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No 387 Gustav Klimt

“All art is erotic.” Gustav Klimt, an Austrian symbolist painter and one of the most prominent members of the Vienna Secession movement, was born on July 14, 1862.

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No 362 Egon Schiele

“I believe in the immortality of all creatures.” Egon Schiele, an Austrian painter and protégé of Gustav Klimt, was born on June 12, 1890.

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No 265 Oscar Kokoschka

“I cannot say why I wanted to paint. The only answer is in the pictures themselves.” Oscar Kokoschka, the Austrian expressionist painter who was born on 1 March 1886.   (I only discovered his work when I visited the National Gallery’s exhibition … Continue reading

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No 242 Gustav Klimt

“I can paint and draw. I believe this myself and a few other people say that they believe this too. But I’m not certain of whether it’s true.” Gustav Klimt who died February 6, 1918.  

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