As he moved away from Nabi style, he made a few narrative works, and painted idyllic realist landscapes.
He introduced the Nabis’ argot, gave them all names, and remained true to their style for longer than most.
He turned more to figurative painting in his final years, inspired by Hodler. Superb stained glass design for an Art Nouveau church in Vienna’s psychiatric hospital, and a dress for Klimt’s partner.
He returned to painting in 1907, when he started making landscapes inspired by those first of Klimt, then of Hodler.
A great artist and designer alongside Gustav Klimt and Ferdinand Hodler in the Vienna Secession, his work is little-known outside Austria today.
A summary and conclusions to mark the centenary of Klimt’s untimely death, featuring a dozen of his best paintings.
Amazingly flattened landscapes, death and life, Adam and Eve, and a posthumous portrait of a beautiful young woman who shot herself. Then came influenza.
As he emerged from his Golden Phase, his paintings used less gold leaf, his relationship with Egon Schiele developed, and he separated from the Secession.
The story, and remaining images, of his three paintings for the university. His Golden Phase reaches its peak with the portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer.
A brief look at other painters active in the Vienna Secession during the height of Klimt’s career. Includes Koloman Moser and Alphonse Mucha.