Klimt and the Kiss- Seventh Art production November 26th 7 pm
Discover the scandalous life and the rich tapestry of extraordinary influences behind one of the world’s favourite paintings.
26 Nov, 19:00 – 19:05 GMT
Victoria Hall, 5 Park Rd, Tisbury, Salisbury SP3 6LE, UK
The Kiss by Gustav Klimt is one of the most recognised and reproduced paintings in the world. It is perhaps the most popular poster on student dorm walls from Beijing to Boston.
Painted in Vienna around 1908, the evocative image of an unknown embracing couple has captivated viewers with its mystery, sensuality and dazzling materials ever since it was created. But just what lies behind the appeal of the painting – and just who was the artist that created it?
Delving into the details of real gold, decorative designs, symbolism and simmering erotica, a close study of the painting takes us to the remarkable turn of the century Vienna when a new world was battling with the old.
From the director of ‘Frida Kahlo’ and ‘Mary Cassatt – Painting the Modern Woman’ comes a powerful, gripping and passionate new film.
From the producers of Vermeer: The Greatest Exhibition
Doors open 6.30 pm. Bar available
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