Category: Egon Schiele

Markthalle Altenrhein (Hundertwasser)

Markthalle Altenrhein ("Altenrhein market hall") in Staad, municipality Thal SG, canton Sankt Gallen, Switzerland. Markthalle Altenrhein is one of the many architectural projects of the famous Austrian painter and architect Friedensreich Hundertwasser (December 15, 1928 – February 19, 2000). Born Friedrich Stowasser in Vienna, Austria, he later called himself Friedensreich Regentag Dunkelbunt Hundertwasser (literally: rich…

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…

Schiele, Egon (1890-1918) – 1910 Girl Putting on Shoe (Museum of Modern Art, New York City)

Watercolor and charcoal on paper, (irreg.): 36.8 x 31.8 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 Klimt, leader…

Angelika Hauff

East-German postcard by VEB Volkskunstverlag Reichenbach, no. G 630. Photo: DEFA / Wunsch, Berlin. Publicity still for Figaros Hochzeit/The Marriage of Figaro (Georg Wildhagen, 1949). 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 the…