About Gustav Klimt Domed Magnets – Masterpieces – Set of 6 – Met Museum
This beautiful Set of 6 glass Klimt Dome Magnets by the Met Museum feature iconic masterpieces by the Vienna Secessionist influential artist, Gustav Klimt. The Vienna Secessionist and symbolist artist Gustav Klimt (1863-1918), undoubtedly, Gustav Klimt managed to capture in his works the Fin-de-siècle period’s flamboyance, while tempering it with unsettling undertones through his lavish use of gold-leaf. Austria was the country most closely associated with the Fin-de-Siècle culture which characterized the period of the late 1800s. Historians coined the term Fin-de-siècle which literally translates to “end of the century” to describe the European, especially Austrian culture, which describes not just a chronological period but also an intense preoccupation with sexual desires, perversions and overindulgences caused by an increasingly large and prosperous middle class. The increasing economic prosperity of the middle class which aspired to enjoy the benefits of the aristocracy and as a result, evolved into a culture of decadence and indulgence. The culture became immersed into an exploration of the subconscious and although the fin-de-siècle culture was unrestrained and freewheeling, the determination to enjoy life masked anxiety prompted by significant political upheaval and uncertain future. More details on Gustav Klimt Dome Magnets – Masterpieces – Set of 6 – Met Museum:
- Dimensions (Package): 5 1/4”L x 4 7/8”W x 1 5/8”D
- Dimensions (Magnets): ø 1.5″ x 0,5″H
- Materials: Half Dome Glass Magnets, Gift box.
- Set of 6 (1 each of 6 designs)
- Metropolitan Museum of Art.