Gustav Klimt

(Austrian, 1862 - 1918)

friederike beer-monti in wiener werkstatt dress by gustav klimt

Gustav Klimt

Friederike Beer-Monti in Wiener Werkstatt Dress, 1916

lovers by gustav klimt

Gustav Klimt

Lovers, 1908

lovers, facing to the right by gustav klimt

Gustav Klimt

Lovers, facing to the right, um 1913

mother and child by gustav klimt

Gustav Klimt

Mother and child, um 1912

nude by gustav klimt

Gustav Klimt

Nude, 1917

portrait of margaret stonborough-wittgenstein by gustav klimt

Gustav Klimt

Portrait of Margaret Stonborough-Wittgenstein, 1904 - 1905

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