The Gustav Klimt Database
The first online resource dedicated to the world famous artist Gustav Klimt
The artist Gustav Klimt embodies an era which continues to fascinate and resonate to this day. At the turn of the 19th to the 20th century, Vienna became a veritable hotspot where efforts in the visual arts, in literature, music, philosophy, architecture and science came together and intensified.
This world of Viennese Modernism with all its phenomena and personalities will be documented online by the Klimt Foundation’s Gustav Klimt Database. The platform affords interesting insights into manifold facets of the famous painter’s life and times. Among others, the project focuses on the artist’s personal correspondence and the comprehensive portrait and amateur photographs taken of and around this pioneer of Viennese Modernism These personal aspects are presented in the context of his painterly oeuvre.