Oskar Kokoschka
Austria, 1886-1980
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High auction record
£3m, Sotheby's, 2017
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields
Selected exhibitions
2017
AESTHETICS OF CHANGE: 150 Years of the University of Applied Arts Vienna,
MAK – Austrian Museum of Applied Arts / Contemporary Art
2016
Pastures Green & Dark Satanic Mills: The British Passion for Landscape,
Princeton University Art Museum
2015
Flirting with Strangers – Encounters with Works from the Collection,
Belvedere 21

An artist, poet, and playwright, Oskar Kokoschka is known for his expressionistic portraits and landscapes. Throughout his life, Kokoschka was concerned with expressing human character and psychology through effects of color, formal distortion, and violent brushwork. Like Max Beckmann, he is considered a founding …

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