|Art Nouveau: Gustav Klimt and the Secession|
|Outcry against the Establishment|
Vienna 1900 saw political stagnation and decadence, at the same time also a cultural and intellectual renaissance unparalled in the modern world. It was the age of Sigmund Freud, Gustav Mahler and Arnold Schoenberg, but also of men like Gustav Klimt, Otto Wagner and Josef Hoffmann, the most inspirational talents of the Vienna Secessionist Movement. They broke new grounds in the fields of architecture, painting and design. "Ver sacrum" "The Holy Spring", a rebirth of the arts was what they were aiming at. We take you to their most important works in town.