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Maximilian Kurzweil

Lady in Yellow (1899)

Lady in Yellow is an oil painting created by Maximilian Kurzweil (1867-1916) in the late 19th century (1899) of his wife. The style of this painting is Art Nouveau and the artist has painted a portrait which represented the fashion and design which was popular during that period. 406 more words

Ivan Mestrovic - The Sculpture

One of my favorite things about traveling is the education I get because I am constantly being exposed to history, different cultures, new art and music. 866 more words


Gustav Klimt: Beyond the Female Form

Gustav Klimt (1862–1918) was perhaps the most influential Austrian artist around 1900, but his legacy is often left only partly examined. Klimt is revered for his sensual and elegantly decorated depictions of the female form, but another genre also captured his interest: landscapes. 521 more words

A Closer Look at Egon Schiele

Egon Schiele was a leading figure in Austrian Expressionism. He is most prominently known for his paintings and drawings of grotesque nude figures. However, Schiele also worked as a designer, creating many posters during his career. 406 more words

Egon Schiele

Schiele, Self-Portrait with Chinese Lantern Plant, 1912

Although the life of Egon Schiele was short lived, the number of works he created was quite prolific. Born in 1890 Austria, Schiele and his two sisters were raised by his father. 426 more words

"Total Art"within the Palais Stoclet

The Palais Stoclet is a large private mansion located in Brussels, Belgium, designed by architect and designer Josef Hoffmann, prominent member of the Vienna Secession and one of the founding members of the Wiener Werkstätte (“Viennese Workshops”). 671 more words