The Beethoven frieze by Gustav Klimt

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The Beethoven frieze by Gustav Klimt is a 34 metres mural painting representing an interpretation of the “Ninth Symphony” by Ludwig Van Beethoven. It is composed of three successive scenes : – The torments of Humanity (disease, madness, death, lust, … Continue reading

“Secession building” in Vienna, Austria

In 2011, i went to Vienna and i discovered “Secession building”. In 1898, the Austrian architect Joseph Maria Olbrich erected this building in the Art Nouveau style for the arts association “Secession” founded by the painter Gustav Klimt. The building is topped by a magnificent and flamboyant dome decorated with gold laurel leaves. Besides, we can admire the fascinating Klimt’s painting “Beethoven frieze”.

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For more information : http://www.secession.at/e.html https://www.wien.info/fr/sightseeing/sights/art-nouveau/secession