Klimt: Beethovenfries (1902) - Sezession, Wien
In 1902, Klimt painted the Beethoven Frieze for the 14th Vienna Secessionist exhibition.This painting was painted directly on the walls with light materials. The Beethoven Frieze is now on permanent display in the Vienna Secession Building. The frieze illustrates human desire for happiness in a suffering and tempestuous world in which one contends not only with external evil forces but also with internal weaknesses.
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