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Friedensreich Hundertwasser, 1928–2000

Friedensreich Hundertwasser, 1928–2000

By Wieland Schmied

Taschen, 2014

ISBN: 9783836551281

A tour of Vienna would be incomplete without a visit to the so-called Hundertwasserhaus at the corner of Lowengasse and Kegelgasse – it is not everyone’s cup of tea, some prefer to gaze at Otto Wagner’s Majolikahaus by the Naschmarkt, but apparently Prince Charles is a fan. 533 more words

Book Review

Painting of the week: Gustav Klimt

Death and Life (1910)

 Painted in 1910, the painting was awarded the first prize of the International Art Exhibtion in Rome in 1911.

Here you have a complete analysis of the painting. 22 more words

Modern Art

portrait of adele bloch-bauer i

Buckle up because I’m about to connect Gustav Klimt to Brandon Boyd of Incubus. Let it be known that I loved Incubus in high school. I mean, gauged my ears, wore Chuck Taylors, dreamt of koi tattoos, … 141 more words


sunday blues

I bet she’s thinking, I’m not even gonna fret it’s Sunday. Well girl, if I had that tousled hair and that rubicund, peachy glow, I wouldn’t worry about Monday either. 10 more words


From spark to inferno

A repost from the blog of artist, teacher and creative encourager Tara Leaver ….

from spark to inferno :: the story of a creative spark… 886 more words

Off with your head

Continuons notre petite incursion dans le monde artistique et les astuces pour reconnaître un tableau au musée. Le dernier post concernant la Reine de Coeur, son sempiternel… 1,073 more words


Little Library: Day 8 - 10

Except to varnish it, I finished painting the “Little Library” project, which I am now formally declaring to be “Klimt House”. His famous “The Kiss” painting was the inspiration for this piece. 40 more words

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