The Kiss by Gustav Klimt (hand-painted reproduction)
Our artists create HAND-PAINTED REPRODUCTIONS of the "Old World Masters" like Gustav Klimt. (Oil painting on a stretched linen canvas)
Gustav Klimt was seen as an artist who was far ahead of his time, and much of the work that was produced during the Austrian born artist's career was seen as controversial. It was criticized due to the erotic and exotic nature. Klimt whose Byzantine influence was apparent in the paintings of what would become known as his "Golden Period". The use of gold harked back to Klimt's own past, to the metal work and interest in the Byzantine period also symbolized a move towards greater stability, through static, inorganic forms; suggesting a search for refuge after the artist's exploration of the instinctual powers of archaic Greece.