Egon Schiele: the Leopold Collection, Vienna
The Leopold Museum in Vienna is a Mecca for devotees of Egon Schiele as it houses the world's largest permanent collection of the artist's works. Comprising works from 1905 to 1918, the year of Schiele's death, this book features large-scale reproductions that allow readers to closely examine the artist's extraordinary use of line and color. Presented chronologicaly, these works on paper are accompanied by insightful commentary. An introduction and biography of Schiele by Rudolf Leopold dscuss the artist's influence, his controverisal career and his place in the pantheon of twentieth-century artists.
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Egon Schiele (June 12, 1890 – October 31, 1918) was an Austrian painter. He was a protégé of Gustav Klimt, and as such his early work showed strong Art Nouveau, or Jugendstil influences, though very ... Read full review
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Austrian Expressionist painter Schiele (1890-1918) broke away from the decorative Vienna Secession style, especially that of Gustav Klimt, and developed his own technique using simple lines and bold ... Read full review