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Gustav Klimt by Nina Kransel

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Gustav Klimt by Nina Kransel

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Introduces readers to turn-of-the-century Vienna, a hotbed of cultural conflict and aesthetic awakening. This book shows how Klimt's volatile relationship with the Viennese art world, run-ins with the law, and irrepressible sensuality shaped the artist's career. It considers Klimt's innovative techniques and novel approach to portraiture.

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In this arresting volume the author discusses his paintings' frank eroticism and elaborate decorations against the background of Klimt's sensational life. She introduces readers to turn-of-the-century Vienna, a hotbed of cultural conflict and aesthetic awakening. She shows how Klimt's volatile relationship with the Viennese art world, run-ins with the law, and irrepressible sensuality shaped the artist's career. The author also considers Klimt's innovative techniques and novel approach to portraiture as well as his philosophy of painting. Finally the author reveals how a resurgent interest in Klimt's life is fuelling further debate about the roles of eroticism and fashion in the art world of today.

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SKU GOR002242454
Title Gustav Klimt
Author By (author) Nina Kransel
Contributor No
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Prestel
Year Published 2007
Page Number 128
ISBN 3791337793
ISBN13 9783791337791
Cover Note Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Prizes No
Edition Text N/A
Note This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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