Gustav Klimt

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Klimt once said that "art is a line around your thoughts." I love that quote. He might well have said art is a line around politics or can be -- especially since it can help us understand politicians like Donald Trump.
Every year, one of the fine art masters is raised up in popular consciousness with a film, and this year’s rendition was Gustav Klimt.
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In 1907, Austrian painter Gustav Klimt completed his masterpiece Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I. The painting, which contains actual gold leaf, became known as Woman in Gold. It was considered to be the Austrian Mona Lisa.
The critics seem to have had an agenda because their reviews reek of disappointment. I went with curiosity, but I honestly did not expect to be moved, having seen dozens of movies and documentaries about the Holocaust and read hundreds of books about it.
"I went into a private room with Maria and told her they agreed to arbitration and she said, 'You're crazy!,'" he explained
Schjeldahl has turned even more negative on Klimt as evidenced by a 2012 column in The New Yorker, titled "Changing My Mind
Does it matter that Woman in Gold, Simon Curtis' moving drama about a woman seeking the return of art the Nazis stole from her family 50 years earlier, seems stenciled from a familiar template?