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Modern Couples: Beloved Muse – Emilie Flöge

performed by Maxi Blaha

Modern Couples: Beloved Muse – Emilie Flöge

Acclaimed Viennese actor Maxi Blaha presents a solo performance exploring the life of Emilie Flöge, the companion and muse of Gustav Klimt.

Emilie Flöge (1874-1952), reformist fashion designer and one of the Flöge Sisters ran a hugely successful fashion salon; she was also life companion to Gustav Klimt and an integral part of Vienna’s cultural scene. Those are the facts, but who was Emilie Flöge really? Beloved Muse re-imagines the part of Emilie’s life that she deliberately burnt, and rescues a radical and extraordinary woman from the ashes.

Written by Penny Black, this piece imagines the life and loves of an extraordinary woman.

Book your ticket to this talk with your Modern Couples exhibition ticket and attend the talk for just £5. Discount applied at checkout.


Curator Jane Alison & Katy Hessel on Modern Couples

Curator Jane Alison and Katy Hessel (from The Great Women Artists) discuss some of creative and romantic couples featured in our exhibition 'Modern Couples: Art, Intimacy and the Avant-garde'.

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