Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Christmas Gifts For Artists

The best Christmas gifts for the artist in your life is anything that is related to 'ART' itself. Therefore, selecting a good Christmas gift for artist is not a rocket science. From beautifully crafted wooden gift sets to creative sculptures or even paint brush and colors (ideal for budding artists) will be  fun and so indulgent.

Artists don't just love to create art. They love to look at it, therefore, any art-related gift artists would love to have. Fine Art Posters and Prints make excellent gifts for artists or for that matter anyone with creative bent of mind. The best part of these gifts are that not only one can buy and gift world's most popular paintings of the most famous artists in a very small price, but also that art prints will adorn the wall of recipients for many many years. CLICK HERE for a selection of art-prints and framed art you can consider for your artist friends. We are sure you'll find one for yourself too!

Saturday, February 4, 2012

About Gustav Klimt 'The Kiss'

The famous painting 'The Kiss' (In German: Der Kuss) was painted by Gustav Klimt between 1907-08. Famous as Symbolist painter Gustav Klimt was Austrian and painted a number of works in a similar gilded style. The period when he painted The Kiss was his golden period and this painting in particular was highpoint of this time. 'The Kiss' depicts a couple embracing, their bodies entwined in elaborate robes decorated in a style influenced by both linear constructs of the contemporary Art Nouveau style and the organic forms of the earlier Arts and Crafts movement.

About Gustav Klimt The Kiss

Considered Klimt's most popular work, the painting is now in the Österreichische Galerie Belvedere museum in the Belvedere palace, Vienna, and is widely considered a masterpiece of the early modern period. Klimt was 45 when he painted The Kiss. Gustav Klimt’s sensual works expressed themes of regeneration, love and death, and also incorporated Egyptian, Classical Greek, Byzantine and Medieval styles. His creative influence can still be seen in today’s art, decorations and jewelry. Read Gustav Klimt biography.