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Symbolism- Easy explanation | know everything in

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Symbolism- Specific details

Symbolism art movement is the gathering of sculptors, young and experienced painters (Fernand Khnopff, Edward Burne-Jones, and Edvard Munch), architects, and writers.

In the philosophy and the history of art movements, Symbolism is an artistic, literary, and intellectual (due to Gustav Klimt & Edward Burne-Jones) art movement.

This art movement has given many famous artworks- “The Kiss,” “The Crying Spider,” and “The Yellow Christ.” And these paintings/artworks have been made by these Symbolism artists.

If you watch the beauty of “The Kiss” and “The Crying Spider.” You would get that SYMBOLISM is the spontaneous overflow of artistic feelings.




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Symbolism- 3 Frequently asked questions

  1. What are some of the unique characteristics of Symbolism?

History of SYMBOLISM is complicated, Symbolism promotes individual imagination, and its artists Fernand Khnopff, Edvard Munch, and Gustav Klimt are the pillar of this SYMBOLISM movement.

The artworks of this style are still in demand such as “The Kiss,” “The Yellow Christ,” and “The Crying Spider.”

There are very famous paintings such as – “The Kiss,” “The Death of the Gravedigger” and “The Yellow Christ.”  If you observe the artworks of Gustav Klimt, then you see the unique characteristic of it.

If you want to know the characteristic of SYMBOLISM, so go to our Symbolism characteristic article.

  1. Which are the best Symbolism websites and blogs?

There can be two answers: Content providers for SYMBOLISM movement and Artwork seller websites of Symbolism artists.

Content providers:- Well organized, useful content, a credible website for Symbolism content. It comes on second place for Symbolism content. It would give a glimpse of both aspects of the Symbolism movement Very informative, but if you are a student of Symbolism then you should select  Less informative but easy to use- ART & ARTISTS (Symbolism artist), EXHIBITIONS & EVENTS (Gustav Klimt exhibition), PLAN YOUR VISIT (To Symbolism galleries).

You would know these things in this article:- Precursors and origins, Symbolists and decadents & The Symbolist Manifesto.


Artwork seller websites:-

Artplode:- Created in 2014, Network in 40 countries, for Buy/sell Symbolism artwork/paintings. It lists all kind of Symbolism artwork/paintings.

Artfinder:- Founded in 2011, Network in 100 countries, a community of 10,000 Symbolism artists (so-called Symbolism artists), you would get many Symbolism artwork and paintings

Saatchi Art:- Sold it in 2014, its audience is vast (Including Symbolism lovers). Price varies ($500- $10,000), it has over 1 million (including Symbolism lovers) followers on social media.

Artnet:- Founded in 1989, it provides paid services (for Gustav Klimt, James Ensor, etc.) such as the Price Database, Art (Symbolism artworks) can be put up for auction on the site.

Society6:- is similar to Redbubble. You may order Symbolism artwork/painting, they sell Symbolism artwork on demand.

  1. What is the future of Symbolism?

Symbolism is an artistic art movement which was emerged in (1857), and the future of Symbolism is very bright because Symbolism artworks are in high demand.

We have discussed Characteristics of Symbolism, the importance of it, and the artworks of Symbolism artists are very commendable.

Some artists, such as Edward Burne-Jones, Edvard Munch, Fernand Khnopff, James Ensor, and Gustav Klimt. The artworks of these artists show the future of Symbolism. You may check it on our dedicated articles.

Thus, there is a saying that any movement (Symbolism movement) has its strength in its supporter. Supporters such as Fernand Khnopff, Edvard Munch, and Gustav Klimt who devoted their life for it.

That’s why; the future of Symbolism is bright.

Symbolism- Top 3 artists

Gustav Klimt
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James Ensor
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Fernand Khnopff
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Symbolism- Explanation of these artists

1st Gustav Klimt:- You can see the image of GUSTAV KLIMT, through it, you may imagine the relationship between SYMBOLISM and Gustav Klimt, topmost artwork of Gustav Klimt is- click to see artworks.

Notable works:- Judith II (1909) & The Blind Man 1896.

Qualification:- University of Munich (Austrian symbolist painter).

2nd James Ensor:- There is ample data on JAMES ENSOR; you may read a comparison of JAMES ENSOR with other artists, if you want to read more about JAMES ENSOR then click on the link.

Topmost artworks of James Ensor is-  click to see artworks.

Notable works:- The Rower, 1883 & Christ’s Entry Into Brussels in 1889.

Qualification:- Commander of the Order of Leopold (Belgian painter and printmaker).

3rd Fernand Khnopff:- This artist (Fernand Khnopff) of this art movement sometimes comes on the third place, topmost artworks of Fernand Khnopff is- click to see artworks. These artworks of Fernand Khnopff remain in high demand.

Notable works:- Portrait of Marguerite Khnopff (1887) & The Garden (1886).

Qualification:- Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Brussels (Belgian painter).

Symbolism- Short notes- 250 words

Realism: Realism is an art movement in which artists portray real and typical things and situations. The authentic, real and accurate depiction is the theme of this art. Read more

Conceptual art: Conceptualism is another name of Conceptual art, the conceptual art style is an art style in which the artist emphasizes on the idea and concept before depicting any painting. Read more

Cubism: In this art, the artist uses a sharp figure and vivid colours to make the paintings, drawings and depictions. Cubism is the art movement that was pioneered by Georges Braque and Pablo Picasso. Read more

Symbolism- Summary of this video

This video (On Symbolism) gives a basic idea about it (Symbolism art movement), Gustav Klimt along with  James Ensor,  and Fernand Khnopff is an artist of this art form who devoted life for the sake of its renaissance (Symbolism art movement renaissance).

This YouTube video demonstrates various aspects of Symbolism, such as Precursors and origins, Symbolists and decadents & The Symbolist Manifesto.

Thus, we see a connection with other art movements such as- Cubism, Realism, and momento2. If you want to know about these art movements- Type (Cubism, Conceptual art, and momento1 or any name+ on google, you will get information in a single click.

Although, there are many beautiful (Commercial version) artworks of SYMBOLISM.

And also, there are many artworks of Gustav Klimt + Symbolism also such as “The Yellow Christ”, “The Death of the Gravedigger” and “Bathing of a Red Horse.”

These paintings/artworks are very beautiful, and if you see “The Kiss,”  you will notice the deepness of its depiction.

 Another painting, such as “The Crying Spider,” is another example of art mastership. That’s why, perhaps, you would get different price (Selling price of Symbolism artwork) on every website.

And you would also get the answer to the following question:-

Question– What do you love and hate the most about Symbolism? – YouTube Summary.

This categorization has been done according to Wikipedia data:- (Symbolism + Gustav Klimt)

If you (As a/an Symbolism lover) find something wrong about Symbolism, you may contact us through our comment section.

Gustav Klimt is the artist of the Symbolism art movement, and this comparison has been made with these artists- Edward Burne-Jones, Gustav Klimt, Fernand Khnopff, Edvard Munch, and James Ensor.

Everything is available on this website: Search (Symbolism artist +, read and compare!

Top artists (5):-

Gustav Klimt

James Ensor

Fernand Khnopff

Edvard Munch

Edward Burne-Jones

Short Notes:-

Symbolism has given many artists such as Gustav Klimt, James Ensor, and Fernand Khnopff who devoted their whole life for the sake of Symbolism renaissance movement.

There are so many paintings related to Symbolism art movement such as “The Yellow Christ,” “The Death of the Gravedigger,” and “Bathing of a Red Horse.”

These paintings always attract Symbolism lovers. And if you are also a/an Symbolism lover, then you should check our- (Symbolism + James Ensor) article.

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