Exhibition Still breaking boundaries
× You can read 19 more articles this month Please help support the Morning Star by subscribing here PRECOCIOUS, fiercely ambitious and armed with a remarkable talent for drawing, Egon Schiele (1890-1918) achieved early critical success, lived fast and died young.
Son of the station master of the Austrian town of Tulln, Schiele was accepted two years early by Viennaâs most prestigious art academy, aged just 16. He participated in his first group exhibition two years later and had an enthusiastic following by 1909.
Egon Schiele, Group of Three Girls, 1911 He threw himself into the Viennese... read more
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