Gustav Klimt

Found 12 thoughts of Gustav Klimt

On my first days here I did not start work immediately but, as planned, I took it easy for a few days - flicked through books, studied Japanese art a little.

Gustav Klimt

Today I want to start working again in earnest - I'm looking forward to it because doing nothing does become rather boring after a while.

Gustav Klimt

There is no self-portrait of me.

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.

Gustav Klimt

Whoever wants to know something about me - as an artist which alone is significant - they should look attentively at my pictures and there seek to recognise what I am and what I want.

Gustav Klimt

All art is erotic.

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.

Gustav Klimt

Truth is a fire that burns and shines.

Gustav Klimt

Sometimes I miss out the morning's painting session and instead study my Japanese books in the open.

Gustav Klimt

After tea it's 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 neighbouring villages, but not very often.

Gustav Klimt

Even when I have to write a simple letter I'm scared stiff as if faced with looming seasickness.

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