"That he lived with his mother and two sisters, had love affairs with his portrait subjects, wore a long, flowing smock which smelled, owing to its never being washed, and had a huge appetite are details that do not enhance the experience of viewing his magnificent paintings. (Nonfiction. 12+)"
Beautiful reproductions of the Viennese painter Gustav Klimt's work can't make up for the dry and sometimes nonsensical cataloguing of facts about Klimt and the fin de siècle art scene in Vienna.
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