1. Böcklin, Self-Portrait with Death Playing the Fiddle
Arnold Böcklin, Self-Portrait with Death Playing the Fiddle, 1872, oil on canvas, 75 x 61 cm (Alte Nationalgalerie, Berlin)
2. Gaudí, Sagrada Família
Antoni Gaudí, Church of the Sagrada Família or Basílica i Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Família Basilica, 1882- (consecrated 2010, but still under construction), Barcelona, Spain
4. Khnopff, Jeanne Kéfer
Fernand Khnopff, Jeanne Kéfer, oil on canvas, 1885 (The Getty Center, Los Angeles) Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris, Dr. Steven Zucker
5. Khnopff, I Lock My Door Upon Myself
Fernand Khnopff, I Lock My Door Upon Myself, 1891 (Neue Pinakothek, Munich) Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris & Dr. Steven Zucker
7. Stuck, The Sin
Franz von Stuck, The Sin, 1893 (Neue Pinakothek, Munich) Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris & Dr. Steven Zucker
8. Hector Guimard, Cité entrance, Paris Métropolitain
Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker
9. Gustav Klimt, Beethoven Frieze
Gustav Klimt, Beethoven Frieze, Vienna Secession, 1902 A conversation with Khan Academy's Dr. Steven Zucker and Dr. Beth Harris In the News: The heirs of the Austrian Jewish collector who owned this work before World War II recently lost their case to recover it. Learn more: March 7, 2015 New York Times article
10. Gustav Klimt, The Kiss
Gustav Klimt, The Kiss, 1907-8, oil and gold leaf on canvas, 180 x 180 cm (Österreichische Galerie Belvedere, Vienna)
12. Klimt, Death and Life
Gustav Klimt, Death and Life, 1910, reworked 1915, oil on canvas, 178 x 198 cm (Leopold Museum, Vienna)
13. Munch, The Storm
Edvard Munch, The Storm, 1893, oil on canvas, 36 1/8 x 51 1/2" (91.8 x 130.8 cm), (MoMA) Speakers: Dr. Juliana Kreinik, Dr. Amy Hamlin
15. Léon Bakst, "Costume design for the ballet The Firebird"
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16. Tiffany, Hair Ornament
Met curator Alice Cooney Frelinghuysen on transience in Louis Comfort Tiffany’s Hair Ornament, c. 1904. View this work on metmuseum.org. Are you an educator? Here's a related lesson plan. For additional educator resources from The Metropolitan Museum of Art, visit Find an Educator Resource.
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Gustav Klimt, The Kiss, 1907-8, oil and gold leaf on canvas, 180 x 180 cm (Österreichische Galerie Belvedere, Vienna). Created by Beth Harris and Steven Zucker.