Sunday, September 9, 2007
Gustav Klimt (1862-1918)
There is nothing that special to see when looking at me. I'm a painter who paints day in day out, from morning till evening - figure pictures and landscapes, more rarely portraits.
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Gustav Klimt (1862-1918) was an Austrian painter and one of the most prominent members of Vienna Art Nouveau movement. Educated at the Vienna Kunstgewerbe Art School in the years 1879-1883. One of the founding members of the so-called Wiener Sezession (Vienna Secession) and a periodical "Ver Sacrum". Klimt is known for his use of gold in paintings. Klimt was also a honorary member of the universities of Munich and Vienna. His major works include paintings, murals, sketches and other art objects, many of which are on display in the Vienna Secession gallery. [This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License and uses material adapted in whole or in part from the Wikipedia article on Gustav Klimt.]
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