"I must see new things and investigate them. I want to taste dark water and see crackling trees and wild winds."
Egon Schiele (1890-1918)
Images in descending order: Boy With Hand to Face, 1910; Forest With Sunlight Clearing in the Background, 1907; Dead Mother, 1910; Autumn Trees, 1911; The Self Seers (Death and Man), 1911
Bare Tree Behind a Fence - Egon Schiele
I am for me and those to whom
the thirsty drunkenness for
freedom presents everything with me,
and for everyone as well, because everyone
I love as well, - love.
I am among the most noble
the most noble
and among those who requite
the ones who requites most
I am human, I love
death and love
(AND OF COURSE) Egon Schiele - Self Portrait as St.Sebastian for a poster of an exhibition for his work 1914/15
Ever since the Renaissance, people have believed that the arrows have symbolised the artist’s brushes, and has conveyed the message through artists that “every painter paints himself”. The tip of Schiele’s arrow’s are very unusual, and none have pierced his skin, as if they are bouncing off his body- perhaps to indicate the softness of the brush.