What type of painter was Klimt?

Who did Klimt paint?

Adele Bloch-Bauer I – Of all the many women Klimt painted from life, Adele Bloch-Bauer, the wife of the Viennese banker and sugar magnate Ferdinand Bloch-Bauer, was one of his favorites, sitting for two portraits and serving as the model for several other paintings, including his famous Judith I (1901).

Where are Klimt paintings?

Many of Klimt’s works, especially those from his early years, are on permanent display in Vienna: in the Secession, the Burgtheater, the Kunsthistorisches Museum and in the MAK – Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna.

What kind of person was Gustav Klimt?

Klimt was an artist who passionately studied his craft and boldly rebelled against the establishment; who was shy but enchanting; who wore caftans when he painted; and who adored his pet cat, and—perhaps most of all—women. (Although Klimt never married, he fathered 14 children and was rumored to have numerous lovers.)

Why is the kiss painting important?

This group aimed to break ties with the Academy of Fine Arts and its conservative values. The Vienna Secessionists painted “what they shouldn’t have painted”, refusing to remove sexual elements from their works. They explored the power of a delicate touch, an embrace, a kiss, a moment of violence or an erotic scene.

Who painted family embrace?

Art Nouveau Austrian painter Gustav Klimt was born in 1862 in Vienna. Klimt was not born into a wealthy family and aged 14 he attended The Vienna School of Arts and Crafts having won a Scholarship.

What techniques did Klimt use?

The Beethoven Frieze is among Klimt’s most complex works in terms of the materials he used. In the catalogue accompanying the 1902 exhibition, an unknown author noted that Klimt had worked with “casein paint, applied stucco and gilding” .

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Gustav Klimt- Understanding Modern Art – YouTube

Beginner painters – Klimt: The Kiss – YouTube

The Kiss by Gustav Klimt: Great Art Explained – YouTube

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