All Art is Erotic

Artist: Gustav Klimt Born: 14 July 1862, Baumgarten, Austro-Hungarian Empire Nationality: Austrian Movement: Symbolism, Art Nouveau, Died: 6 February 1918, Vienna, Austro-Hungarian Empire Gustav Klimt is remembered as one of the greatest decorative painters of the 20th century, while also producing the century’s most significant body of erotic art. Initially he found success in his … Continue reading All Art is Erotic

Jupiter and Semele by Gustave Moreau

Title: Jupiter and Semele Date: 1889-95 Media: Oil on canvas Current location: Musée National Gustave Moreau, Paris, France Movement: Symbolism Artist: Gustave Moreau Born: 6 April 1826, Paris, France French Died: 18 April 1898. Paris, France

Symbolism

Symbolism Started: 1880 Ended: 1910 Symbolism was both an artistic and literary movement that suggested ideas through symbol and emphasized the meaning behind lines, forms, shapes and colour.