Best Party Posters of 19th CenturyDecember 31, 2017
Are you ready for the crazy party tonight? Although lithography was invented in 1798, it was at first too slow and expensive for poster production. Most posters were wood or metal engravings with little color or design. This...
Gustav Klimt, Adele Bloch-Bauer IJuly 2, 2017
This portrait also known as Lady in Gold is one of two formal portraits that Gustav Klimt made of Adele Bloch-Bauer, an important patron of the artist. Adele was the wife of a wealthy industrialist in Vienna where...
Painting Human Desire For Happiness – Klimt’s Beethoven FriezeJune 6, 2017
When we think of Gustav Klimt we see beautiful women portraits, sensual and dangerous compositions, gold and decorative motifs. But if you have ever been to the famous building of Vienna Secession building (which is now a gallery of...
Gustav Klimt And Emilie Flöge – The Everlasting FriendshipMarch 25, 2017
Gustav Klimt and Emilie Flöge were inseparable for years. Although it was never proven that there was something romantic between the two of them the story of their relationship (friendship only?) lasted for 27 years, until Klimt’s death. Klimt...
Decadent Masterpieces Reconstructed In PhotographsMarch 14, 2017
Two artists – Tania Brassesco and Lazlo Passi Norberto began their artistic collaboration in 2009 with the project “The Essence of Decadence”. The photographs they created staged the classic decadent masterpieces, created in world of the turn of...
10 Times When Egon Schiele Mastered Hip Hop Hand GesturesMarch 9, 2017
Art is a serious thing. But sometimes some associations once they pop up in your head they just can’t disappear. I didn’t find any scientific evidence for it but when you look at Egon Schiele’s portraits and self-portraits...
Painting of the Week: Gustav Klimt, Two Girls With An OleanderOctober 30, 2016
Who doesn’t like Secession or Gustav Klimt? This week we present an early and definitely less known painting by Gustav Klimt. This early work is one of Klimt’s rare paintings in which the figures are in a real...
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