01 octobre 2008

100th Anniversary of "Gustav Klimt And The Kunstschau 1908" @ Belvedere in Vienna

Gustav Klimt, Der Kuss, 1908. Öl auf Leinwand, 180 × 180 cm. Belvedere, Wien © Belvedere Wien. VIENNA.- Following disagreement within the Secession and the spectacular leaving of the “Klimt-Group”, the inscription “To the time its art, to art its freedom” was removed from its building’s doors in 1907 and made the motto of the Kunstschau 1908, an exhibition that is still regarded as trailblazing for the development of Modern Art in Vienna. The Kunstschau 1908 was conceived by numerous artists around Gustav Klimt and coincided... [Lire la suite]