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Meantime At the Chapel: Klimt and the Kiss – a film by Ali Ray

November 30, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

The Kiss by Gustav Klimt is one of the most recognised and reproduced paintings in the world. It is perhaps the most popular poster on student dorm walls from Beijing to Boston. 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 just who was the artist that created it? Delving into the details of real gold, decorative designs, symbolism and simmering erotica, a close study of the painting takes us to the remarkable turn of the century Vienna when a new world was battling with the old.
From Ali Ray, the director of ‘Frida Kahlo’ and ‘Mary Cassatt – Painting the Modern Woman’ comes a powerful, gripping, and passionate new film.

Running time: 90 minutes

Followed by Q&A

Tickets £10 + booking fee. To book email events@atthechapel.co.uk or call on 813 070

Details

Date:
November 30, 2023
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Website:
https://atthechapel.co.uk/events/klimt-and-the-kiss-a-film-directed-by-ali-ray

Organiser

At the Chapel
Phone
01749 814070
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Venue

At The Chapel
High Street
Bruton, BA10 0AE
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Phone
01749 814070
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