The Symbolist Gustav Klimt and his fabulous paintings
Gustav Klimt (14.07 1862-6.02.1918) is an Austrian Symbolist and one of the most famous members of the Vienna secession. His main works are paintings, murals, sketches and other works of art that are in the Vienna Gallery and other art galleries all over the world to see. Its main theme is the female body and it is characterized by sincere adult.
Klimt was born in Baumgarten, a Viennese suburb, as the second of seven children – three boys and four girls. All three sons show artistic talent early on. His father, Ernst Klimt was a gold engraver. Gustav lived his childhood in poverty.
Gustav Klimt was one of the umschrittensten, but very popular artists of his time. His artworks have been criticized constantly as they may impact to Hardy and erotic. Its symbolism is called very disgusting.
Klimt and mud were commissioned to decorate the ceiling in the Palas of the University of Vienna. This task was finished very late due to their ongoing dispute. The collections of paintings of “Philosophy”, “Medicine”, and “Law” have provoked extensive debate. Since then he has adopted a public-service mission.
The first exhibition, attracting 57,000 visitors since the secession of both artists.
His first painting for the Vienna University “Philosophy” is unfinished at the Paris world exhibition exhibited and won the Grand Prix. He created the Rose’s portrait of rust Horn Friedmann.
Works of art by Gustav Klimt
Death and life
Portrait of Adele Bloch
The tree of life
Mother and child