Gustav Klimt. the Complete Paintings (Hardcover)

Gustav Klimt. the Complete Paintings By Tobias G. Natter Cover Image
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Fall under the spell of Gustav Klimt. Over a century after his death, Viennese artist Gustav Klimt (1862-1918) still startles with his unabashed eroticism, dazzling surfaces, and artistic experimentation. In this neat, dependable monograph, we gather all of Klimt's paintings alongside authoritative art historical commentary and privileged archival material from Klimt's own archive to trace the evolution of his astonishing oeuvre.

With top-quality illustration, including new photography of the celebrated Stoclet Frieze, the book follows Klimt through his prominent role in the Secessionist movement of 1897, his candid rendering of the female body, and his lustrous "golden phase" when gold leaf brought a shimmering tone and texture to such beloved works as The Kiss and Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I, also known as The Woman in Gold.

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Product Details
ISBN: 9783836562904
ISBN-10: 3836562901
Publisher: Taschen
Publication Date: May 15th, 2018
Pages: 512
Language: English