The Kiss by Gustav Klimt explained

By the end of the 1800s, Vienna, a strict, stuffy, and traditional city, was changing. A group of artists, architects, musicians, and social scientists tried out new ideas that could change each of their fields. Historical context Vienna was the traditional city of academic art, Johann Strauss, and the Habsburg empire. On the other hand, it was home to radical artists like Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele, whose explorations of sexual themes shocked audiences. Otto Wagner and Adolf Loos were challenging the style of the empire, and Gustav Mahler was changing the city’s music scene. And Sigmund Freud was about ... Read more