The Art of Egon Schiele: Angst, Frustration, and Intellectual Hysteria

Painting "Death and the Maiden" (1915) by Egon Schiele | Image source:

From portraits of naked bodies twisted in often uncomfortable positions to disturbing self-portraits, Austrian painter Egon Schiele is remembered for his work that exuded raw sexuality, anguish, and narcissism. Born in 1890 in Tulin, Lower Austria, Schiele grew up a shy, strange child who did poorly in school and exhibited troubling behavior at home due […]