A rich survey of the life and work of one of the mostintriguing artists of the twentieth century.
Published in conjunction with an exciting exhibition at the Neue GalerieNew York, opening in autumn 2007, this beautifully produced book featuresmore than one hundred color plates in a generous layout that allows closeviewing of the artist's paintings and drawings. Admirers of Klimt willdiscover fascinating essays by leading scholars, many containing newresearch and fresh insights. The essays' subjects include Klimt's earliestpatrons; his studios; the role of photography in his erotic work; profilesof the most important women in the artist's life; his relationship withGustav Mahler and Auguste Rodin; his never-before-published 1917 notebook;and an interview by Neue Galerie director Renée Price with Maria Altmann,heir to the five paintings stolen by the Nazis that were recently returnedto her by the Austrian government. Perfect for casual perusing or seriousstudy, this lavish exploration of Klimt's life and art, and the influenceof Klimt on popular culture, is certain to find a wide audience.
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