I Think Gustav Klimt Was a Genius

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    Happy Birhtday July 14

    Klimt was born in Baumgarten, near Vienna, the second of seven children — three boys and four girls.[2] All three sons displayed artistic talent early on. His father, Ernst Klimt, formerly from Bohemia, was a gold engraver. Ernst married Anna Klimt (née Finster...
    kaf0201 kaf0201
    36-40, F
    1 Response Jul 13, 2008

    I Enjoy Stories Such As This One

    Although I am not terribly familiar with Gustav Klimt and his work, I was impressed with this group creator's knowledge of his personal life and works. I too enjoy studying elements of German and Austrian history; everything from movie stars to artists, politicians and kings to...
    Armine Armine
    36-40, F
    Jul 14, 2008

    Gustav Klimt

    i love gustav klimts works,he was an amazing artist,i love the way he looks at women in his pictures,they always seem so strong & beautiful,the kiss is one of my all time favorite pictures.  
    clayantony clayantony
    41-45, M
    Nov 29, 2009

    Gustav's Women

    There is something almost mystical, archetypal, so powerful yet vulnerable in his portrayals of woman. I love the KISS and own it, also another print but can't recall the name it's amazing!
    Lunadelobos Lunadelobos
    1 Response Jun 2, 2010


    Yes, Gustav Klimt was a genius. The painting entitled Danae above is my personal favorite though I admire all of his works.  Painted in 1907 Danae, seemingly underwater, thighs drawn up. Gold and silver seminal flow rising between her legs. Very erotic.  The...
    zillaron zillaron
    51-55, M
    6 Responses Nov 29, 2009
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