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A life story of Gustav Klimt- The famous symbolist painter
Gustav Klimt was a famous Austrian painter who was famous for painting symbolic paintings. He was one of the most noticeable personalities in the Vienna Secession movement. Gustav Klimt that name is considered for his elegant and fancy style of murals, painting, and sketches. He has done multiple artworks by mixing traditional and modern artworks. To know more about his early life and career, let’s move to the next section.
Earlier life of Gustav Klimt
Gustav Klimt was born in the year of July 14, 1862, in the southwest of Vienna. His father's name was Ernst Klimt, who was a gold engraver. He belonged to a poor family and faced many financial issues in his earlier life. He has seven brothers and sisters who supported him in his toughest days. Klimt lived in poverty and joined the school of art in southwest Vienna. After completing his school and college days, he joined the University of applied arts Vienna, where he studied architectural paintings. He did unremarkable progress and work at that time, and then he started working as a team, including his brother and friends. In the year of 1880, they received multiple commission works, and they named their team as a company of artists. Klimt began his professional career in painting by drawing multiple interior mural artworks and received a golden order of merit in 1888 for his amazing contributions. After that, he became an honorable member of 2 top most universities named as University of Munich & the University of Vienna. But in 1982, his father and brother both died, and that incident lost his mind and artistic career.
Career & success life of Gustav Klimt
In the 19th century the Gustav Klimt drew many amazing artworks named Nuda Veritas, Ancient Greece, Pallas Athene, Greece & Egypt, and many more. One of the most elegant pieces of artwork is “The Kiss.” The primary subject of Klimt in which he noticed more was the female body and eroticism. He also painted amazing landscapes, portraits, allegories, and figurative works. He was mostly influenced by Japanese art and its methods. He has also completed so many architectural decorations in his earlier life. The most controversial work of his life is the ceiling of the Great Hall of the University. In the year of 1911, he won first prize in the world exhibition for his painting death and life. Some of the best examples of his paintings are Gold leaf, Judith, The kiss, Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer. He was inspired by the gold techniques, and later, he collaborated with the other artist. In the year of 1905, he painted The three ages of woman that was widely popular in the country.
Gustav Klimt devoted all his life to his family and art. He achieved a kind of immortality and faced many controversies; still, he didn’t lose his hope and efforts. Some of his famous artworks entered the collections of Jewish connoisseurs. He was a prominent modern artist who dedicates his life to art & paintings and later died in feburary6 1918.