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Egon Schiele. The Complete Paintings 1909–1918

Copertina rigida, con segnalibro a nastro11.4 x 15.6 in.13.92 lb608 pagine200Edizione: Inglese Disponibilità: Coming soon

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A century after his death, Egon Schiele continues to stun with his contorted lines, distorted bodies, and eroticism. This XXL-sized book features the complete catalogue of his paintings from 1909–1918. Nearly 600 illustrations are presented, many of them newly photographed, alongside expert insights and Schiele’s personal writings in this decisive monograph.
I libri XXL misurano almeno 39 cm.
Egon Schiele. The Complete Paintings 1909–1918

Egon Schiele. The Complete Paintings 1909–1918


Twisted Brilliance

The 1909–1918 catalogue of Egon Schiele, as never seen before

After Egon Schiele (1890-1918) freed himself from the shadow of his mentor and role model Gustav Klimt, he had just ten years to inscribe his signature style into the annals of modernity before the Spanish flu claimed his life. Being a child prodigy quite aware of his own genius and a passionate provocateur, this didn’t prove to be too big a challenge.

His haggard, overstretched figures, drastic depiction of sexuality, and self-portraits in which he staged himself with emaciated facial expressions bordering between brilliance and madness, had none of the decorative quality of Klimt’s hymns of love, sexuality, and yearning devotion. Instead, Schiele’s work spoke of a brutal honesty, one that would upset and irreversibly change Viennese society.

Although his works were later defamed as “degenerate” and for a time were almost forgotten altogether, they influenced generations of artists – from Günter Brus and Francis Bacon to Tracey Emin. Today, his then-misunderstood oeuvre continues to fetch exorbitant prices on the international art market.

Presented in a voluminous format that captures all of the intensity and emotional truth of his work, Egon Schiele. The Complete Paintings 1909–1918 features 221 paintings and 146 drawings that retrace the fertile last decade of Schiele’s life. With many pieces newly photographed for this edition, these works are paired with excerpts from his countless writings and poems, as well as essays introducing his life and oeuvre, to situate the Austrian master in the context of European Expressionism and trace his extraordinary legacy.

Tobias G. Natter è celebre a livello internazionale come esperto di arte viennese al volgere del secolo. Ha lavorato per molti anni presso la Österreichische Galerie Belvedere di Vienna, ultimamente come capo curatore. È stato anche curatore ospite presso la Tate Liverpool, la Neue Galerie New York, la Hamburger Kunsthalle, la Schirn di Francoforte e il Jüdisches Museum di Vienna. Ha diretto dal 2006 al 2011 il Vorarlberg Museum di Bregenz e dal 2011 al 2013 il Leopold Museum di Vienna. Nel 2014 ha fondato Natter Fine Arts, società specializzata nella valutazione di opere d’arte e nella concezione e organizzazione di esposizioni. Tra le sue numerose pubblicazioni citiamo Gustav Klimt. Tutti i dipinti, Art for All. The Colour Woodcut in Vienna around 1900 e Egon Schiele. The Complete Paintings 1909–1918.

Egon Schiele. The Complete Paintings 1909–1918
Copertina rigida, con segnalibro a nastro29 x 39.5 cm6.31 kg608 pagine

ISBN 978-3-8365-4612-6

Edizione: Inglese



8 Valutazioni

A really awesome art book which deserves its 5 stars

Domas,29 ottobre 2021
Paintings are published on glossy paper, the drawings on mat paper. I would strongly recommend this XXL Schiele edition to have together with XXL Klimt edition (by the same author). Together these two art books already make a very great look!

The most incredible album

Irina,29 ottobre 2021
This album is a pure piece of Art. Did with love and taste as always at TASCHEN. Happy to be part of TASCHEN lovers!

Oversized gorgeous book

Frank M.,27 ottobre 2021
This is a gorgeous book whose size makes it as a nice stand alone item on any larger space. The images and text are lovely.

Great book

Damian,27 ottobre 2021
After many months I finally managed to get hold on this beautiful book.

Love it

Philippe,27 ottobre 2021
Great book! Taschen is the best!

Amazing book

Matt,27 ottobre 2021
A beautifully presented book in a fabulous case - it was an excellent present, thank you