All art is erotic – Klimt Gustav


    “After tea it is back to painting – a large poplar at dusk with a gathering storm. From time to time instead of this evening painting session I go bowling in one of the neighboring villages, but not very often.“ – By Gustav Klimt

    Klimt the Kiss

    Today Google is honoring the memory of the erotic artist Gustav Klimt. Today would have been the 150th Birthday of Gustav Klimt. The artist was famous for his obsession with the female body. Here are some quotes from Gustav Klimt.

    Gustav Klimt Quotes

    “All art is erotic.” – Gustav Klimt

    I can paint and draw. I believe this myself and a few other people say that they believe this too. But I’m not certain of whether it’s true. – Gustav Klimt
    “Although even when I am being idle I have plenty of food for thought both early and late – thoughts both about and not about art.” – By Gustav Klimt

    “Whoever wants to know something about me – as an artist who alone is significant – they should look attentively at my pictures and there seek to recognize what I am and what I want.” – By Gustav Klimt

    “True relaxation, which would do me the world of good, does not exist for me.” – By Gustav Klimt

    “There is nothing that special to see when looking at me. I’m a painter who paints day in day out, from morning till evening – figure pictures and landscapes, more rarely portraits. “– By Gustav Klimt

    “Sometimes I miss out the morning’s painting session and instead study my Japanese books in the open.” – By Gustav Klimt

    “If the weather is good I go into the nearby wood – there I am painting a small beech forest (in the sun) with a few conifers mixed in. This takes until 8 ‘o clock.” – By Gustav Klimt

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