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Klimt Tattoo

This classy tattoo by David Mushaney features Gustav Klimt’s seminal work The Kiss. It’s every bit as radiantly golden as the original painting. Link | Artist’s Website

Art Remakes

Booooooom! — that’s seven Os — is a great if oddly-named art blog. For several months, it’s hosted a project which invites readers to submit photos of themselves recreating famous works of art. Here’s Sybille de Chavagnac’s vision of The Kiss by Gustav Klimt. Check out the rest at the link. Be warned: some of [...]

Starry Night is Everywhere!

Starry Night is a painting by Vincent Van Gogh that has proved to be an enduring iconic image. Painted in 1888, the scene shows a night sky filled with stars swirling over the French countryside, which includes a view of the village of Saint-Rémy. Since 1941, the painting has been at the Museum of Modern [...]

If Gustav Klimt Had Painted The Legend of Zelda

The Kiss is the most famous work of Austrian Symbolist painter Gustav Klimt. Rich Pellegrino was inspired by it and other works of Klimt to depict Link and Zelda in this moving piece entitled Zelda’s Slumber; Dreaming of The Kiss. At the link, you can see it and concept sketches that show Pellegrino working out [...]

Artist-Inspired Tattoos

Photo link Flavorwire has assembled a cool slideshow of people with artist-inspired tattoos, from the pop art of Andy Warhol to Banksy’s graffiti work. Other artists represented include Joan Miro, Salvador Dali, Gustav Klimt, Georgia O’Keeffe and Frida Kahlo. I think the colors in the Starry Night-inspired sleeve above are just gorgeous. Link

Painting in Gold: Gustav Klimt

At the request of readers Melanie & Johnny, today’s “Feel Art Again” features Gustav Klimt (1862-1918). The Austrian artist overcame poverty in his youth to create paintings decorated with gold leaf, such as “Adele Bloch-Bauer I” (above left) and “The Kiss”(above right). 1. Adele Bloch-Bauer, depicted in the painting above left, was the only person to [...]