Description of the artwork «Kiss»
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Publications about the artwork
Art fakes that you probably came across on the Internet
It's not a Klimt. Not a Matisse. Not a Bouguereau. Not a da Vinci. Not a Dürer.
The art of hearing: the painting which sings. Part I
Painting and music are as far apart as they are close. In an effort to convey the musical character of a situation or the sound of certain compositions, artists often depicted people playing music with instruments , and composers invented a special genre — symphonic sketch. However, the kinship of music and painting is deeper; composition, rhythm, colour are intrinsic properties of both art and…
Lost Gustav Klimt's drawing is found ... in a cupboard
A drawing "Zwei Liegende" ("Two Reclining Figures") by Gustav Klimt, which disappeared from the collection of an Austrian museum, has been found in the effects of the recently deceased former secretary. The ex-museum employee, who reportedly took and hid the work years ago, described the artwork's location asking in her will for it to be returned upon her death.
Events and expositions
Vienna 2018: insight into Viennese Modernism and Art Nouveau
In the year 2018 we will enjoy a yearlong city-wide celebration of Viennese Modernism "Beauty and the Abyss." Vienna praises the extraordinary cultural period with a series of special exhibitions and events devoted to its pioneers: the painters Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele , the architect Otto Wagner and the universal artist Koloman Moser . These four protagonists all passed away in…
Love story in paintings: Gustav Klimt and Emilie Flöge
The owner of the Viennese fashion house, a couturier Emilie Flöge had been the only constant companion of affectionate Gustav Klimt for more than twenty years. This fact is beyond dispute, but the nature of their relationship has been the subject of controversy and debate since the early twentieth century. This creative couple bonded their mutual attraction and emotional dependence with an…