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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Klimt, Gustav 1862-1918. Austrian painter whose works, executed in the art nouveau style, include The Three Ages of Woman (1905) and The Kiss (1908).

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  • n. Austrian painter influenced by art nouveau (1862-1918)

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Examples

  • An Austrian focus rounded out with popular offerings from elsewhere, I went with a pleasantly tart Chard/Pinot sparkler called Klimt as aperitif.

    Danube, 623 ceruleanillian stars

  • Just browsing through IMDB and I noticed Ruiz did "Klimt" 2006.

    Films I Love #10: Three Crowns of the Sailor (Raoul Ruiz, 1983)

  • Vienna A Golden Kiss for Klimt The 150th birthday of Austrian painter Gustav Klimt has mobilized local galleries and museums to showcase his life and works throughout 2012.

    What's On Around Europe

  • The Kunsthistorisches Museum begins the celebrations with an exploration of 13 paintings and sketches that led to Klimt's decoration of the museum's grand staircase.

    What's On Around Europe

  • Yet Klimt's early paintings of "Two Girls With an Oleander" c. 1890-92 reveals him drawing with subtle academic panache, his delicate girls plainly influenced by the late pre-Raphaelite Edward Burne-Jones.

    Modernism's Austrian Rebels

  • Yet instead of depicting Bloch-Bauer with the softly tinged flesh of his earlier women, Klimt gives her an unhealthy gray pallor.

    Modernism's Austrian Rebels

  • Turning to the women, near a group of Klimt's erotic female drawings, a monitor displays silent films of naughty Viennese ladies stripping to frolic in a pond, their Rubenesque figures liberated from corsets like the one displayed nearby.

    Modernism's Austrian Rebels

  • Not everything here is tumescent: Théo van Rysselberghe's seascape "Big Clouds" (1893) is a bit of Seurat pointillism on the Danube, and in Klimt's "Forester House in Weissenbach on the Attersee" (1912), the open casements are painted with Van Gogh's flamelike passion.

    Modernism's Austrian Rebels

  • Klimt's tentative chalk and pencil strokes do little more than outline and emphasize the foreshortened legs, buttocks and genitalia of his subjects, their scrawled lifelessness compromising the images' erotic impact.

    Modernism's Austrian Rebels

  • A local celebrity during his lifetime, Viennese artist Gustav Klimt has become an international sensation in ours.

    A Golden Kiss for Klimt

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