl (c.1896), pencil on card, 31.7 x 39.5 cm. Via Sotheby’s.
Muddy Colors has the Vienna Life Ball's photographic portrayals of paintings by Gustav Klimt.
For this year's Viennese Secessionist-themed Life Ball, photographer Inge Prader recreated Gustav Klimt's most iconic works with real-life models. The annual event, hosted by Style Bible, aims to raise funds for those affected by HIV/AIDS...Show More Summary
Photographer Inge Prader recreated the work of Gustav Klimt during his “Golden Phase” with real people. (Slightly NSFW) Intriguing Headline of the Day: 5 Crazy Ways the Colors Red and Blue Control Your Life Sure, we all need some alone time every now and then. Show More Summary
The paintings Gustav Klimt produced during his “Golden Phase,” from 1899 through 1910, are among the most iconic — and the most relentlessly reproduced — works of art in history. This is the period that produced The Kiss, as well as Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I (aka The Woman in Gold). …Read More
One day, as a student — or so the story goes — Egon Schiele called on Gustav Klimt, a celebrated… The post Privates on parade appeared first on The Spectator.
Art Contrarian discusses this unusual Gustav Klimt painting of houses and reveals what the painting sold for at auction. I like it. How much would you have bid?
nigra-lux: KLIMT, Gustav (1862–1918) Jurisprudenz, details: - The three goddesses of Truth, Justice and Law - The three furies 1903-1907 Oil on canvas, 430 x 300 cm Ed. Orig.
On Thursday, September 24, Swann Galleries? Prints & Drawings department will offer a two-part sale of 19th & 20th Century Prints & Drawings, featuring works by the Viennese Modern masters Egon Schiele, Gustav Klimt and Oskar Kokoschka, as well as 19th-Century prints led by works from James A.M. Show More Summary
poboh: Gustav Klimt’s painting Musik II, 1898, Moritz Nähr. Austrian (1859 - 1945)
loumargi: Gustav Klimt (July 14, 1862 – February 6, 1918) was an Austrian Symbolist painter and one of the most prominent members of the Vienna Secession movement.
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amare-habeo: Gustav Klimt (Austrian, 1862 - 1918) - Nu de femme, 1914 pencil on paper
Every year, at least one of the fine art masters is raised up in popular consciousness with a film, and this year’s pick was Gustav Klimt. “Woman in Gold” has harnessed the starpower of Ryan Reynolds and Helen Mirren to dramatize the...Show More Summary
A painting by Gustav Klimt, "Portrait of Gertud Loew," brought in $39.1 million at a Sotheby's auction in London on Wednesday, beating the auction house's pre-sale estimates. The auction of Impressionist and modern art included a Max Liebermann canvas that had been recovered from the late Cornelius...
A masterpiece of the early Modern period, Gustav Klimt's 'The Kiss' is a deceptively simple portrait of lust and love. But beyond that glittery gold leaf, the work is full of fascinating facts.