Equally controversial and successful in his day, Gustav Klimt was one of the central figures of fin-de-siècle Vienna, the epoch that marked the beginning of Modernism. Today Vienna’s museums accommodate the majority of popular paintings as well as huge numbers of little-known drawings by Gustav Klimt.Find out where to see Klimt's works in Vienna
"Either I am too old, or too nervous, or too stupid - there must be something wrong", Klimt once wrote in a letter. Though facing continuous difficulties in his work, in the years 1907 and 1908 the painter created a centrepiece of the Jugendstil movement: The Kiss.Find out more about "The Kiss"
You know Vienna for it's music and culture, for the coffee houses (yes, we did have coffee houses 300 years before Starbucks, or at least that’s what tradition tells us), for the Opera and for the Imperial history that the city still showcases everywhere.Find out more about Vienna for gay travellers