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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

Finally, the Almighty Zmajski Most; Dragon Bridge

Then the cream of the crop at the city of Ljubljana, in my opinion.

The Dragon Bridge!

Being a symbol of the city of Ljubljana as well, the dragon sits on the four sides of the bridge.  92 more words


No 387 Gustav Klimt

“All art is erotic.” Gustav Klimt, an Austrian symbolist painter and one of the most prominent members of the Vienna Secession movement, was born on July 14, 1862.


Caffè San Marco, Via Battisti 18, Trieste

When I am planning an Art Nouveau trip abroad, I try to prepare myself as well as possible. I would hate to find out, after having returned home, that I missed the most beautiful building! 868 more words

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