Archive for December, 2008

James Ensor

Posted in Expressionism, James Ensor, symbolism with tags , , , , , , on December 28, 2008 by florinorfolk

(from : Wikipedia) James Sidney Edouard, Baron Ensor (April 13, 1860 – November 19, 1949) was a Belgian painter and printmaker, an important influence on expressionism and surrealism who lived in Ostend for almost his entire life. He was associated with the artistic group Les XX.


Ensor, Intrigue


Ensor, Strange Masks


Ensor, Masks


Gustav Klimt

Posted in Art Nouveau, Klimt, portrait on December 8, 2008 by florinorfolk

Danae, gustav klimt
Danae, Gustav Klimt

Gustav Klimt (July 14, 1862 – February 6, 1918) was an Austrian Symbolist painter and one of the most prominent members of the Vienna Art Nouveau (Vienna Secession) movement. His major works include paintings, murals, sketches, and other art objects, many of which are on display in the Vienna Secession gallery. Klimt’s primary subject was the female body,[1] and his works are marked by a frank eroticism–nowhere is this more apparent than in his numerous drawings in pencil. (source: Wikipedia)

Adele Bloch-Bauer


The Kiss