Gustav Klimt is one of the most well-known and influential modern painters of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He was a key figure in the Vienna Secession movement and his works are known for their use of bright colors, intricate patterns, and bold compositions. He is often considered to be one of the pioneers of modern art. Klimt's works are highly sought after and his paintings have sold for millions of dollars at auction. News, articles, and videos about Klimt, his works, and the Vienna Secession movement are widely available.
Billionaire cosmetics magnate Ronald S. Lauder has reached an agreement with the descendants of Irene Beran regarding Gustav Klimt’s famous 1910 canvas The Black Feather Hat. Lauder has agreed to restitute the painting, which has resided in his collection for half a century, to the Berans and then to repurchase it from them. Terms of the deal have not been disclosed. The agreement follows years of collaborative investigation between the Beran heirs and Lauder aimed at discovering the work’s provenance.Beran, born in 1886 and a resident of Brno, in what is now the Czech Republic, is documented
Gustav Klimt’s portrait of a child captures her blossoming poise and confidence. by Jerry N. Weiss Endowed with a commanding presence, Mäda Primavesi was nine years old when Gustav Klimt (Austrian, 1862–1918) painted her portrait.
A new show of 97 paintings and sculptures by artists such as Cezanne, Van Gogh, Rodin, Picasso, Matisse, Klimt and Sonia Delaunay, opened this week at the National Gallery in London. It’s a thrilling show with 32% of the works from private collections, rarely or never seen.
Painted just after the turn of the twentieth century, Gustav Klimt’s Insel im Attersee’ provides a critical link to his celebrated Golden Period, created while the artist was defining his signature, mature style.