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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.

last monthOdd : 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

5 months agoLifestyle / Travel : Vagabondish

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

6 months agoArts : 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

6 months agoArts : 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

6 months agoArts : 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

9 months agoArts : 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

11 months 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

Posthumous picture of Klimt's beloved little sister for sale at London Art Week

11 months agoArts : Artdaily

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

Famous Artists Photographed With Their Cats

12 months agoOdd : Neatorama

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

Superman and Lois Lane reenact Klimt's "The Kiss"

12 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

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...

The Super Kiss

12 months agoOdd : Neatorama

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

12 months agoOdd : Neatorama

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

Gustav Klimt to be honoured at the 15th Felicja Blumental International Music Festival

last yearArts : Artdaily

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

The Art of War: Syria’s Artists Find Pain and Fame on the Frontlines

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

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