The Artist Birthday Series

Gustav Klimt

Today’s Artist Birthday: Gustav Klimt Austrian painter Gustav Klimt (July 14, 1862 – February 6, 1918) became known for the highly decorative style and erotic nature of his works, which were seen as a rebellion against the traditional academic art of his time. His most famous paintings are The Kiss and Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer.… Read More Gustav Klimt

The Artist Birthday Series

Egon Schiele

Today’s Artist Birthday: Egon Schiele Egon Schiele (12 June 1890 – 31 October 1918) was an Austrian painter. A protégé of Gustav Klimt, Schiele was a major figurative painter of the early 20th century. His work is noted for its intensity and its raw sexuality, and the many self-portraits the artist produced, including naked self-portraits.… Read More Egon Schiele