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  • Portrait of Elena Luksch-Makowsky Portrait of Elena Luksch-Makowsky

    Elena Luksch-Makowsky: From St. Petersburg, through Vienna to Hamburg

    By October 16, 2020

    On the 24th of September, the Belvedere Museum in Vienna opened an in-sight exhibition dedicated to Elena Luksch-Makowsky, a Russian painter and sculptor. She was one of the central figures of the Vienna Secession. The exhibition is a...

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    Art Nouveau’s Unsung Female Artists

    By July 18, 2020

    Art Nouveau, the movement that flourished between 1890 and 1910, developed at the apex of Belle Époque, the period which encouraged modernity and artistic breakthroughs more than any other, as a reaction against the strict academicism in art...

  • Gustav Klimt tree paintings Gustav Klimt tree paintings

    Gustav Klimt And His Love For Trees In Paintings

    By October 9, 2018

    Gustav Klimt, the greatest master of Vienna Secession is known for his golden paintings full of fantastic creatures, rich ornaments and beautiful women (who are often naked). But Klimt had also another, less known side called the Waldschrat–someone...

  • You Give Me Fever: Egon Schiele’s Orange Obsession

    By August 25, 2018

    I’m sure that our dedicated readers and Instagram followers have already realized that recently we feature Egon Schiele and the Viennese Leopold Museum quite a lot. Today is going to be no different, since I did too visit...

  • Seven Haunting Town Paintings by Egon Schiele

    By July 2, 2018

    Austrian artist Egon Schiele is best known for his shamelessly erotic and frank representations of the human form. But alongside his startlingly revealing portraits and raw nude studies lie haunting journeys into fragile existence via town paintings and landscapes. His expressive, vulnerable...

  • Why is Klimt Famous?

    By March 28, 2018

    Gustav Klimt, born in Austria in 1862, is celebrated as one of the most valued artists in the history of art. But, why is Klimt famous? Why exactly do we value his work? And what role did he...

  • The Great Stanisław Wyspiański And His Many Talents

    By January 10, 2018

    He is considered by many of his compatriots to have been something of a Leonardo da Vinci of the 19th century. Stanisław Wyspiański and his many talents encompassed not only painting and sculpting. He was also a significant,...

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