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The 1000++ Artworks of media Oil and containing the word gustav klimt, oil, symbolism, love, men, woman, 1900



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Gustav Klimt - The Kiss (Bacio)The Kiss (Bacio)Gustav Klimt

Gustav Klimt was a Symbolist painter from Austria who painted “The Kiss” (“Der Kuss” in German) from 1907 to 1908 and is considered a magnificent work from his so-called 'Golden Period', when a number of his works, similarly, contained a gilded style. The canvas is in the shape of a perfect square a...

Österreichische Galerie Belvedere (Vienna, Austria)
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Edvard Munch - JealousyJealousyEdvard Munch

Jealousy made in 1895 by Edvard Munch is a narrative based painting that tells the story about a love triangle involving Munch, as himself; Strindberg, one of Munch’s colleagues; and Dagny, the woman both of them were competing for. Strindberg was a Swedish refugee that Munch met in 1892 and the two...

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Edvard Munch - MelancholyMelancholyEdvard Munch

Edvard Munch believed that humans are helpless in the face of love and death, his symbolist paintings often depicted emotions of despair and anxiety. Melancholy is part of a series that Munch worked on after his friend Jappe Nilssen encountered a heartbreak after getting tangled in a love triangle w...

National Gallery (Oslo, Norway)
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Edouard Manet - NanaNanaEdouard Manet

Nana is a 1877 painting by Édouard Manet. The painting shows a young and beautiful woman who stands before a mirror with two extinguished candles, her face turned to the spectator. Her dress is incomplete; she wears a short sleeveless bodice, silk stockings and high heeled shoes. The interior sugges...

Hamburger Kunsthalle (Hamburg, Germany)
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Caspar David Friedrich - Chalk Cliffs on RügenChalk Cliffs on RügenCaspar David Friedrich

The painting depicts the view from the chalk cliffs of the Stubbenkammer, at that time one of the most famous lookout points on the island. It is frequently but incorrectly believed that the Wissower Klinken outcrops in particular were a model for the painting; however, these did not exist at the ti...

Oskar Reinhart Collection (Winterthur, Switzerland)
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Gustav Klimt - Bildnis Fritza Riedler, 1906 - Österreichische Galerie, ViennaBildnis Fritza Riedler, 1906 - Österreichische Galerie, ViennaGustav Klimt

Fritza Riedler is one of the early portraits of Gustav Klimt. Society underwent dramatic changes at the turn of the century. Klimt's portraits of females give an indication of the emergence of an increasingly confident middle class. His 1898 portrait of Sonja Knips elevated him to the role of portra...

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Rene Magritte - The Menaced AssassinThe Menaced AssassinRene Magritte

The Menaced Assassin (French: L'Assassin menacé) is a 1927 oil on canvas painting by Belgian surrealist artist René Magritte. The main subject of the painting, a blood-smeared nude woman, is seen lying on a couch. The assassin of the painting's title, a well-dressed man, stands ready to leave, his c...

Museum of Modern Art (New York, United States)
 
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Gustav Klimt - DanaeDanaeGustav Klimt

This painting is a typical representation of Klimt’s stylized eroticism, and portrays the subject of Danae, which has been a popular theme throughout painting, having been painted before by Corregio, Rembrandt, and Titian. Danae was the symbol of divine love, transcendence, and sensational beauty. B...

Galerie Würthle (Vienna, Austria)
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Edvard Munch - KissKissEdvard Munch

Munch created many works in a thematic vein, including The Kiss, and exhibited them along side each other in what he called The Freize of Life. The themes in the series ranged from love and death, sex, anxiety, infidelity, jealousy and the stages of life, and included the famous painting The Scream....

The Munch Museum (Oslo, Norway)
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Edouard Manet - Luncheon on the GrassLuncheon on the GrassEdouard Manet

The painting depicts the juxtaposition of a female nude and a scantily dressed female bather on a picnic with two fully dressed men in a rural setting. Rejected by the Salon jury of 1863, Manet seized the opportunity to exhibit this and two other paintings, in the 1863 Salon des Refusés, where the ...

Musée d'Orsay (Paris, France)
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Max Beckmann - The NightThe NightMax Beckmann

The Night is a 20th-century painting by German artist Max Beckmann, created between the years of 1918 and 1919. It is an icon of the post-World War I movement, Neue Sachlichkeit, or New Objectivity. It is an oil painting on canvas.
Three men appear to invade a small, cramped room, where they te...

Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen (Düsseldorf, Germany)
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Giorgio De Chirico - The Child-s BrainThe Child's BrainGiorgio De Chirico

The surrealists were greatly influenced by Sigmund Freud’s theories of sexuality. In his writings on the ‘Oedipus complex’, Freud argued that rivalries between sons and fathers for the attention of the mother could lead to feelings of confusion, shame and guilt about sex in adult life. The Freudian ...

Moderna Museum (Stockholm, Sweden)
 
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Gustav Klimt - Allegory of -Sculpture-Allegory of 'Sculpture'Gustav Klimt

Here we observe in miniature two elements that set the course for the rest of Klimt’s career. The judicious use of gold leaf in his paintings led to the increasingly flattened, abstracted and decorative “Golden Style.” Secondly, the depiction of the femme fatale, a stock character in Symbolist art a...

Österreichische Galerie Belvedere (Vienna, Austria)
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Arnold Bocklin - La GuerreLa GuerreArnold Bocklin

This painting shows the obsessions of the painter: war, plague and death. In this scene, the Black Death is represented by Death holding a scythe and devastates everything in its path. In the background, a huge cloud of smoke towards which indicates that Death mankind is driven to the Apocalypse. It...

Kunsthaus Zürich (Zürich, Switzerland)