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A film review: “Egon Schiele: Tod und Mädchen” [2016 Austria, Luxembourg]

Dieter Berner’s biopic of one of Austria’s most famous expressionists, “Egon Schiele: Tod und Mädchen” [Eng. Title: Egon Schiele: Death and the Maiden] gives a different take on the great artist’s relationship with his sister Gertrude (Gerti), long-term lover … Continue reading

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Egon Schiele – Exzess und Bestrafung, by Herbert Vesely [1981 – W.Germany, France, Austria]

Here’s something about Herbert Vesely’s 1981 biopic “Egon Schiele – Exzess und Bestrafung” [Eng. Title: Egon Schiele: Excess and Punishment]…
It’s about the later years of one the most important expressionists of the twentieth century – Egon Schiele, the great … Continue reading

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