Artsper invites you to dive into this erotic, ambiguous and mythical work, and discover the fascinating meaning behind the gold.
The Austrian artist Egon Schiele is known for his haunting portraits and nudes… Here are 7 facts you should know about this renowned expressionist painter. Continue reading 7 things you did not know about Egon Schiele
Vienna has been the capital city of Europe’s intellectual life for centuries : place of birth of the Art Nouveau movement at the beginning of 1900, it is the reference city for big names of modern art like Gustav Klimt, Egon Schiele and Oskar Kokoschka. Because of its long and rich history, Vienna is quite THE cultural destination, and it is a challenge to make a … Continue reading Contemporary Art in Vienna
Jenny Saville’s sometimes shocking depictions of the human body have fascinated us for decades; here are 10 things you should know about the British artist. Continue reading 10 things to Know About Jenny Saville
The Secession movement was a Viennese branch of ‘Art Nouveau’ that flourished during the years 1892 to 1906. This movement developed an organic style, typically with floral designs in opposition to more geometric expressions of art nouveau. The movement was represented by a group of twenty or so artists the majority of whom were either Austrian or German. Among the best known are Gustav Klimt, … Continue reading A Short Guide to the Secession Movement
To explain representation of insanity in art, we must first study painting. Numerous pictorial works reveal valuable information to historians about society in their time. Paintings that represented insanity depict how a madman, marginal character was perceived by contemporaries. Today Artsper analyses insanity and art based on three painters’ work who studied and interpreted mental illness through the ages and different viewpoints. Jérome Bosch Ship … Continue reading Insanity and art
1. Truth and Memory 8 March 2015 In the wake of Remembrance Day, I urge you to visit the Imperial War Museum to see a collection of First World War art not seen on this scale for almost 100 years. The Imperial War Museum re-opened in July this year and has attracted great attention since. Aptly marking the centenary of the start of the … Continue reading 5 things to do in London this week, 17 November
For the first time in 25 years, an exhibition of the work of Egon Schiele will take place in London, at the Courtauld gallery. Continue reading Egon Schiele: The Radical Nude at the Courtauld Gallery