Gustav Klimt

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Gustav Klimt’s richly decorative painting style and exquisite draughtsmanship made him one of the most distinctive artists of early Modernism. Step into his world in this short video, presented by…

Gustav Klimt (1862-1918) and Egon Schiele (1890-1918) are two of the greatest artists Austria produced in the early twentieth century. Although born nearly thirty years apart, both tragically died…

This kissing couple is one of the best loved paintings in history, but what do we really know about it? Let's learn about its creator (Gustav Klimt), the historical moment it sprang from (turn-of-…

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