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Gustav Klimt: 1862-1918: the World in Female Form (Big Art) (original 1998; edition 2006)

by Gottfried Fliedl

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Title:Gustav Klimt: 1862-1918: the World in Female Form (Big Art)
Authors:Gottfried Fliedl
Info:Taschen (2006), Edition: Taschen 25 Anniversary Ed, Hardcover, 239 pages
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Gustav Klimt 1862-1918: The World in Female Form by Gottfried Fliedl (1998)

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  Brightman | Jan 15, 2019 |
Got this book cheaply at a library book sale. I like the art of Gustav Klimt (even if I find him kind of pervy). He had aesthetic sense, a command of color and human likeness. This is one of those art coffee table books but I don't really want my kids to read it so it is on a shelf behind my bedroom door(which is still safe from them for the moment). ( )
  Jamichuk | May 22, 2017 |
Eu sempre fui fascinada por Art Nouveau, e sempre adorei Klimt. Passei tanto tempo olhando para suas obras que fiquei muito feliz comigo mesma quando comecei a entendê-las melhor, notando, por exemplo, a influência japonesa em suas pinturas. Ler um livro de um especialista foi maravilhoso. Pude confirmar algumas idéias e, principalmente, aprender muito sobre sua arte e sua época.
A única crítica que eu tenho a esse livro - que talvez seja uma crítica à edição que eu li - é que as pinturas nunca estavam na página em que eram descritas, o que tornava bastante desconfortável olhar os detalhes descritos.

Já sonhei em criar um híbrido perfeito entre esse livro e o da Rachel Barnes, mas eu jamais teria coragem de por essa idéia em prática. ( )
  JuliaBoechat | Mar 30, 2013 |
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These richly illustrated art books cover several centuries of great artists and their masterworks. From Rubens to Dali, each artist's life and times, influences, legacy, and style are explored in depth. Each book analyzes a particular painting with regard to the history surrounding it, the techniques used to create it, and the hidden details that make up the whole, providing a thorough look at each artist's career. Included is a bibliography, a chronological reading of principle works, a brief life history, and listings of public collections featuring each artist.

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The most fascinating painter of Vienna's Belle Epoque.

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