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Gustav Klimt

Gold in Motion

Until July 16th, 2023

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Creative Director: Gianfranco Iannuzzi / Design and Production: Gianfranco Iannuzzi, Renato Gatto, Massimiliano Siccardi / Graphic & Animation Design: Cutback / Production: Culturespaces Digital®

The first of the immersive art experiences created for the Hall des Lumières, where glowing, animated images of historic artworks are seamlessly united with music and landmark architecture, the inaugural exhibition Gustav Klimt: Gold in Motion is based on the glittering, sensuous, revolutionary paintings of this key originator of modern art.

In the unparalleled cultural and intellectual ferment of late 19th century Vienna, an imperial capital whose atmosphere has been characterized as “a nervous splendor,” Gustav Klimt (1862-1918) began his career as one of the painters decorating the sumptuous public buildings on the city’s grandest boulevard, the Ringstrasse. As the new century dawned, however, Klimt began daring to express himself in a more personal and often erotic style, ultimately becoming the leader of the Vienna Secession, a movement that broke from the conventions of academic art and paved the way toward modern painting. Gustav Klimt: Gold in Motion takes its title from the gold leaf and decorative patterns that characterize his most popular and radical masterpieces, including symbolic works such as The Kiss (1907-08) and portraits such as Adele Bloch-Bauer I (1907).

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Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Sunday: from 10am to 1pm.
Tuesday: closed.


Last entry is one hour before closing.

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Gustav Klimt: Gold in Motion


A unique application for our immersive experiences

The application, available free of charge on iOS and Android, gives commentaries on the works of our current exhibitions. Discover through original anecdotes 30 major works of the exhibition "Klimt: Gold in Motion".

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