Gustav Klimt
Austrian, 1862-1918
15,887 followers
Gustav Klimt
Austrian, 1862-1918
15,887 followers
High auction record
$88m, Christie's, 2006
High auction record
$88m, Christie's, 2006
Collected by major museums
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Collected by major museums
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Selected exhibitions (3)
Selected exhibitions
2018
WOW! The Heidi Horten Collection,
Leopold Museum
Beyond Klimt. New horizons in Central Europe, 1914-1938,
Centre for Fine Arts (BOZAR)
2017
KLIMT & RODIN: An Artistic Encounter,
Legion of Honor

Gustav Klimt is best known for his opulently gilded art nouveau portraits of women that epitomize …

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Gustav Klimt is best known for his opulently gilded art nouveau portraits of women that epitomize fin-de-siècle Vienna. His Symbolist pastiches of pale nudes, allegorical gardens and erotic content served as the basis for many American psychedelic poster designs in the 1960s. Early in his career, Klimt was supported …

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