The alluring art of Gustav Klimt (1862-1918) has fascinated art lovers for decades. His decorative style, jewel-like colors, and sensuous line seduce the eye and the mind. Beneath the surface beauty exists a passionate commitment not only to the progress of painting, but to its relevance for society, which has made him one of Austria's greatest modern artists. Comini discusses his portraits, allegories, and landscapes as separate facets, tracing the development of each. Her text is illustrated with documentary photos of Klimt and his associates as well as with comparative works of other artists. 48 color illustrations, 94 black-and-white illustrations.
Gustav Klimt 1862-1918 : The World in Female Form
(Gottfried Fliedt, Gustav Klimt
Gustav Klimt (1862-1918) was one of the most brilliant artists of the Austrian avant-garde. Admired for his sensual images of women and his powerful original vision, he became the principal painter of the Art Nouveau movement and produced some of the most haunting and evocative images of all time.
Gustav Klimt : Painter of Woman
Partsch focuses on Klimt's relationships with women-both as an artist and as a man-offering a good, detailed account of Klimt and Emilie Floge (a fashion designer and perhaps his true love).