“The difference between this painter’s works and those of others: they seek to
paint men as they appear on the outside, whereas he endeavours to paint the inner
man, as he is on the inside.”
1453: Birth of Hieronymus Van Aken in ‘s-Hertogenbosch (now Bois-le-Duc). His family,
Klimt (Mega Square Collection)
Gustav Klimt first made himself known by the decorations he executed (with his brother and their art school companion F. Matsch), for numerous theatres and above all (on his own this time) for the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna, where he completed, in a coolly photographic style, the work begun by Makart. At the age of thirty he moved into... Cubism (Art of Century)
Les Demoiselles d’Avignon: five young women that changed modern art forever. Faces seen simultaneously from the front and in profile, angular bodies whose once voluptuous feminine forms disappear behind asymmetric lines-with this painting, Picasso revolutionised the entire history of painting. Cubism was thus born in 1907....