This is the work of the great Austrian symbolist who paid particular homage to the female form. Gustav Klimt's ornate art expresses the apocalyptic atmosphere of Vienna's upper middle-class society around the turn of the 20th century - a society devoted to the cultivation of aesthetic awareness and the cult of pleasure. The ecstatic joy which Klimt and his contemporaries found - or hoped to find - in beauty was constantly overshadowed by death. And death therefore plays an important role in Klimt's art. Klimt's fame, ...

Klimt 2015, Taschen

ISBN-13: 9783836558075

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Klimt 2011, Taschen GmbH, Cologne

ISBN-13: 9783836531429

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Klimt 1999, Taschen GmbH, Cologne

ISBN-13: 9783822859803

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Klimt 1999, Benedikt Taschen Verlag

ISBN-13: 9783822865460

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Klimt 1997, Thunder Bay Press (CA), San Diego, CA

ISBN-13: 9781571451255

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Klimt 1994, Taschen

ISBN-13: 9783822896471

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