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Austrian painting

Exhibition "Nude Men" in the museum Orsay

We have already written about the French Museum Orse. These days this magnificent museum continues to delight visitors. Now there is an exhibition "Nude Men". The organizers of this exhibition noted that such events related to the female body culture take place regularly, so why not make a male exposition.
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Pregnant Woman and Death - Egon Schiele

Author: Egon Schiele Museum: National Gallery (Prague) Year: 1910 ⇐ Click image for larger image Description of the picture: Pregnant woman and death - Egon Schiele. Around 1910. Oil on canvas "Alles ist lebend tot" ("Everything that lives is dead"), - said the Austrian artist Egon Schiele. The meaning of this statement is that in every living being of this world lies the seed of self-destruction, and life is only death before rebirth.
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Self-portrait - Egon Schiele, 1914

Author: Egon Schiele Museum: Private collection Year: 1914 ⇐ Click on image to enlarge Description of the picture: Self-portrait - Egon Schiele. 1914. Gouache on paper, black chalk. 46x30,5 At the Austrian expressionist Egon Schiele, throughout the entire period of his creative work, the self-portrait remained an indispensable motive that always came to the fore.
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Red Egg - Oscar Kokoshka

Author: Oskar Kokoshka Museum: National Gallery (Prague) Year: 1940-1941 ⇐ Click on image to enlarge Description of the picture: Red egg - Oscar Kokoschka. 1940-1941. Canvas, oil. 63x76 Austrian painter of Czech origin Oskar Kokoschka belonged to a family of famous Prague jewelers and in his youth he studied at the Vienna School of Applied Art, where Gustav Klimt was one of his teachers.
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Charles Bridge in Prague, Oskar Kokoshka, 1936

Author: Oskar Kokoschka Museum: National Gallery (Prague) Year: 1936 Click image for a larger scale Description of the picture: Charles Bridge in Prague - Oscar Kokoshka. 1936. Oil on canvas. 94x128 Oscar Kokoshka, a famous Austrian artist, Czech by nationality, in 1934 moved to Prague, the homeland of their ancestors.
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The wounded, Anton Kolig, 1917

Author: Anton Kolig Exposed in the museum: National Gallery (Prague) Year: 1917 Picture description: Wounded - Anton Kolig. 1917. Oil on canvas. 42x36 Anton Kolig - Austrian expressionist artist, studied from 1904 to 1907 at the Vienna School of Arts and Crafts with Oscar Kokoschka, and then at the Vienna Academy of Fine Arts.
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Portrait of Valerie Neutzel, Egon Schiele, 1912

Author: Egon Schiele Museum: Rudolf Leopold Foundation, Vienna Year: 1912 ⇐ Click on image to enlarge Description of the picture: Portrait of Valerie Neutzel - Egon Schiele. 1912. Oil on canvas. 110x140cm The artist made a portrait of his young sweetheart, muse and associate Valery Neutzel in his usual manner inspired by the works of post-impressionists, especially Van Gogh.
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Agony, Egon Schiele, 1912

Author: Egon Schiele Museum: Pinakothek in Munich Year: 1912 ⇐ Click image for larger version Description of the picture: Agony - Egon Schiele. 1912. Oil on canvas. 70x80cm Agonizing patient, a priest-monk leaned over him - that’s the whole simple plot of the picture of the great expressionist. The author, as if anticipating his own fate, may have portrayed one of his worst dreams.
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Hans Tietze and Eric Tietze-Konrat, Oscar Kokoschka

Author: Oscar Kokoschka Museum: Museum of Modern Art, New York Year: 1909 Click image for a larger scale Description of the picture: Hans Tietze and Eric Titze-Konrat - Oscar Kokoschka. 1909. Oil on canvas. 77x136 cm. The picture was created by the order of a family of art historians, fans of avant-garde painting.
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Girlfriends, Gustav Klimt, 1916-1917

Author: Gustav Klimt Museum: burned down in 1945 Year: 1916-1917 ⇐ Click on image to enlarge Description of the picture: Girlfriends - Gustav Klimt. 1916-1917 The work of "Girlfriend" (1916-1917, burned down in 1945), built on the contrast of the naked body of one of the girls, looking like a beautiful odalisque, and her friend's girlfriend's body wrapped in red clothes.
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Painting "The Bride of the Wind", Oskar Kokoshka

Author: Oskar Kokoshka Museum: Art Museum, Basel Year: 1913-1914 ⇐ Click on image to enlarge Description of the picture: The Bride of the Wind - Oskar Kokoshka. 1913-1914. Canvas, oil. 181x220cm There was no better known couple in Europe at the beginning of the twentieth century. “Wild” artist and “fam fatal” of the art world, cheerful widow Gustav Mahler.
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Portrait of Friderika Maria Beer, Gustav Klimt, 1916

Author: Gustav Klimt Museum: Beer-Monty Collection (New York) Year: 1916 ⇐ Click image for enlarge Description of the picture: Portrait of Frederica Maria Beer - Gustav Klimt. 1916 In 1914, the First World War began, in which Austria-Hungary entered on the side of Germany. The war, which was destined to wipe out whole empires from the face of the earth, shook the painter, but did not enter the theme of his work.
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Kiss, Gustav Klimt - description of the painting

Author: Gustav Klimt Museum: Belvedere Gallery, Vienna Year: 1907-1908 ⇐ Click on image to enlarge Description of the picture: Kiss - Gustav Klimt. 1907-1908. Canvas, oil. 180x180 cm The most famous work of Gustav Klimt - the painting "Kiss", written in the "golden" period of his work. The names of the period are associated not only with the highest flowering of the painter, but mainly with the coloristic features of the style, the master widely began to use the gold color of both the paint itself and the real gold leaf in its works.
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Judith and Holofernes head, Gustav Klimt - description

Author: Gustav Klimt Museum: Austrian Gallery, Vienna Year: 1901 ⇐ Click on image to enlarge Description of the picture: Judith and Holofernes head - Gustav Klimt. 1901. Oil on canvas. 84 x 42 cm The biblical story about the beautiful Judah Judith seduced the Assyrian commander Holofernes and cut off his head - a popular story in painting from the times of the Middle Ages to the present day.
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Danae, Gustav Klimt - description of the painting

Author: Gustav Klimt Museum: Vienna's Leopold Museum Year: 1907-1908 ⇐ Click image for a larger image Description of the picture: Danae - Gustav Klimt. 1907-1908. Canvas, oil. 77x215; 83 cm. One of the famous and most interesting works of Klimt’s “golden period” is the painting “Danae”, referring the viewer to the famous mythological plot.
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Painting by Gustav Klimt "Death and Life"

Author: Gustav Klimt Museum: Leopold Museum in Vienna Year: 1908-1911 Click on image to enlarge Description of the picture: Death and life - Gustav Klimt. 1908-1916. Canvas, oil. 178 x 198 cm. "Death and Life" - a picture deeply symbolic and full of allegorical references. The canvas is conventionally divided into two parts, which are contrasted with one another by size, number of characters and even color.
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"The Thirtieth Day", Friedensreich Hundertwasser - the description of the painting

Author: Friedensreich Hundertwasser Museum: Private collection Year: 1994 ⇐ Click image for larger image Description of the picture: Thirtieth day - Friedensreich Hundertwasser, 1994. Mixed technique. The boldness of creative thought, the creativity of ideas and their embodiment in the works of an Austrian artist with the name of Friedensreich Hundertwasser, for us, is not only his extraordinary personality, but also the features of his education.
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