Tate Liverpool Exhibition

Gustav Klimt: Painting, Design and Modern Life in Vienna 1900

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Gustav Klimt exhibition at Tate Liverpool

To celebrate 2008 as European Capital of Culture Tate Liverpool is delighted to present the first comprehensive exhibition of Gustav Klimt’s work ever staged in the UK.

The exhibition focuses on the life and art of one of the world’s most influential and revered artists. It will explore Klimt’s role as the founder and leader of the Viennese Secession, a progressive group of artists and artisans. The work and philosophy of the Secession embraced art, architecture, fashion, dazzling decorative objects and furniture in their search for identity.

Major paintings and drawings from all stages of Klimt’s career will be shown alongside the work of Josef Hoffmann, the architect and designer and a close friend of the

Tate Liverpool

Albert Dock
Liverpool Waterfront
Liverpool L3 4BB
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Dates

30 May – 31 August 2008

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Gustav Klimt teachers' pack

Teachers' pack to accompany the Gustav Klimt exhibition at Tate Liverpool with images, suggested activities and points for discussion.

Press Release

Gustav Klimt: Painting, Design and Modern Life in Vienna 1900

20 Sep 2007
Gustav Klimt: Painting, Design and Modern Life in Vienna 1900: Press related to past exhibition.