Category: Egon Schiele

Leopold Museum Wien Vienna: Schiele

The Leopold Museum, housed in the Museumsquartier in Vienna, Austria, is home to one of the largest collections of modern Austrian art, featuring artists such as Egon Schiele, Gustav Klimt, Oskar Kokoschka and Richard Gerstl. It contains the world’s largest Egon Schiele Collection. The more than 5,000 exhibits collected by Elisabeth and Rudolf Leopold over…

Angelika Hauff in Das Fräulein von Scuderi (1955)

East-German postcard by VEB Progress Film-Vertrieb, Berlin, no. 532/127. Photo: DEFA / Neufeld. Publicity still for Das Fräulein von Scuderi/The Girl from Scuderi (Eugen York, 1955). Austrian film and stage actress Angelika Hauff (1922–1983) played the lead in several post-war German and Austrian films. For the East-German DEFA studio, she appeared in three films, including…

Wien, 1. Bezirk (the art of very renowned palace and museum buildings in the core of downtown Vienna), Palais Erzherzog-Albrecht (Albertina), Albertinaplatz/Hanuschgasse

Weibliches Liebespaar/Female Lovers, 1915 (Bleistift und Deckfarben/Pencil and gouache), Albertina The three sheets shown here mark a peak in Schiele’s exploration of the failure of a relationship. The pencil drawing renders the two women exhaustedly lying beside one another in a geometric reduction of their naked bodies without staging a more complex togetherness. One gouache…

Schiele, Egon (1890-1918) – 1909C. The Couple ( Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)

Graphite, ink, crayon, and wash on brown paper; 44 x 31 cm. Egon Schiele was Austrian Expressionist painter, draftsman, and printmaker noted for the eroticism of his figurative works. As a student at the Vienna Academy of Fine Arts (1907–09), Schiele was strongly influenced by the Jugendstil movement, the German Art Nouveau. He met Gustav…

Leopold Museum Wien Vienna:

The Leopold Museum, housed in the Museumsquartier in Vienna, Austria, is home to one of the largest collections of modern Austrian art, featuring artists such as Egon Schiele, Gustav Klimt, Oskar Kokoschka and Richard Gerstl. It contains the world’s largest Egon Schiele Collection. The more than 5,000 exhibits collected by Elisabeth and Rudolf Leopold over…