Sunday, June 28, 2009

Female Figure Paintings by Albert von Keller


An exhibit of the works of the Munich Secessionist painter Albert von Keller is at the Kunsthaus, Zurich until October 2009. He exemplified the Belle Epoque in Europe.
Salons, Seancen, Secession und Fin de Siecle.

He first exhibited in 1870, painted interiors and society and was interested in spiritualism and hypnotism. He was socially successful. The art critc Fritz Ortini wrote he saw "the new and beautiful women," in the journal "Jugend," liberated from the constraints of the 1890s.

Albert von Keller. Salons, Séancen, Secession.




















Books:


Albert von Keller: Salons, Seancen, Secession (German Edition) - Exhibition Catalog,
(216 pages, 104 color plates, 60 color illustrations, 24 black and white).

Albert Von Keller

Albert von Keller: Das Ambiente des Malers (German Edition)

Albert von Keller: 1844 Gais/Schweiz-1920 Munchen (German Edition)

Albert von Keller: Seine Zeichnungen (German Edition)


Bohemiens und Belle Epoque: Als Munchen leuchtete (German Edition)




Jugend
the magazine, wikipedia article and a website devoted to the magazine.

The first cover is by Heinrich Kley, more drawings by Heinrich Kley.

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