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Gustav Klimt

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  • The Hotel Sacher in Vienna, Austria, has old-school charms

    The Hotel Sacher in Vienna, Austria, has old-school charms
    VIENNA — The Hotel Sacher will never be mistaken for a hip hotel. The elaborate gilt trim in public rooms, the old-school celebrity photos that adorn the walls and the tourists in line to sample Sacher torte — all evidence that guests are...
  • CELEBRITY TRAVELER: Actor vacations in Italy, always travels light

    CELEBRITY TRAVELER: Actor vacations in Italy, always travels light
    Raymond J. Barry has one of those faces that people recognize. It's the name that sometimes draws a blank. "I was shooting a movie in Spokane, Wash., and a woman came up to me and asked if I was her favorite father from 'Justified,'" Barry, 72, said with...
  • Maria Altmann dies at 94; won fight for return of Klimt portrait seized by Nazis

    Maria Altmann dies at 94; won fight for return of Klimt portrait seized by Nazis
    Maria Altmann, who escaped Nazi-occupied Vienna as a newlywed and returned to wage a triumphant fight to recover Gustav Klimt's iconic gold portrait of her remarkable aunt, has died. She was 94. Altmann died Monday at her Cheviot Hills home after a...
  • Romantic getaways

    Romantic getaways
    Berlin: Put Berlin next to Paris and you have both sides of the coin: romance, which occasionally appeals, and eros, which never fails. "Berlin is sexy," said the German capital's openly gay Mayor Klaus Wowereit, and it's been that way since the...
  • Muscarelle prints grab the eyes

    Muscarelle prints grab the eyes
    When you leaveFrance'sfamous Ecole Des Beaux Arts after just one day, you're probably marching to your own drummer. But no one in the late 1940s imagined just how strange and different a path Austrian artist Friedensreich Hundertwasser would take in...
  • Byrd on a flier

    Haight-Ashbury, rock ’n’ roll and mind-altering drugs gave rise to an unusual burst of creativity that married type designs, images and explosive color on esoteric psychedelic posters. Artists embedded in the San Francisco hippie culture...
  • PASSINGS: Raul Ruiz

    PASSINGS: Raul Ruiz
    Raul Ruiz, 70, a Chilean-born filmmaker who made more than 100 films in his teeming, international career and worked to put cinema on an artistic par with literature, died Friday at a Paris hospital following complications from a pulmonary infection, said...
  • The Art List: The Art of Brew, Humoratorium, Creep Cinema and Stitch Rock

    The Art List: The Art of Brew, Humoratorium, Creep Cinema and Stitch Rock
    "Contemporary Art Clown" by JC Bravo Following are City Link's picks for the week's top art events in South Florida. For our guide to the local art scene, visit Artmurmurartguide.wordpress.com. THE ART OF BREW Art, craft beers and food trucks will be...
  • New mystery and thriller books set amid the world wars

    New mystery and thriller books set amid the world wars
    Mysteries and thrillers set in the years surrounding and during our two world wars have become a cottage industry. From Ken Follett's "Eye of the Needle" in the 1980s to recent novels by Charles Todd and Jacqueline Winspear, the standouts blend enough...
  • Monster Mash: Kim Cattrall taking 'Private Lives' to Toronto, then Broadway; 'Spider-Man' in jeopardy?

     
    Kim Cattrall headed to Toronto in 'Private Lives' before Broadway...
  • Monster Mash: Obama proposes reductions in arts funding for 2012; Van Gogh color mystery explained

     
    Obama proposes reductions in arts funding in 2012 budget...