Egon Schiele

Egon Schiele

Style: Expressionism

Lived: June 12, 1890 - October 28, 1918 (20th century)

Nationality: Austria

I must see new things and investigate them. I want to taste dark water and see crackling trees and wild winds.

I do not deny that I have made drawings and watercolors of an erotic nature. But they are always works of art. Are there no artists who have done erotic pictures?

To restrict the artist is a crime. It is to murder germinating life.

I am so rich that I must give myself away.

Everything is dead while it lives.

Art cannot be modern. Art is primordially eternal.

At present, I am mainly observing the physical motion of mountains, water, trees and flowers. One is everywhere reminded of similar movements in the human body, of similar impulses of joy and suffering in plants...

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