Prader has recreated Klimt's most icon work using live models as her subjects. The photographic series has been created for this year's annual Viennese Secessionist-themed Life Ball, which raises money and awareness in the fight against HIV and AIDS.

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Gery Kesler of the Life Ball, commented: "Breaking out of old ways and advancing one's own individuality and self-determination; this was the core idea of the Viennese Secessionists.''

"The values of the avant-garde movement thus form a wonderful metaphor for the Life Ball, which has fought from its inception both for active steps towards health and for a conscious confrontation with and the overcoming of social barriers, taboos and stigmas."

Prader has been inspired by Klimt's Golden Phase, from 1899-1910, which includes his most iconic work The Kiss, 1907-08.

The ethereal and dark undertones of Klimt's work lend themselves perfectly to these contemporary photographs, bringing Klimt into the 21st century.

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