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Opening reception: ‘Klimt / Schiele’

Private view

Wednesday 31 October 2018
6.30 — 8.30pm

Free for Patrons
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Egon Schiele, The Cellist (detail), 1910.

Black chalk and watercolour on packing paper. 44.7 x 31.2 cm. The Albertina Museum, Vienna. Exhibition organised by the Royal Academy of Arts, London and the Albertina Museum, Vienna.

Patrons are invited to join the opening reception of this extraordinary exhibition which will see rare and fragile drawings by Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele, offering intimate insights into their artistic relationship and differing creative processes. This collaboration with the Albertina Museum in Vienna marks the centenary of both artists’ deaths.

Klimt / Schiele: Drawings from the Albertina Museum, Vienna is a unique opportunity to see some of the 20th century’s most important works on paper – amongst them Klimt’s sketches for his seminal Beethoven Frieze, and unflinching self-portraits by Schiele – which due to their delicacy will not see the light of day again for many years. In around 100 portraits, landscapes, nudes and erotic drawings, prepare to encounter these two icons of Modernism at their most raw and revealing.

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Wednesday 31 October 2018

6.30 — 8.30pm

The Sackler Wing of Galleries, Burlington House, Royal Academy of Arts, Piccadilly

Free. Patrons only.

Free for Patrons