The Artworks and Contributions of Gustav Klimt

Gustav Klimt was an influential artist, poet, and designer. He helped to pioneer the art movement of Vienna's secession through his unique focus on decorative work.


Gustav Klimt was an early twentieth-century artist and founder of the Vienna Secession. He is most famous for his paintings. However, he also produced some notable sculptures and wrote many poems. Through all of these artistic media, one can see a common deep-rooted theme throughout his art: the control and power of women.