Would you pay to see art that's broken, mouldy or eaten by worms? Vienna's famous Leopold Museum sure hopes so. The prestigious home of Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele is displaying damaged artworks to raise funds for their restoration. Show More Summary
lonequixote: The Golden Knight (detail of Beethoven Frieze) by Gustav Klimt (via @lonequixote)
Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer by Gustav Klimt, 1907 The Viennese Salon R.Strauss, Schoenberg, Bach, Berg, Schubert, Lehar, Oscar Strauss; Dame Felicity Lott, Michael Collins, City of London Sinfonia; Sam Wanamaker Playhouse ReviewedShow More Summary
The names Gustav Klimt, Egon Schiele and Oskar Kokoschka are familiar enough. Even the casual art fan knows Klimt and "The Kiss," and might even be able to conjure an image of the iconic painter of gold in front of an easel, draped in one of his signature robes. Show More Summary
gustavklimt-art: Idylle (Idylls), 1884 Gustav Klimt
heartgeeks: The Kiss (detail) by Gustav Klimt
The Century Guild Gallery in Culver City, California specializes in international Art Nouveau and Symbolist works, namely lithographs, created during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Gustav Klimt, Egon Schiele, Alphonse Mucha, and Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec are just a few of the famous names you’ve probably heard before. Show More Summary
lonequixote: Death and Life (detail) by Gustav Klimt (via @lonequixote)
“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.