Klimt & Schiele: Eros & Psyche

Klimt, The Kiss, detail of painting

Sunday / September 20, 2020 / 7 p.m.

Great Art on Screen
Klimt & Schiele: Eros & Psyche

Klimt & Schiele: Eros & Psyche, recounts the start of the Vienna Secession, a magical art movement formed in the late 1890s for art, literature and music, in which new ideas are circulated, Freud discovers the drives of the psyche, and women begin to claim their independence. It was a movement that marked a new era outside the confines of academic tradition.

At the heart of Secession were artists Gustav Klimt and his protégé and dear friend Egon Schiele. This exhibition provides an in-depth examination of images of extraordinary visual power: from the eroticism of Klimt’s mosaic-like works, to the anguished and raw work of the young Schiele in his magnetic nudes and contorted figures against the backdrop of nocturnal Vienna, full of masked balls and dreams imbued with sexuality.

Presented in partnership with Lafayette Art Galleries.

General public livestream access: $15
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Great art is on your screen, wherever you are, as part of our virtual Fall 2020 season. Join us for the premiere at 7 p.m. on September 20, or watch at your convenience anytime up to 9 p.m. on September 21.


Image above: Gustav Klimt, The Kiss (detail), 1908.