Gustav Klimt

(Austrian, 1862 - 1918)

floating female nude by gustav klimt

Gustav Klimt

Floating Female Nude, 1885

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portrait of a girl with braids by gustav klimt

Gustav Klimt

Portrait of a Girl with Braids, 1917 - 1978

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pregnant woman and man by gustav klimt

Gustav Klimt

Pregnant Woman and Man, 1903 - 1904

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semi-nude with arms crossed over head by gustav klimt

Gustav Klimt

Semi-Nude with Arms Crossed Over Head, 1917 - 1918

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standing pregnant woman, facing left by gustav klimt

Gustav Klimt

Standing Pregnant Woman, Facing Left, 1903 - 1904

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three-quarter length portrait of a standing woman by gustav klimt

Gustav Klimt

Three-Quarter Length Portrait of a Standing Woman, 1917 - 1918

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Biografie

Chronologie

1862
Born in Baumgarten, Austria
1876
Studies at the Kunstgewerbeschule Vienna, Austria
1891
Member of the Co-operative Society of Austrian Artists
1893
Commissioned to paint Great Hall of the new University of Vienna, Austria (series of paintings provoke controversy)
1897
Co-founder & first president of The Secession Mouvement, Vienna, Austria
1900
Receives Grand Prix at Paris World Fair for "Philosophy"
1905 - 1909
Wiener Werkstätte commission; designs mosaic murals at Palais Stoclet, Brussels, Belgium
1905
Organizes new association "Kunstschau" (Art Show), Vienna, Austria
1918
Died due to an apoplexy in Vienna, Austria

Ausstellungen

2007
"Gustave Klimt - Landscapes," Kunsthal Rotterdam, Rotterdam
"Gustav Klimt," Fundación Juan March, Madrid
"Schiele, Klimt, Kokoschka e gli amici viennesi." Museo dArte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, Rovereto
2006
"Black, Black & White, White," Leonard Hutton Galleries, New York, NY
"Toorop in Vienna - inspiring Klimt," Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, Den Haag
"Gustav Klimt," Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
2005
"Gustav Klimt - Papiers Erotiques," Musée Maillol - Fondation Dina Vierny, Paris
"Klimt, Schiele, Moser, Kokoschka - Vienna 1900," Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, Paris
"Recent Acquisitions - And Some Thoughts on the Current Art Market," Galerie St. Etienne, New York, NY
"Die Sinnliche Linie – Japanischer Holzschnitt, Klimt, Schmalix, Araki, Takano," Museum der Moderne Salzburg, Salzburg