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Schiele, Egon 1890-1918

Works: 928 works in 2,573 publications in 8 languages and 38,287 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Biographies  Catalogues raisonnés  Conference papers and proceedings  Self-portraits  Art  Catalogs  History 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Artist, Creator, Other, Honoree, Dedicatee, Contributor
Classifications: N6811.5.S34, 759.36
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Egon Schiele and his contemporaries : Austrian painting and drawing from 1900 to 1930 from the Leopold collection, Vienna by Klaus Albrecht Schröder( Book )

6 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Between ruin and renewal : Egon Schiele's landscapes by Kimberly A Smith( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Austrian artist Egon Schiele (1890--1918) is renowned for his intensely confrontational portraits, self-portraits, erotic images, and allegories. What is less well known today is that Schiele was also a talented and prolific landscape painter. In this illustrated book, Kimberly A. Smith provides the first full examination of Schiele's landscapes and townscapes, offering a new approach to and insights into the artist's work and motivations." "Diverging from the conventional interpretation that Schiele's paintings are revelations of the artist's psychology and emotional experience, Smith focuses instead on how his landscapes relate to the political, social, and historical conditions in early-twentieth-century Austria. Schiele's extraordinary depictions of the towns and countryside of Austria register and respond to the alienating effects of modernity, the problematic nature of selfhood, the eroding coherence of the imperial state, and other anxieties of his era. As Smith argues, the artist's landscape paintings express the same sense of ruin that preoccupied his contemporaries, but these pictures also contain a compelling note of redemption. In many ways Schiele's landscapes offer solutions to the very crisis his images present. The landscape paintings thus illuminate not only the structural dynamics of these pictures but also the character of Viennese modernism itself."--Jacket
Egon Schiele : art, sexuality, and Viennese modernism( Book )

4 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Egon Schiele, 1890-1918 : the midnight soul of the artist by Reinhard A Steiner( Book )

16 editions published between 1991 and 2017 in English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Egon Schiele (1890-1918) - along with Oskar Kokoschka - is the painter who had the most long-lasting influence on the Vienna art scene after the great era of Klimt came to a close. After a short flirtation with Klimt's style, Schiele soon questioned the aesthetic orientation to the beautiful surface of the Viennese Art Nouveau with his rough and not easily accessible paintings. Many contemporaries found his expressive nudes and self-portraits, with their strange movements and morbid colours, to be ugly and even morally objectionable - criticism which culminated in criminalizing the painter as "obscene" and resulted in 1912 in an indictment and short jail sentence. However, not even his harshest critics could dispute however the artist's extraordinary drawing talent
Egon Schiele by Serge Sabarsky( Book )

6 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gustav Klimt--Egon Schiele : in commemoration of the achievements of Dr. Otto Kallir by Jane Kallir( Book )

3 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Egon Schiele : landscapes by Rudolf Leopold( Book )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This visually stunning collection of landscape paintings and drawings by Egon Schiele brings to light a little-known aspect of this famous painter's oeuvre, proving that his mastery extends beyond his radical renditions of the human figure and revealing themes that appeared throughout his life's work. While Schiele is largely revered for his provocative paintings of women, these works were just one aspect of his artistic expression. Schiele's landscapes represent an important facet of his career and are a valuable contribution to the school of European nature painting
Egon Schiele, the complete works : including a biography and a catalogue raisonné by Jane Kallir( Book )

7 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Egon Schiele : the Leopold collection, Vienna by Magdalena Dabrowski( Book )

11 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Egon Schiele, Austrian painter, draughtsman and printmaker, was one of the major figures of Austrian Expressionism. This beautiful book discusses and reproduces 152 of Schiele's paintings, watercolors, gouaches, and drawings from the Leopold Collection which can soon be seen in the new Leopold Museum in Vienna."--BOOK JACKET
Egon Schiele sketchbooks by Christian M Nebehay( Book )

12 editions published between 1989 and 1994 in 5 languages and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Egon Schiele, 1890-1918 : desire and decay by Wolfgang Georg Fischer( Book )

20 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and French and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Egon Schiele (1890-1918), together with Klimt, is seen as the most important Austrian artist of his time - but who was he and why does his art compel our attention as it does? This study attempts to find the "real" Schiele, examining his life and work through his major oils and erotic drawings
Egon Schiele : life and work by Jane Kallir( Book )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Egon Schiele ranks with Gustav Klimt and Oskar Kokoschka among the most influential painters to emerge from the cultural ferment that characterized Vienna at the turn of the century. Yet despite the appreciation of his art, the "real" Egon Schiele has remained elusive - like Vincent Van Gogh and Edvard Munch, precursors of Expressionism with whom he has often been mired in the myth of the tortured artist. His imprisonment on morals charges and his premature death, at the age of twenty-eight in 1918, have tended to dominate accounts of his life." "Jane Kallir, author also of Egon Schiele: The Complete Works (which includes a catalogue raisonne) and Abrams' volume Gustav Klimt, is co-director of the Galerie St. Etienne in New York. She bases her biography chiefly on first-hand sources, many of them previously unpublished. She offers new insights into Schiele's brief and sometimes troubled life: his childhood and early adulthood, his turbulent encounters with Vienna's patron class, his clashes with the Establishment - the notorious "prison incident" and his military service during World War I, his sexual escapades, and his ultimately disappointing marriage." "Interwoven with the story of the artist's life, Kallir unfolds a balanced presentation of his art - the mature and relatively placid pieces together with the turbulent Expressionist ones. Lavishly illustrated in color and duotone, this volume offers the reader text and pictures of the highest quality."--Jacket
The art of Egon Schiele by Erwin Mitsch( Book )

21 editions published between 1974 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overzicht van het werk van de Oostenrijkse kunstenaar (1890-1918)
Egon Schiele : the egoist by Jean-Louis Gaillemin( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Egon Schiele: bad boy of painting, thrown in prison, author of a strongly erotic body of paintings, many portraying himself - all the elements are in place to secure his notorious legend as a tormented artist and victim of society. But Jean-Louis Gaillemin prefers to look elsewhere for the real story of the artist. For Schiele, it was necessary to conquer form, to recompose the world against the struggle of death. As an enfant terrible in Vienna of the 1910s, and in the shadows of Klimt and Freud, Schiele often found in his own nude body the most willing model for his experiments in decomposing form, and he laced his drawings and paintings with fierce expressionism of sexuality or death. Masturbation, lesbian women, young girls - the gamut of forbidden subjects. At first schematic and violent, around 1916 Schiele's art acquired a three-dimensional and graphic quality that made it possible for bodies and nature to be reconstructed. Among other work, he turned his attention to making some astonishingly perceptive portraits and paintings more richly tinged with allegory that hint at the profound modernist directions his work was headed. But Schiele died tragically at the age of twenty-eight - casting him forever as an "eternal youth"--Which limits our assessment of this artist to only what he could express in the space of ten years."--Jacket
Schiele by Egon Schiele( Book )

4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys the life and work of twentieth-century artist Egon Schiele, and includes over eighty color and black-and-white illustrations
Egon Schiele : drawings and watercolors by Jane Kallir( Book )

7 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Austrian Expressionist Egon Schiele produced a prolific body of work before his early death at the age of twenty-eight in 1918. The oeuvre is comprised of a few hundred oil paintings and thousands of drawings and watercolors. Schiele's oils have often been reproduced and are well recognized. However, limited access to the fragile works on paper and dispersion among several collections have made for an unbalanced representation of his work as a draftsman. This book assembles drawings and watercolors from public and private collections and reproduces work from every year of the artist's career, beginning with the juvenilia and early academic studies. The focus means that work that is rarely reproduced is represented extensively, providing a unique opportunity to study the rapid artistic development of Schiele over the course of his brief twelve-year career
The naked truth : Klimt, Schiele, Kokoschka and other scandals by Tobias G Natter( Book )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Centrada en el tema del espacio público y la desnudez, la muestra presenta obras de Klimt, Schiele, Kokoschka y otros artistas de la Viena de fines del siglo XIX, que en su día chocaron con las concepciones morales y estéticas de una sociedad muy conservadora, traspasando los límites establecidos acerca de lo que puede ser exhibido públicamente, y contribuyendo a la emancipación del desnudo
Egon Schiele, the complete works : including a biography and a catalogue raisonné by Jane Kallir( Book )

8 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Expanded edition of work first published: New York: Abrams, 1990. More than 200 new entries have been added. All media covered. A bibliography, indexes, concordance of catalogues raisonnés, and reproductions of Schiele's signatures also included
Egon Schiele : the Ronald S. Lauder and Serge Sabarsky collections by Egon Schiele( Book )

25 editions published in 2005 in 3 languages and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beschrijving van het werk van de Weense kunstenaar (1890-1918) in twee Amerikaanse collecties
Egon Schiele's portraits by Alessandra Comini( Book )

6 editions published between 1974 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The meaning of portraiture in the egocentric and erotic culture of Vienna at the end of the Hapsburg Empire frames Alessandra Comini's definitive, lavishly illustrated study of the art of Egon Schiele (1890-1918), first published in 1975 and now available in paperback with a new preface and updated bibliography. Comini analyzes Schiele's work in the context of Viennese Expressionism, rising existential consciousness, and the unique ambiance of Vienna
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Between ruin and renewal : Egon Schiele's landscapes
Alternative Names
Egon Schiele

Egon Schiele austrian painter

Egon Schiele malarz austriacki

Egon Schiele Oostenrijks kunstschilder

Egon Schiele österreichischer Maler des Expressionismus

Egon Schiele østerriksk maler

Egon Schiele osztrák expresszionista festő

Egon Schiele peintre et dessinateur autrichien

Egon Schiele pintor austríaco ligado ao movimento expressionista

Egon Schiele pintor y grabador austriaco

Egon Schiele pittore e incisore austriaco

Egon Schiele rakouský malíř, kreslíř a rytec

Egons Šīle

Eqon Şile

Schiele, .. 1890-1918

Schiele, Egon

Schiele, Egon Leo Adolf 1890-1918

Šile, Ėgon 1890-1918

Έγκον Σίλε

Егон Шиле

Егон Шиле австрійський художник

Шиле, Эгон австрийский художник

Էգոն Շիլե

אגון שילה

שילה, אגון 1890-1918

إيغون شيلي رسام نمساوي

اگون شیله

ඉගෝන් ශීල්

อีกอน ชีเลอ

ეგონ შილე

쉴레, 에곤 1890-1918

시레, 에곤 1890-1918

실레, 에곤 1890-1918

에곤 실레


シーレ, エゴン


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Egon Schiele, 1890-1918 : the midnight soul of the artistEgon Schiele : landscapesEgon Schiele, the complete works : including a biography and a catalogue raisonnéEgon Schiele : the Leopold collection, ViennaEgon Schiele, 1890-1918 : desire and decayEgon Schiele : life and workThe art of Egon SchieleEgon Schiele : the egoist