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Author Schiele, Egon, 1890-1918.

Title Egon Schiele : self-portraits and portraits / edited by Agnes Husslein-Arco and Jane Kallir.

Published Munich : Prestel Art, 2011.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Southbank  759.36 Sch    DUE 18-09-20
Physical description 263 pages : illustrations (some colour) ; 33 cm
Notes Published on the occasion of the exhibition held at Belvedere, Vienna, 17 February-13 June 2011.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Egon Schiele : self-portraits, "an eternal dream full of life's sweet excess" / Agnes Husslein-Arco and Alfred Weidinger -- Attitudes and gestures as reflections of the conception of gender / Alexander Klee -- Egon Schiele's image of woman : between saint and whore? / Stephanie Auer -- Plates / with short texts by Jane Kallir -- Early works (1906-1909) -- The expressionist breakthrough (1910-1911) -- Coming of age (1912-1915) -- Late portraits (1916-1918) -- Egon Schiele's letters : "the soul within the body" / Marianne Hussl-Hörmann -- Transcriptions of the letters reproduced -- Chronology / Jane Kallir.
Summary Egon Schiele is one of the most important Austrian artists of the twentieth century. He was influenced by Gustav Klimt during his early career but soon discovered his own mode of expression. This publication, produced to accompany an exhibition in the Belvedere, Vienna, is the first to focus on his portraits and self-portraits.
Other author Husslein-Arco, Agnes.
Kallir, Jane.
Subject Schiele, Egon, 1890-1918 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Schiele, Egon, 1890-1918. -- Self-portraits.
Schloss Belvedere (Vienna, Austria)
Portrait painting -- Austria -- Exhibitions.
Expressionism (Art) -- Austria -- Exhibitions.
Variant Title Self-portraits and portraits.
ISBN 9783791351094