Discover the incredible collection of the Leopold Museum with a personal art guide leading the way on this private tour. The Leopold Museum in the Museum Quarter has a unique collection of the most insightful, deep and scandalous masterpieces of the Viennese Modernist movement as well as Austrian Expressionism. Since the turn of the 20th century, artists in Vienna started to use their works as a medium of self-expression and self-exploration to an increasing extent. This art tour is designed to reveal historic, scientific and biographical factors which defined the way art was created in Vienna and it also introduces different ways art has been approached since the beginning of the 20th century.
These highlights you can look forward to:
- The last canvas from Gustav Klimt’s golden period Life and Death: symbolism and links to the Vienna School of Medicine
- Egon Schiele's Seated Male Nude and a controversy of erotic images
- Two self-portraits of Richard Gerstl as a documentary of a passionate and unhappily broken off love and a manifestation of the spirit of the age