Klimt’s work of art, entitled “The Kiss”, is not only the best painting of all the works of this painter, but is also a significant and unique painting canvas that was created in the twentieth century.
Execution of a hundred years of painting is an excellent reason to think about what can give us, descendants, the full right to give the work in honor of this anniversary a confident statement: yes, this is really the work that rightfully earned the title of a real world masterpiece among many less interesting and famous works of world art. When Klimt at forty-six years wrote this work, he was quite mature, energetic and at the same time successful in the midst of a huge number of talented painters.
This work is very recognizable and characteristic of the artist’s work. Perhaps in this work it is impossible to find motives that have not been met in the past works of the painter. The image in the picture of the meadows dotted with small flowers is already familiar to us from his former landscapes. The image of almost the same head as in “Kiss”, the bowed female head with eyes closed can be seen in the work “Three Ages of a Woman”.
The whole key feature of Kiss is far from being a novelty, but in the presence of harmonious coordination of each motive brought to plastic and semantic perfections that emphasize the highest degree of clarity and completeness. First of all, the viewer is surprised by the shining gold. The presence of golden drops of the background and falling golden fabrics