at the Hietzing Cemetery in Vienna. From time to time instead of this evening painting session I go bowling in one of the neighbouring villages, but not very often." - Gustav Klimt "All art is erotic." - Gustav Klimt "Although even when I am being idle I have plenty of food. With 57,000 visitors, and over a third of the exhibits sold, the exhibition was a great success: Modern art had been introduced to Vienna. Many of Klimt's paintings were left unfinished. In 1902 Gustav Klimt finished the Beethoven Frieze for the 14th Vienna Secessionist exhibition, which was intended to be a celebration of the composer and featured a monumental, polychromed sculpture by Max Klinger.
Many of Klimt's paintings from this period utilized gold leaf (his use of gold can first be traced back to Pallas Athene in 1898 and Judith I in 1901) and the works most popularly associated with this period are the Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer. A famous figure in Austria's art world by this time he was chided for embarrassing the nation with his "pornography". The Secession never recovered.
1890 - Wins the Imperial Prize for his work at the old Burgtheather. 1915 - His mother dies and his palette becomes darker. The main focus in asthma essay papers this piece appears to be the tree itself, although it is in competition with the vast amount of details it is surrounded. They auctioned Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer II in November 2006 for 88 million, the third-highest priced piece of art at auction at the time. The Kiss is one of the most valuable in the market of artworks.