Gustav Klimt / Josef Hoffmann Exhibition, Belvedere, Vienna, Austria
Gustav Klimt / Josef Hoffmann Exhibition, Belvedere, Vienna, Austria

The Belvedere owns the world’s largest collection of paintings by Gustav Klimt. In autumn 2011, it will present this world-famous artist together with the congenial architect and designer Josef Hoffmann. Their intense collaboration, such in theBeethoven Exhibition at the Vienna Secession (1902) and the Stoclet Palace in Brussels (1905-12), set new standards in Europe when it comes to the concept of theGesamtkunstwerk. Numerous works, such as Klimt’s Portrait of Fritza Riedler, which clearly reflects Hoffmann’s characteristic hand, attest to the two pioneers’ mutual influence, which in this comprehensive exhibition is also explored with regard to their involvement in the Wiener Werkstätte.

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