Tag Archive: Viennese art

Aug 13

Arts Everyday Living: A Summer Walk with Gustav Klimt—the Castle on the Lake

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.             A SUMMER WALK WITH GUSTAV KLIMT THE CASTLE ON THE LAKE     ____________________ ____________________ The surroundings of the lake are mountainous, especially towards the South….In the late 19th century, the lake was highly popular among Viennese artists.  Celebrities such …

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Sep 07

Arts Everyday Living: Gustav Klimt–Inside the Viennese World of Fashion

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.       GUSTAV KLIMT INSIDE THE VIENNESE WORLD OF FASHION   ____________________ ____________________ Vain trifles as they seem, clothes have, they say, more important offices than to keep us warm.  They change our view of the world and the world’s view of us. Virginia Woolf, Orlando …

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Jul 21

Arts Everyday Living: Safe Harbor—Nautical Reflections

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.         SAFE HARBOR NAUTICAL REFLECTIONS ____________________ ____________________ If a man must be obsessed by something, I suppose a boat is as good as anything, perhaps better than most….. E.B. White* *E.B. White (1899-1985) was an American writer, known for his magazine contributions and children’s books …

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Nov 19

Arts Everyday Living: Autumn Walks with Klimt—The Mystery of the Woods

Please click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.       AUTUMN REFLECTIONS THE MYSTERY OF THE FOREST     In some mysterious way woods have never seemed to be static things.  In physical terms I move through them; yet in metaphysical ones, they seem to move through me. John Fowles ____________________ ____________________ …

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Oct 11

Arts Everyday Living: Gustav Klimt and the Golden Lady are Coming

      KLIMT’S PORTRAIT OF ADELE BLOCH-BAUER ARRIVING TUESDAY   But today, visit a moment with the elegant Marie Breunig, an earlier subject of Vienna’s greatest artist. ____________________   The above image is used solely for educational purposes.   And revitalize yourself with Through an Artist’s Eyes: Learning to Live Creatively!

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Jun 20

Arts Everyday Living: Gustave Klimt & His Niece—Was He a Substitute Father?

Click on the painting to enlarge or enhance it.         Whatever happened to Helene, Gustave Klimt’s niece? The Austrian painter, famed for The Kiss and his “golden” portraits of Vienna’ s elite, became her guardian when his brother Ernst died in 1892, assuming responsibility for the then baby girl. Klimt (1862-1918) himself was rumored to be …

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