Klimt and Schiele — Drawings from Vienna (Nov 2018)

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Royal Academy of Arts, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London
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0207 300 8090

Dates and ticket price

Dates & Time:
4th November 2018 to 3rd February 2019
John Madejski Fine Rooms tour: Usually 12 noon to 1 PM (Thu-Sat) – Temporary exhibition: 10 AM to 6 PM (Mon-Thu, Sat-Sun); 10 AM to 10 PM (Fri); Last entry 30 mins before closing
Tickets & Cost:
£18. See royalacademy.org.uk

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The Royal Academy of Art's new exhibition of drawings by Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele is a collaboration with the Albertina Museum in Vienna.

1918 was a seismic year in Vienna. The Austro-Hungarian Empire was crumbling all around them and an intense period of creative vitality came to a close with the death of Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele.

Both artists revelled in the immediacy of drawing, but whilst Klimt was a strikingly modern painter his prodigiously talented contemporary was both young and scandalous. Drawing proved to be an ideal medium for them to explore new ideas of modernity and the erotism.

The exhibition will showcase around 100 rare and fragile drawings that offer insights into their artistic relationship and differing creative processes. Due to their delicacy they may not be exhibited again for many years.

 

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