Gustav Klimt: “Fulfillment (Stoclet Frieze)”

The 2023 Art Calendar Reveal On January 1st of every year, we have the Art Calendar Reveal.   It has been a tradition in our home for over 14 years, ever since I first discovered the page-a-day Art Gallery Calendar. This year, Gustav Klimt’s painting “Fulfillment” (Stoclet Frieze) completed between 1905 -1909 graced January 1, 2023. Continue reading “Gustav Klimt: “Fulfillment (Stoclet Frieze)””

#FridayPainting: Gustav Klimt “Lady with Fur Hat and Boa”

“I have the gift of neither the spoken nor the written word, especially if I have to say something about myself or my work. Whoever wants to know something about me -as an artist, the only notable thing- ought to look carefully at my pictures and try and see in them what I am andContinue reading “#FridayPainting: Gustav Klimt “Lady with Fur Hat and Boa””

Happy Birthday Gustav Klimt

“Whoever wants to know something about me, they should look attentively at my pictures and there seek to recognise what I am and what I want.” Gustav Klimt Gustav Klimt was forceful, dramatic, unrepentant.  His “Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer” is arguably the most well-known thanks to the book and movie,  “The Lady in Gold.” Today,Continue reading “Happy Birthday Gustav Klimt”

Art Nouveau – Gustav Klimt

“I can paint and draw. I believe this myself and a few other people say that they believe this too. But I’m not certain of whether it’s true.” Gustav Klimt On July 14, 1862, the world welcomed Gustav Klimt.  He was destined to be a symbolist painter and one of the most famous members ofContinue reading “Art Nouveau – Gustav Klimt”