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Klimt's Drawings

Klimt's Drawings

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Klimt's Drawings

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64 pages
39 minutes
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Apr 26, 2016
ISBN:
9781456616397
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This Art Book contains Foreword and annotated by Daniel Coenn reproductions of Gustav Klimt,s drawings, date and interesting facts page below.

Drawings played a major role in Gustav Klimt's artistic development. From sketches and preparations for oil paintings, to erotic drawings and portraits, the present book illustrates the full range and depth of Klimt's abilities as a draughtsman. Klimt's talent and brilliance as a draughtsman, however, was widely recognized only after Klimt's death. During his lifetime, he hardly sold a drawing nor did he exhibit them. For Klimt, his drawings represented a private world in which he increasingly explored his own obsession with the woman and his notions of femininity. Indeed, many of Klimt's drawings have still never been seen in public because they entered into a private collection directly from the artist and have remained there ever since.
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Released:
Apr 26, 2016
ISBN:
9781456616397
Format:
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Klimt's Drawings - Daniel Coenn

Klimt's Drawings

By Daniel Coenn

Foreword and Annotations by Daniel Coenn

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Copyright © 2013 by Daniel Coenn

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Klimt's Drawings

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Foreword

Drawings played a major role in Gustav Klimt's artistic development. From sketches and preparations for oil paintings, to erotic drawings and portraits, the present collection illustrates the full range and depth of Klimt's abilities as a draughtsman.

Klimt's talent and brilliance as a draughtsman, however, was widely recognized only after Klimt's death. During his lifetime, he hardly sold a drawing nor did he exhibit them. Although known for his perpetual sketching and drawing and his need for this essential activity, Klimt was astonishingly nonchalant about these works. The casualness with which he treated them shocked the critic Arthur Roessler when visiting Klimt: As I rummaged around in a heap of hundreds of drawings, surrounded by eight or ten mewing and purring cats playfully chasing each other about and making sketches... fly... I asked in surprise why he put up with them ruining hundreds of the most beautiful drawings in this way. With a smirk Klimt replied: 'It doesn't matter if they crumple or tear a few sheets - they piss on others, and, don't you know?, that's the best fixative. This visit took place before 1904 and it appears that Klimt grew more responsible about his graphic work around 1906. This is around the time when he

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  • (4/5)
    Ojalá las imágenes se pudieran ver mas grande, pero de todas formas es una buena colección con información además de las imágenes.