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Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I: Widely known and widely loved. Tim Marlow Meets Renee Fleming, Renee
There’s an amazing rhythm that runs through the picture. ibid. Tim
All of [Gustav] Klimt’s paintings are profoundly Theosophical. Matthew Collings, The Rules of Abstraction, BBC 2014
Today, the struggle over Adele Bloch-Bauer’s portrait is only one of many such disputes still unresolved. The Rape of Europa 1, PBS 2008
Sixty years after the war, a panel of Austrian judges awarded to Maria Altmann and her family the five paintings by Gustav Klimt, including the portrait of her aunt. ibid.
Klimt: one painter attempted to restore the colour of gold. Dr James Fox, A History of Art in Three Colours: Gold I, BBC 2012
Gustav Klimt produced a series of glittering paintings. But one of them shines brighter than all the rest: The Kiss. Known as the last word on love. ibid.
The golden boy of Viennese Art Nouveau – Gustav Klimt. Stephen Smith, Sex and Sensibility: The Allure of Art Nouveau II
The story of Viennese Art Nouveau is a story of beauty. Stephen Smith, Sex and Sensibility: The Allure of Art Nouveau III, BBC 2013
There’s so much more than Klimt. ibid.
Vienna’s artists were the last to arrive at the Art Nouveau ball. ibid.
Klimt didn’t care; he was up for the fight and agreed to become president of the Secessionists. ibid.
YugenStyle was sexual ... There were no rules or dictats. ibid.
Above the door in big gold letters it reads: Der Zeit Ihre Kunst Der Kunst Ihre Freiheit: To the Age Its Art; To the Art Its Freedom. ibid.
The Viennese art revolution coincided with a social revolution in the city. ibid.
Otto Wagner designed these spectacular stations of the Viennese underground. ibid.
Koloman Moser: the great all-rounder. ibid.
They were creating the first Art Nouveau buildings here in 1893. ibid.
Brussel’s Art Nouveau star was Victor Horta. ibid.
The sheer decadence of Art Nouveau made it ripe for criticism. ibid.
The enfant terrible of Viennese art – Egon Schiele. ibid.
Art Nouveau suddenly felt archaic. ibid.
Art Nouveau is as much the last artistic flourish of the nineteenth as it is the first of the twentieth century. ibid.
All art is erotic. Gustav Klimt
There is no self-portrait for me. Gustav Klimt
My aunt – Adele [shows photograph]. My uncle commissioned Gustav Klimt to paint her … Since then she’s been hanging in the Belvedere Gallery in Vienna. Woman in Gold 2015 starring Helen Mirren & Ryan Reynolds & Tatiana Maslany & Daniel Bruhl & Katie Holmes & Max Irons & Charles Dance & Elizabeth McGovern & Jonathan Pryce & Moritz Bleibtreu & Antje Traue et al, director Simon Curtis, Mirren to young art restoration lawyer
It was perhaps the biggest art heist of all time. Countless millions of dollars of the finest European art simply seized by the Nazis … Among the booty was one of the most extraordinary paintings of the 20th century owned by a wealthy Jewish industrialist. It was a portrait of a woman be Austrian artist Gustav Klimt. For sixty years the painting’s owners fought to get it back. The battle took them to the American Supreme Court. (Art & Artists: Secessionists & Robbery) Art of the Heist s2e1: The Lady in Gold
Gustav Klimt painted Adele Bloch-Bauer in 1907. ibid.
The case had attracted media interest from around the world. ibid.
110,843. The Klimts were going up for auction. ibid.