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Klimt Villa Vienna: Gustav Klimt’s Studio Reviewed

Klimt Villa, Vienna Austria

Gustav Klimt paintings are everywhere in Vienna. But only one of his studios has survived as such. It is the closest you can get to the Art Nouveau painter’s working environment. I visited the Klimt Villa in the 13th district of Hietzing after a stroll through nearby Schönbrunn Palace. It’s the result of a tenacious attempt to restore authenticity in a place …

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Vienna 1900 Walk: Gustav Klimt and Beyond

Vienna 1900: Gustav Klimt Tree of Life

These two Vienna 1900 walks below follow the likes of Sigmund Freud, Stefan Zweig, Gustav Klimt, and Otto Wagner. They are wrapped in two day itineraries, ready for your travel agenda. Vienna 1900: Designing The Viennese Style “Nothing that is not useful can be beautiful.” (Otto Wagner) On its journey to modernism, fin-de-siècle Vienna sparked a dozen ground breaking concepts in art, …

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Gustav Klimt Artwork: Guide to Top Paintings

The Short Guide To Klimt’s Art Are you as passionate as me about Gustav Klimt artwork? I was lucky enough to be born at the centre of his artistic work in Vienna. You are going to benefit from my Klimtmania with this one page appetiser: Gustav’s life in brief, what makes his art so brilliant and a closeup of his top 7 …

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Otto Wagner Church And Hospital In Vienna: Where Light Meets Shade

Vienna Austria Off Beat Travel Tips: Otto Wagner Church

The Otto Wagner church, top gem of Viennese Art Nouveau, lies in the West of Vienna. From the gardens of Schönbrunn Palace you can see its golden dome sparkling through the hills of Steinhof. The church outshines many top attractions. Compared with the dark Nazi history of Otto Wagner’s elegant hospital on the grounds, its beauty is bizarre. Explore Wagner’s wonderful world of shapes and ornaments. Here is my review. …

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Vienna Walks – Six Routes With Maps To Guide Your Sightseeing

Vienna Walks: Spittelberg houses

Vienna Walks are easy if you compare them to those in big metropolises. That is because Vienna is as compact as a Swiss army knife: Almost all major Vienna landmarks and attractions line up within the three square kilometres of Old Vienna, a UNESCO World Heritage site. This page provides a couple of links to my favourite Vienna walks which are also mapped out, …

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Otto Wagner Vienna: 7 Must-Sees Of Art Nouveau and Modernism

Art Nouveau Walk: Otto Wagner house

Otto Wagner Vienna.  Austrian architect, furniture designer, interior decorator, artist and rebel Otto Wagner holds the key to Viennese Art Nouveau architecture. He essentially brought the city into the 20th century. Wagner’s modernist and art nouveau pieces celebrate the beauty of simplicity. (Even the most functional items like nails look decorative.) Use these seven signature pieces to understand what gives this style of Art Nouveau its special touch. Otto Wagner …

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