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Google Doodle Has Celebrated Gustav Klimt 150th Birthday


Today 14 July, Google Doodle has celebrated Gustav Klimt's 150th Birthday, He was an Austrian symbolist painter, who Born on July 14, 1862 and died on February 6, 1918  and He was one of the most prominent members of the Vienna Secession movement. His major works include paintings, murals, sketches, and other art objects. Klimt's primary subject was the female body his works are marked by a frank eroticism. Today Google tribute to Klimt with a doodle displaying one of his artwork ' The Kiss ' (In German: DerKuss) painted between 1907-08, which is known 'Golden Period' of his life, the high point of his creativity. 
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A couple embracing each other as showing on Canvas and their bodies entwined in decorated robes. It is an oil paint artwork that gives a strikingly modern theme. Most of his paintings were created using gold leaf. Several of his works have been destroyed and the remains are preserved at various galleries across the world. 
Paintiing Adele Bloch-Bauer I, which sold for a record $135 million in 2006. 
In 2006, the 1907 portrait, Adele Bloch-Bauer I, was purchased for the Neue Galerie New York by Ronald Lauder for a reported US $135 million, surpassing Picasso's 1905 Boy With a Pipe (sold May 5, 2004 for $104 million), as the highest reported price ever paid for a painting.


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