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Tree of Life : Klimt

December 16, 2008
Portrait of Gustav Klimt

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The Tree of Life by Gustav Klimt
The Tree of Life

Artist Gustav Klimt (1862-1918) was a forerunner of Modernism and the Art Deco movements, helping to pioneer the Viennese Secession and Art Nouveau movements.

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  1. poietes permalink
    December 19, 2008 12:34 am

    Gustav Klimt;s portrayal of women showed a deep respect for their gender as well as for the intimacy shared between men and women. I have always appreciated his unstinting use of rich hues in all of his work and how that individualizes him from his contemporaries.

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