About Exhibition On Screen: Klimt & The Kiss

The Kiss by Gustav Klimt is one of the most recognised and reproduced paintings in the world. Painted in Vienna around 1908, the evocative image of an unknown embracing couple has captivated viewers with its mystery, sensuality and dazzling materials ever since it was created. But just what lies behind the appeal of the painting - and who as the artist that created it?

Klimt and The Kiss is an exquisitely rich film that delves into the detail and passion surrounding Gustav Klimt’s iconic artwork, providing a fascinating portrait of the decadent Art Nouveau movement in which Klimt was renowned for and taking the viewer on a journey through the history behind one of the most reproduced paintings in the world.