Historical, Culturally Diverse, Standards-Based Art Lessons to Inspire Young Artists

About the Artist

Gustav Klimt (1862-1918)
The golden, sparkling portraits and landscapes of Austrian Gustav Klimt are introduced in Meet the Masters. Students investigate his use of jewels, mirrors, gold, and silver to create his Golden Style of the early 1900s. His most famous masterpiece is “The Kiss,” known throughout the world.




Gold Leaf, Oil





Student Gallery

Gustav Klimt Curriculum & Art Projects for Kids

Art Elements Taught


Art Activity Emphasis

Metal Embossing, Decoration

Student Art Supplies

Foil Sheets, Foam Pads, Embossing Pencils

Vocabulary Learned

decorate, landscape, pattern, portrait, shape, texture

This artist unit is part of Track E along with six other artists.  All tracks include:


  • Implementation guide to manage scheduling, volunteers & communication
  • Multi-level, age-appropriate curriculum for all seven artists in this track
  • Engaging PowerPoint visuals that include vocabulary, art concepts & music
  • Timed, illustrated & scripted lessons perfect for teachers or volunteers
  • Hands-on technique worksheets, art project details, art prints, games & props
    *Art supplies and teacher/volunteer training DVDs can be added to your order.

The below artists are part of Track E. Save more with a track purchase & teach all year long.

Student Artwork

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For over 30 years, teachers, parents and volunteers all over the country have used Meet The Masters to provide art education that students love. Distance Learning is now available. Get more info, pricing and see our sneak peek video.

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