The artist’s plein-air painting of Austria’s Lake Attersee could fetch up to $45M.
Immersing Yourself in the Works of Gustav Klimt
Gustav Klimt: Gold in Motion transforms a historic bank in Manhattan into the unlikely setting of an immersive art experience one visitor called “mesmerizing.”
Two Thieves Say They Stole a Gustav Klimt Painting and Returned It Over 20 Years Later
In December 2018, gardeners happened upon the “Portrait of a Lady” painting in a trash bag, concealed in a wall of the Ricci Oddi Modern Art Gallery in Italy.
A Gallery’s Eight Decades of Artistic Independence
Now celebrating its 80th anniversary, Manhattan’s Galerie St. Etienne brings a scholarly approach to a uniquely diverse lineup.
Nostalgia and Reality in Picasso, Schiele, and Klimt
The drawings of Klimt and Schiele, in contrast to those of Picasso, are graphic evidence of an artist grappling with what is directly in front of him.
Art by Klimt, Schiele, and Picasso Laid Bare for New Exhibition at Met Breuer
On display at the Met Breuer are the nude drawings, watercolors, and prints by Klimt, Schiele, and Picasso. This will be the first time these pieces have been on display together.
Missing Klimt Drawing Found in the Closet of a Former Museum Secretary
In the 1960s, a museum secretary noticed a discrepancy in the institution’s record-keeping of loaned artworks; her boss gave her a Klimt drawing to keep her mouth shut.
Fin-de-Siècle Austrian Pottery Paired with Prints by Klimt
The artists at Amphora, an Austrian pottery workshop founded in 1892, echoed the highly ornamental paintings of their contemporaries.
Oprah Winfrey Sold Klimt Painting for $150M
Winfrey bought “Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer II” (1912) at Christie’s in 2006 for $87.9 million, which remains the auction record for a Klimt.
From Surrealist Sketches to Mythic Visions, Favorites from the Master Drawings Fair
At Master Drawings, art dealers spread their net a bit wider to exhibit rare drawings, watercolors, and oil sketches from the 14th to 20th centuries.
The Pursuit of Art, 2016
The first painting I saw in 2016 was “Cockman Always Rises Orange” (2015): we can’t say we weren’t warned.
Surrendering to the Women of Vienna
The uncannily contemporary aspect of Gustav Klimt’s painting is that it was always in flux.