November 24th, 2014
Art

Egon Schiele: Portraits

Egon Schiele It’s overcast and warm, perfect gallery weather. Actually, I’ve had it on my calendar for a few weeks to see the Neue Galerie’s Egon Schiele exhibition today. This portrait of Gerti Schiele, the Austrian artist’s sister, is one of my favorites. I can see Gustav Klimt’s influence, Schiele’s mentor, in this picture.

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  • Have a great visit. Love the Neue, galleries, building, and cafe. Perfect afternoon.

    KathyNovember 24th, 2014  10:25 AM

     
  • It’s fantastic, you will love it!

    LizaNovember 24th, 2014  10:26 AM

     
  • You’ve just reminded me, there’s an Egon Schiele exhibition in London too!

    That's Not My AgeNovember 24th, 2014  4:53 PM

     
  • Egan Schiele is one of my favorite artists. Just yesterday, while visiting the Met, I saw a portrait by Alice Neel, the similarities in style were notable and I’m curious now to see if she was influenced by the short lived , Schiele. I was fortunate to visit his museum in Vienna a few years ago and encourage anyone to make the trip if you have the chance. He was such a talent.

    KellyNovember 25th, 2014  7:47 AM

     

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