At the Legion of Honor

The difference between a despicable regime and one that’s barely acceptable is often so slight that one is tempted not to see the difference.

One can’t help but notice, however, that Klimt’s best known, most recognizable paintings have other smaller paintings embedded in them, and when looked at this way are more understandable than previously understood.

 Gustav Klimt’s painting “The Kiss”, from the book “30,000 Years in Art“ (Phaidon, 2007).

Gustav Klimt’s painting “The Kiss”, from the book “30,000 Years in Art“ (Phaidon, 2007).