Why is Klimt Famous? – DailyArtMagazine.com – Art History Stories

Gustav Klimt, born in Austria in 1862, is celebrated as one of the most valued artists in the history of art. But, why is Klimt famous? Why exactly we […]

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Gustav Klimt, Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I (also called The Lady in Gold or The Woman in Gold), 1903-07, Neue Galerie, New York

Gustav Klimt, Life and Death, 1916, Leopold Museum, Vienna

Gustav Klimt, The Three Ages of a Woman, 1905, Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna, Rome

The decorative and luminous effects of the paintings might make any gaudy item look expensive. But the value of the masters’ work lies beyond the opulence of gems and gold. Klimt was one of the fathers of Viennese Modern art, who broke away from the artistic past.

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Gustav Klimt, Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I  – Detail

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