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10,064. Klimt: one painter attempted to restore the colour of gold. (Art & Gold & Artists: Secessionists) Dr James Fox, A History of Art in Three Colours: Gold I
10,069. 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. (Art & Gold & Artists: Secessionists) ibid.
10,742. Egon Schiele has become one of the most celebrated artists of the last hundred years. A controversial figure in his own short lifetime who was jailed on an obscenity charge. His work is starkly honest and provocative. Intensely powerful images where the human figure is stripped down to base essentials both sexually and psychologically. He’s one of the great draughtsmen in art history. And perhaps the most obsessive painter of the Self ever, whose influence has struck a neurotic as well as erotic chord throughout the twentieth century. Great Artists With Tim Marlow: Schiele
10,743. Egon Schiele only lived for twenty-eight years and he worked for barely ten of those. But his life and his art were dominated by the cultural centre that was Vienna. ibid.
10,744. Encouraged by his art teacher at school Schiele applied to the prestigious Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna, and was accepted. A few months earlier the Academy had refused entry to another young hopeful – Adolf Hitler. (Artists: Secessionists & Nazis: Hitler) ibid.
10,718. The Vienna Secession was an art movement set up in the 1890s and broke away from the official academies which were regarded as too traditional. Within a few years of its founding the Succession built its own eye-catching headquarters in the heart of Vienna. An independent forum for artists, designers and architects. In 1907 Schiele met Gustav Klimt. ibid.
10,745. With Schiele it was always his self-obsession, his narcissism, that manifests itself in these nude self-portraits. ibid.
10,746. The second area that Schiele made his own and which also generated a substantial income for him and which also led to the production of confident almost brash erotic masterpieces like this later in his career was of course the female nude. ibid.
10,719. When Schiele actually got out of prison it’s widely believed that this was the work that he produced. A double portrait of him and Wally in an embrace and in a way paying a distant homage to an iconic Viennese painting produced by Gustav Klimt called The Kiss. ibid.
10,747. It’s called Death and the Maiden and undoubtedly is one of Schiele’s great masterpieces. ibid.
10,748. The Family, where father, mother and child are presented in a composition that is like an inverted pyramid. ibid.
10,749. Portrait of the Painter Karl Zakovsek 1910: He could almost have stepped off the set of La Boheme ... I am a big fan of Egon Schiele. Tim Marlow Meets Renee Fleming
10,720. Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I: Widely known and widely loved. Tim Marlow Meets Renee Fleming, Renee
10,721. There’s an amazing rhythm that runs through the picture. ibid. Tim
10,722. The story of Viennese Art Nouveau is a story of beauty. (Artists: Secessionists & Art Nouveau & Vienna) Stephen Smith, Sex and Sensibility: The Allure of Art Nouveau III, BBC 2013
10,723. There’s so much more than Klimt. (Artists: Secessionists & Art Nouveau & Vienna) ibid.
10,724. Vienna’s artists were the last to arrive at the Art Nouveau ball. (Artists: Secessionists & Art Nouveau & Vienna) ibid.
10,725. Klimt didn’t care; he was up for the fight and agreed to become president of the Secessionists. (Artists: Secessionists & Art Nouveau & Vienna) ibid.
10,726. YugenStyle was sexual ... There were no rules or dictats. (Artists: Secessionists & Art Nouveau & Vienna) ibid.
10,727. Above the door in big gold letters it reads: Der Zeit Ihre Kunst Der Kunst Ihre Freiheit: To the Age it’s Art; To the Art it’s Freedom. (Artists: Secessionists & Art Nouveau & Vienna) ibid.
10,728. The Viennese art revolution coincided with a social revolution in the city. (Artists: Secessionists & Art Nouveau & Vienna) ibid.
10,729. Otto Wagner designed these spectacular stations of the Viennese underground. (Artists: Secessionists & Art Nouveau & Vienna & Underground) ibid.
10,730. Koloman Moser: the great all-rounder. (Artists: Secessionists & Vienna & Art Nouveau) ibid.
10,731. They were creating the first Art Nouveau buildings here in 1893. (Artists: Secessionists & Art Nouveau & Vienna) ibid.
10,732. Brussell’s Art Nouveau star was Victor Horta. (Artists: Secessionists & Art Nouveau & Vienna) ibid.
10,733. The sheer decadence of Art Nouveau made it ripe for criticism. (Artists: Secessionists & Art: Nouveau & Vienna) ibid.
10,734. The enfant terrible of Viennese art – Egon Schiele. (Artists: Secessionists & Art Nouveau & Vienna) ibid.
10,735. Art Nouveau suddenly felt archaic. (Artists: Secessionists & Art Nouveau & Vienna) ibid.
10,736. Art Nouveau is as much the last artistic flourish of the nineteenth as it is the first of the twentieth century. (Artists: Secessionists & Art Nouveau & Vienna) ibid.
10,737. What united the Secessionists was the wish to educate the public. What they wanted was to elevate taste, elegance ... They tried to confront Austrian art. Stephan Koja, 19th Century Art – Belvedere Museum
10,738. Koloman Moser – and he was the multi-talent of the Secession. He was a designer of furniture, he was one of the greatest graphic designers of the time ... And he was a painter. Stephan Koja, 19th Century Art – Belvedere Museum
10,739. All art is erotic. Gustav Klimt
10,740. There is no self-portrait for me. Gustav Klimt
10,741. Art is the property of everyone. Secessionists, Ver Sacrum
96,947. 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
110,840. 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
110,841. Gustav Klimt painted Adele Bloch-Bauer in 1907. (Art & Artists: Secessionists & Robbery) ibid.
110,842. The case had attracted media interest from around the world. (Art & Artists: Secessionists & Robbery) ibid.
110,843. The Klimts were going up for auction. (Art & Artists: Secessionists & Robbery & Auction) ibid.
122,312. ‘Schiele’s nudes still stock audiences. There is clearly something still provocative about his work.’ Egon Schiele: Dangerous Desires, BBC 2018, Professor Gemma Blackshaw
122,313. Died 100 years ago aged 28. ibid.
122,314. ‘There’s a sense in which the works are more monstrous than they are ideal.’ ibid. observer
122,315. First Love: Wally Neuzil – his muse, his model, his girlfriend. They were very young when they met. ibid.
122,316. ‘Everything by my hand that appeared over the last two or three years – be it painting, drawing or writing – prefigures what is to come’. ibid. letter to Uncle Leopold 2011
63,830. All of [Gustav] Klimt’s paintings are profoundly Theosophical. (Art & Artists: Secessionists) Matthew Collings, The Rules of Abstraction, BBC 2014
63,866. Today, the struggle over Adele Bloch-Bauer’s portrait is only one of many such disputes still unresolved. (Art & Nazis & Artists: Secessionists) The Rape of Europa 1, PBS 2008
63,867. 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. (Art & Nazis & Artists: Secessionists) ibid.