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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