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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 124 Egon Schiele

“Art cannot be modern. Art is primordially eternal.”  Egon Schiele Despite this quote, work by Schiele is in an exhibition which has just opened at the National Gallery, London, called Facing the Modern: The Portrait in Vienna 1900. Thinks: I … Continue reading

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No 75 Egon Schiele

“I do not deny that I have made drawings and watercolours of an erotic nature. But they are always works of art. Are there no artists who have done erotic pictures?”  Egon Schiele This quote is for Rosie and Philippa.

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No 7 Egon Schiele (for Rosie)

“To restrict the artist is a crime. It is to murder germinating life.”  Egon Schiele

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