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Masterpiece of the Leopold Museum. 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 Klim , Oskar Kokoschka and Richard Gerstl . It contains the world’s largest Egon Schiele Collection. The more than…

Secession Building

The Secession Building was highly controversial when it was built in the late 1890s. The so-called "Secession" (also called "Jugendstil" or "young style") was a movement of young artists that objected to the plodding, formalistic style that dominated fin d’ siecle Vienna art and architecture. It featured artists and architects such as Gustav Klimt, Egon…

Hundertwasser House, Vienna.

Friedensreich Hundertwasser , Inspired by the Vienna Secession movement, especially the work of Austrian painters Egon Schiele and Gustav Klimt, Hundertwasser incorporated his decorative, labyrinthine spirals into his paintings, architecture and designs for postage stamps and flags. He developed his own theory of “transautomatism”, which was inspired by the Surrealist concept of automatism (painting or…

Gustav Klimt

Von 1900 bis 1916 war Gustav Klimt vorwiegend am Attersee auf Sommerfrische. Aufgenommen mit der Altix-n und dem Meyer Telefogar 3,5/90 mm Posted by >alf sigaro on 2007-06-21 18:05:04