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Gustav Klimt Quotes



Quotes by Gustav Klimt - (15 quotes)

Gustav Klimt - From the Art category:

Art is a line around your thoughts. (Gustav Klimt)

Gustav Klimt - From the Belief category:

I can paint and draw. I believe this myself and a few other people say that they believe this too. But I'm not certain of whether it's true. (Gustav Klimt)

Gustav Klimt - From the Boredom category:

Today I want to start working again in earnest – I'm looking forward to it because doing nothing does become rather boring after a while. (Gustav Klimt)

Gustav Klimt - From the Ego category:

There is nothing that special to see when looking at me. (Gustav Klimt)

Gustav Klimt - From the Eroticism category:

All art is erotic. (Gustav Klimt)

Gustav Klimt - From the Fear category:

Even when I have to write a simple letter I'm scared stiff, as if faced with looming seasickness. (Gustav Klimt)

Gustav Klimt - From the Indolence category:

Even when I am being idle, I have plenty of food for thought, both early and late - thoughts both about and not about art. (Gustav Klimt)

Gustav Klimt - From the Masters category:

-when Egon Schiele, at age 17, asks if he might take him as a student...
Perhaps you can teach me something. (Gustav Klimt)

Gustav Klimt - From the Obsession category:

I'm a painter who paints day in day out, from morning till evening - figure pictures and landscapes, more rarely portraits. (Gustav Klimt)

Gustav Klimt - From the Painting category:

After tea it's back to painting - a large poplar at dusk with a gathering storm. (Gustav Klimt)

Gustav Klimt - From the Portraiture category:

There is no self-portrait of me. (Gustav Klimt)

Gustav Klimt - From the Recognition category:

Whoever wants to know something about me – as an artist which alone is significant – they should look attentively at my pictures and there seek to recognize what I am and what I want. (Gustav Klimt)

Gustav Klimt - From the Relaxation category:

True relaxation, which would do me the world of good, does not exist for me. (Gustav Klimt)

Gustav Klimt - From the Subject category:

If the weather is good I go into the nearby wood - there I am painting a small beech forest (in the sun) with a few conifers mixed in. This takes until 8 'o clock. (Gustav Klimt)

Gustav Klimt - From the Travel category:

On my first days here I did not start work immediately but, as planned, I took it easy for a few days - flicked through books, studied Japanese art a little. (Gustav Klimt)