Oskar Kokoschka

1886–1980

Biography

Oskar Kokoschka (1 March 1886 – 22 February 1980) was an Austrian artist, poet, playwright, and teacher best known for his intense expressionistic portraits and landscapes, as well as his theories on vision that influenced the Viennese Expressionist movement.

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Artworks

Artist as subject

Features

  • Tate Etc

    In Focus: Émigré Artists

    Monica Bohm-Duchen

    Amid the continuing refugee crisis across Europe and rise of right-wing politics, Monica Bohm-Duchen looks back at a time of …
  • Art Term

    Secession

    The breaking away of younger and more radical artists from an existing academy or art group to form a new …
  • Art Term

    Expressionism

    Expressionism refers to art in which the image of reality is distorted in order to make it expressive of the …
  • Tate Etc

    Secession

    Eleanora Louis

    Eleanora Louis looks at the history of the Vienna Secession.

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