Vienna, Austria

27 Jun

Art of the Day – 6/11/13 (The Kiss, Gustav Klimt)

Daily Artwork — “The Kiss, Gustav Klimt, 1907-1908″

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1907-08– The Kiss. Oil on Canvas. Art Nouveau style. Gustav Klimt (1862 – 1918). The Österreichische Galerie Belvedere, Vienna, Austria.

The Kiss is probably Gustav Klimt’s most famous work. It is also the high point of the artist’s Gold Period, which was characterized by his use of gold leaf in his work. This painting is one in which Klimt deviated from his portrayal of dominant in women in the form of a femme fatale. Instead is the portrayal of love and art, a couple locked in a golden-flecked, flower-filled embrace.(WikiPaintings)

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Gorgeous painting!

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9 Responses to “Vienna, Austria”

  1. Bastet June 27, 2013 at 5:25 am #

    Ah…I do so love Klimt!

  2. When in New Places June 27, 2013 at 6:23 am #

    This is one of my absolute favorites ~ so moving. :)

  3. Payal Aneja June 27, 2013 at 5:37 pm #

    Reblogged this on Explore with Payal.

  4. annetbell July 12, 2013 at 1:16 am #

    One of my favorite pictures! Namaste. . .Anne

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