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Arts Everyday Living: A Viennese Portrait–the Artist-Niece of Klimt’s Woman in Gold

Austrian artist Max Kurzwell (1867-1916) was a pioneer of modern art, forming the revolutionary Vienna Secession with colleague Gustav Klimt (1862-1918) in the early 20th century. Like Klimt, he also had ties with the wealthy Bauer family, commissioned to create this moving 1907 portrayal of Bettina Bauer, a niece of Adele Bloch-Bauer.  Around the same […]

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