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GUSTAV KLIMT

July 14, 1862 – February 6, 1918
an Austrian symbolist painter
 Klimt is noted for his paintings, murals, sketches, and other
  art objects
Beginnings
 born in Vienna, in 1862       Klimt was awarded a
 His father, Ernst              scholarship to the Vienna
  Klimt, worked as an            School of Arts and Crafts
  engraver and                   (Kunstgewerbeschule),
  goldsmith, earning very        where he studied until
  little, and the artist's       1883, and received training
  childhood was spent in         as an architectural painter.
  relative poverty.             After finishing his studies,
 The painter would have to      Klimt opened a studio
  support his family             together with his father and
  financially throughout his     brother.
  life.
Klimt Style
 Art historians note an                THE KISS ~
  eclectic range of influences
  contributing to Klimt's
  distinct style, including
  Egyptian, Minoan, Classical
  Greek, and Byzantine
  inspirations. Klimt was also
  inspired by the engravings
  of Albrecht Dürer, late
  medieval European
  painting, and Japanese
  Rimpa school.
Adele Bloch-Bauer I, which sold for a record $135
million in 2006. Neue Galerie, New York.
Avenue in Schloss Kammer Park, 1912,
Österreichische Galerie Belvedere, Vienna
KLIMT APPEARS ON COINS
 The Painting Gold Coin
 The painting coin, featuring
  Gustav Klimt
 Gustav Klimt and his work
  have been the subjects of
  many collector coins and
  medals. The most recent and
  prominent one is the famous
  100 Euro Painting Gold Coin,
  issued on November 5, 2003.
  The obverse depicts Klimt in
  his studio with two
  unfinished paintings on
  easels.
The city of Vienna, Austria had
many special exhibitions
commemorating Klimt's 150th
birthday in 2012
OUR PROJECT ~ Your own Tree of Life
1.    Start by painting the trunk of the tree GOLD.
      paint the trunk in fluid motions by drawing the
      sides swaying as opposed to drawing straight lines.
      Extend branches from the center and use swirls at
      the tips of each branch.
2.    Use some WHITE paint
3.    Let these areas dry completely
4.    paint over these patches of white with BLACK
      paint to make patterns or designs.
5.    Final step is to use black paint to outline all of the
      tree branches
Gustav klimt

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Gustav klimt

  • 1. GUSTAV KLIMT July 14, 1862 – February 6, 1918
  • 2. an Austrian symbolist painter  Klimt is noted for his paintings, murals, sketches, and other art objects
  • 3. Beginnings  born in Vienna, in 1862  Klimt was awarded a  His father, Ernst scholarship to the Vienna Klimt, worked as an School of Arts and Crafts engraver and (Kunstgewerbeschule), goldsmith, earning very where he studied until little, and the artist's 1883, and received training childhood was spent in as an architectural painter. relative poverty.  After finishing his studies,  The painter would have to Klimt opened a studio support his family together with his father and financially throughout his brother. life.
  • 4. Klimt Style  Art historians note an  THE KISS ~ eclectic range of influences contributing to Klimt's distinct style, including Egyptian, Minoan, Classical Greek, and Byzantine inspirations. Klimt was also inspired by the engravings of Albrecht Dürer, late medieval European painting, and Japanese Rimpa school.
  • 5.
  • 6. Adele Bloch-Bauer I, which sold for a record $135 million in 2006. Neue Galerie, New York.
  • 7. Avenue in Schloss Kammer Park, 1912, Österreichische Galerie Belvedere, Vienna
  • 8. KLIMT APPEARS ON COINS  The Painting Gold Coin  The painting coin, featuring Gustav Klimt  Gustav Klimt and his work have been the subjects of many collector coins and medals. The most recent and prominent one is the famous 100 Euro Painting Gold Coin, issued on November 5, 2003. The obverse depicts Klimt in his studio with two unfinished paintings on easels.
  • 9. The city of Vienna, Austria had many special exhibitions commemorating Klimt's 150th birthday in 2012
  • 10. OUR PROJECT ~ Your own Tree of Life 1. Start by painting the trunk of the tree GOLD. paint the trunk in fluid motions by drawing the sides swaying as opposed to drawing straight lines. Extend branches from the center and use swirls at the tips of each branch. 2. Use some WHITE paint 3. Let these areas dry completely 4. paint over these patches of white with BLACK paint to make patterns or designs. 5. Final step is to use black paint to outline all of the tree branches

Editor's Notes

  1. TREE of LIFE ~ KLIMT the students get to design their own tree of life