One of history's most renowned Art Nouveau painters Gustav Klimt is known for his decorative style paintings filled with erotic scenes. And considering all the subtle details in the paintings, these must've been quite a challenge to put on canvas.
The symbol is a unalome, a representation of the journey to reach enlightenment. The path starts in the centre of the spiral, and as you continue up or down this path you are wandering, becoming more conscious of your surroundings. When you reach the top