Gustav Klimt: Painting, Design and Modern Life in Vienna 1900
May 30 to August 31 2008
The first comprehensive exhibition of Gustav Klimt’s work ever staged in the UK.
The exhibition focuses on the life and art of one of the world’s most influential and revered artists.
It will explore Klimt’s role as the founder and leader of the Viennese Secession, a progressive group of artists and artisans. The work and philosophy of the Secession embraced art, architecture, fashion, dazzling decorative objects and furniture in their search for identity.
Major paintings and drawings from all stages of Klimt’s career will be shown alongside the work of Josef Hoffmann, the architect and designer and a close friend of the artist.
Tickets now on sale.
Talks and discussions
- Late at Tate Liverpool : Art, Freedom and Opposition
- Late at Tate Liverpool : Art, Freedom and Opposition Thursday 26 June 2008 free
- Late at Tate Liverpool: Night of Bling
- Late at Tate Liverpool: Night of Bling Thursday 28 August 2008 free
- Late at Tate Liverpool: Attention to Detail Thursday 31 July 2008 free
- Family Activity Saturday 9 August – Sunday 31 August 2008 free
- Join Young Tate! Wednesday 28 May 2008 free
- Open Evenings: Gustav Klimt: Painting, Design and Modern Life in Vienna 1900 Wednesday 11 June 2008 free
- Art, Design and Craft Summer School Tuesday 12 August – Thursday 14 August 2008