Painter of the Week: Gustav Klimt. Today: A section of the Beethoven Frieze
Gustav Klimt. A section of the Beethoven Frieze, at Secession Building, Vienna
Gustav Klimt (July 14, 1862 – February 6, 1918) was an Austrian symbolist painter and one of the most prominent members of the Vienna Secession movement. Klimt is noted for his paintings, murals, sketches, and other objets d’art. Klimt’s primary subject was the female body; his works are marked by a frank eroticism.
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