Gustav Klimt

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Gustav  Klimt

Gustav Klimt(1918- 1918)

style:art nouveau;known as "youth style" in Germany

GUSTAV KLIMT symbolist painter(1862-1918) -born in Vienna, Austria -he attended Kunstgewerbeshule (school of arts and crafts) for seven years -he was one of the greatest decorative painters of the twentieth century -he produced one of the century's most significant bodies of erotic art -Gustav Klimt's most famous painting is "The Kiss" -one of Europe's most famous artists

Gustav and his girlfriend in "The Kiss"

"The Tree of Life"

erotic "Mother and Child"

"Donna con Ventaglio"aka: "Women with Fan"

"Beech Grove"

"I can paint and draw. I believe this myself and a few other people say that they believe this too. But I'm not certain of whether it's true." -Gustav Klimt

"Gustav Klimt's unique style combines sensuality, realism, and spirituality to make his work recognizable and among the most popular in the history of art." -Gilles Néret

Some of Gustav's major works includePhilosophy, Medicine, Goldfish, Beethoven Frieze, The Sunflower, The Kiss, and Death and Life.


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