Happy Birthday, Gustav Klimt July 14, 1862 February 6, 1918 – Gustav klimt art

Happy Birthday, Gustav Klimt July 14, 1862 February 6, 1918 is part of Gustav klimt art, Klimt art, Klimt paintings, Gustav klimt, Klimt, Painting – Gustav Klimt was one of the first artists that I discovered on my own… making his work all the more special… personal to me I was enthralled with the decorative or ornamental elements of his work, his use of unconventional formats, and of course… as a horny 20yearold… the eroticism of his paintings Portrait of Sonja Knips Judith Garden with Sunflowers Danaë Attersee With time, I put Klimt on the backburner and rarely thought about… let alone looked at… his work When I returned to painting figuratively some 6 or 7 years ago I found I could no longer ignore him A fascination with pattern and decoration, fashion or costume, the use of gold leaf in Byzantine and Early Renaissance painting, tall narrow formats, and the female nude were all elements that I shared in common with Klimt I cannot deny that Klimt ranks among the ten or so artists who have been the most influential upon my own work The Three Ages of Woman Gustav Klimt was an Austrian Symbolist painter and one of the most prominent members of the Vienna Secession movement His primary subject was the female body and his works were often noted for their use of allegory and the frank eroticism… quite daring for the time Klimt was born in Baumgarten, near Vienna, July 14, 1862 His father, Ernst Klimt the Elder, was a gold engraver Gustav’s two younger brothers, Ernst and Georg, went on to enjoy successful careers as artists Klimt initially studied Architectural Painting at the Vienna School of Arts and Crafts Klimt and his brother Ernst studied under Hans Makart, Vienna’s foremost history painter of the time The two brothers and their friend, Franz Matsch, began working together and by 1880 they had received numerous commissions as a team that they called the “Company of Artists” They also helped their teacher in painting murals in the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna Klimt began his professional career painting interior murals and ceilings in large public buildings on the Ringstraße, including the Vienna Opera and the Kunsthistorische Steps of the Vienna Opera The Kunsthistorische In the early 1890s Klimt met Emilie Louise Flöge who, notwithstanding the artist’s relationships with other women, was to be his companion until the end of his life His painting, The Kiss, is thought to be an image of them as lovers Emilie Flöge Portrait of Emilie Flöge Woman in Scarf and Hat (Emilie Flöge) Portrait of a Woman (Emilie Flöge ) In 1892 Klimt’s father and brother Ernst both died, and he had to assume financial responsibility for his father’s and brother’s families The tragedies also affected his artistic vision and soon he would move towards a new personal style In 1894, Klimt was commissioned to create three paintings to decorate the ceiling of the Great Hall of the University of Vienna His three paintings, Philosophy, Medicine, and Jurisprudence (destroyed during WWII) were criticized for their radical themes and material, and were called “pornographic

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