Expressionism: Part 5: Artist to look up: Egon Schiele
August 18, 2018
WIKI: Egon Schiele, (12 June 1890 – 31 October 1918) was an Austrian painter. A protégé of Gustav Klimt, Schiele was a major figurative painter of the early 20th century. His work is noted for its intensity and its raw sexuality, and the many self-portraits the artist produced, including naked self-portraits. The twisted body shapes and the expressive line that characterize Schiele's paintings and drawings mark the artist as an early exponent of Expressionism.
This is probably his most famous painting, adorning many a student's dorm room: