Art Nouveau VisionaryBook - 2008
Gustav Klimt's decorative, seductive style, jewel-like colors, use of gold and pattern, and sensuous line, continue to captivate art lovers today. One of the masters of modern European painting, he helped found the popular Viennese Secession, or Art Nouveau, movement. This lushly illustrated volume explores his fascinating artistic career, covering Vienna at the time of Klimt's creative peak. With more than 300 beautifully reproduced pictures, paintings, and photographs, it presents Klimt's entire artistic production: posters for exhibitions, erotic drawings, and pictorial masterpieces such as The Kiss , Death and Life , and Tree of Life , along with countless portraits such as the famous Adele Bloch-Bauer I .
Publisher: New York : Sterling Pub. Co., 2008
Characteristics: 240 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 29 cm