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

Here’s a repeat of an autumn blog from 2015.

 

 

 

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

Klimt

Gustav Klimt, Birch Forest, 1903, detail, oil on canvas, Private Collection

Early Modern artist Gustav Klimt (1862-1918) is one of Austria’s most prominent artists, universally known for The Kiss and Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer; novelist John Fowles (1926-2005) with the publication of The Collector, The Magus, and The French Lieutenant’s Woman has won both critical and popular fame.

The above image is used solely for educational purposes.

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