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Gustav Klimt painting sells for $39 million at Sotheby's auction

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...

15 Things You Should Know About Klimt’s 'The Kiss'

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

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.

Sotheby's to offer one of the greatest portraits by Gustav Klimt to come to auction

3 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

Sotheby?s London today announces that Gustav Klimt?s extraordinarily beautiful and captivating portrait Bildnis Gertrud Loew of 1902 will be offered for sale in its 24th June Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale following a settlement between the Felsöványi family and The Gustav Klimt | Wien 1900-Privatstiftung (Klimt Foundation). Show More Summary

Seems Like More of a Gustav Klimt Conversation

Woman: So ummm, what do you think about this painting? Man: I can’t believe you said I kiss exactly like my brother! Woman: I love Monet, he uses such vivid colors… Man: Yuck, now it feels like I’ve kissed my brother as well! –The M...

Ignore the Critics: Woman in Gold Shines Brightly

I went to see Woman in Gold because I'm a Helen Mirren fan and have admired the Gustav Klimt painting at its heart since college, but wasn't aware that it had been widely panned by critics until fellow Second Generation writer HelenShow More Summary

The Haunting Story Behind One Of Gustav Klimt's Most Famous Paintings

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

A visitor at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art views the painting titled "Adele Bloch-Bauer I," April 4, 2006, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ric Francis) M aria Altmann was in her '80s when she entered into a legal battle with the Austrian...Show More Summary

How Checkbook Art History Elevated Gustav Klimt To The $100 Million Club

3 months agoNews : Huffington Post

This article originally appeared on artnet News. by Eileen Kinsella Gustav Klimt, Adele Bloch-Bauer I (1907) ©Neue Galerie New York. Nine years ago, when cosmetics magnate and top collector Ronald Lauder, co-founder of the Neue Galerie,...Show More Summary

meninarthistory: Male Nude with Left Foot on a Pedestal (1879)...

3 months agoArts / Art History : Old Paint

meninarthistory: Male Nude with Left Foot on a Pedestal (1879) by Gustav Klimt, symbolist austrian painter.

The art of getting permission to use art in film

A year ago, the "Woman in Gold" filmmakers were anxious and rushed. They were in pre-production for the new movie about the Nazis looting Gustav Klimt's glittering "Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I" from a Jewish family's home, but they lacked permission to show the crucial painting on screen....

'Woman in Gold' an adequate film on dazzling Klimt painting

3 months agoEntertainment / Film : LA Times

"That's quite a painting," someone says in "Woman in Gold" on first glimpsing Gustav Klimt's celebrated "Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I," and anyone seeing the artwork in person during its brief visit to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art or at its current home at New York's Neue Galerie...

'Woman in Gold' brings Klimt legal battle to the big screen

Oscar-winning actress Helen Mirren may get top billing for the new drama "Woman in Gold," but she's not the one the title refers to — that would be Adele Bloch-Bauer I, the subject of a 1907 Gustav Klimt masterpiece that sparked a two-continent legal battle nearly a century after it was...

Simon Curtis on "Woman in Gold"

“Woman in Gold” is the true story of Maria Altmann, a woman challenged the Viennese government for rightful ownership of Gustav Klimt’s famous painting nicknamed “the woman in gold” — a portrait of her aunt Adele Bloch-Bauer I that was taken from her family by the Nazis in 1938. Show More Summary

Movie Review: Woman In Gold gives a complicated true story the Weinstein treatment

For decades, art lovers in Vienna knew her only as the Lady In Gold, a nameless, raven-haired beauty immortalized through oil. But to Gustav Klimt, creator of this “Mona Lisa Of Austria,” she was Adele Bloch-Bauer, a Jewish socialite whose likeness the artist twice committed to canvas. Show More Summary

Helen Mirren Shines in This Exclusive 'Woman in Gold' Featurette (VIDEO)

3 months agoEntertainment / Film : Moviefone

#fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-764617{display:none;}.cke_show_borders #fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-764617, #postcontentcontainer #fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-764617{width:100%;display:block;} One of Gustav Klimt's most famous paintings was stolen right off the walls of a Jewish family's home in Vienna by the Nazis. Show More Summary

Conchita Wurst in Gold

3 months agoLGBT / Gay :

  The Austrian Eurovision winner is Gustav Klimt’s “Golden Adele” in posters for the 2015 Life Ball

Austria avoids kissing goodbye to Nazi-looted Klimt masterpiece 'Beethoven Frieze'

4 months agoArts : Artdaily

One of Austria's most treasured artworks, Gustav Klimt's Beethoven Frieze, looks likely to remain in the country for now after an expert panel Friday rejected restitution claims by descendants of its Jewish former owners who were robbed by the Nazis. Show More Summary

Gustav Klimt's world-famous painting 'The Lovers' now available as a gigapixel photograph

4 months agoArts : Artdaily

Gustav Klimt's world-famous painting The Lovers, which later became known under the title The Kiss, can from now on be admired not only at the museum Vienna's Österreichische Galerie Belvedere, but also on the Internet, in the form of a gigapixel photograph. Show More Summary

Rare double-sided Gustav Klimt drawing discovered by San Francisco gallery

5 months agoArts : Artdaily

San Francisco-based art gallery, Lost Art Salon, announced the discovery of a previously unknown, double-sided Gustav Klimt drawing. This previously unseen drawing will be featured in an upcoming exhibition at the gallery, ?Time Capsule:...Show More Summary

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