“Everything is dead while it lives.“ Wiener Moderne, Neuritic Novels and the Expressionist Egon Schiele
12 June 1890, the expressionist painter Egon Schiele was born in Tulln in Austria.
“Everything is dead while it lives.“ (Egon Schiele)
|"...figures like a cloud of dust resembling this earth and seeking to grow, but forced to collapse impotently." - Egon Schiele: "Tod und Mädchen" (Death and the Maiden, 1915)|
|"The picture must radiate light, the bodies have their own light |
which they consume to live: they burn, they are not lit from outside"
- Egon Schiele "Weiblicher Akt" (Female Act, 1910)
|"Art cannot be modern, art is timeless." - Egon Schiele "Tote Stadt III" (Dead City III, 1911)|
|"To Confine the Artist is a Crime, It Means Murdering Unborn Life." -|
Egon Schiele "Liebespaar - Selbstdarstellung mit Wally"
(Lovers - Self-Portrait With Wally, c. 1915)
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