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Arts & crafts

Arts & crafts comprises a multitude of activities and hobbies that involve making things with one's hands, usually from scratch. They can be sub-divided into 'handicrafts'( or traditional crafts ) that are fashioned in an old style using long practised techniques, and the rest which are more modern inventions that have become recent trends or fads.

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Arts & crafts; Oil painting

For its evanescent rarefaction the love scene reveals its symbolist mould. The work is part of Klimt's series of Allegories and Emblems, whose intent was to translate ...

Pallas Athena

Arts & crafts; Oil painting

Enhanced by the golden frame created by Klimt's brother, Georg, the goddess Athena is portrayed in front of a frieze. The red hair comes out of the helmet so as to underscore ...

Beech Forest

Arts & crafts; Oil painting

The series of Klimt's beech forests corresponds to the one with lakes, created during the same period. repeated are the high horizon, the squarish format, the close-up ...


Arts & crafts; Oil painting

Allegoric representation of Music, which Klimt painted several times in various renderings. Besides the lyre, symbol of music, this particular canvas emphasises the sphinx, the ...

The Epiphany

Arts & crafts; Oil painting

The Epiphany is an oil painting on wood panel triptych by the Netherlandish artist Hieronymus Bosch. It is housed in the Museo del Prado of Madrid, Spain.

Christ Carrying the Cross

Arts & crafts; Oil painting

Christ Carrying the Cross is a painting by Hieronymus Bosch. It was painted in the early 16th century.The work is housed in the Museum of Fine Arts in Ghent, Belgium.

Christ Crowned with Thorns

Arts & crafts; Oil painting

Christ Crowned with Thorns is a work by Hieronymus Bosch. The painting presents the viewer with a double departure; the painting differs dramatically from the artist's own ...