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artist , writer

Oskar Kokoschka, Austrian artist, writer.

Background

Kokoschka, Oskar was born on March 1, 1886 in Pochlarn, Austria.

Education

Student, Vienna School Arts and Crafts. Doctor of Letters, Oxford University.

Career

Designer decorative cards and fans Wiener Werkstatte. Professor Dresden Academy, 1920. Went to Switzerland, 1909, then to Berlin.

Influenced by Expressionist movement. Traveled in England, Switzerland, France, Spain, Italy, North Africa, Near East, 1924-1931, then returned to Vienna, Prague, Czechoslovakia. Went to England, 1938-1958.

Visiting professor Boston University, 1948. Established International Summer School, Salzburg, Austria, 1953.

Works

  • painting

    • The Awakenings

    • Veronica's Veil

    • The Elbe at Dresden

    • The Dreaming Boys

    • Lovers with Cat

    • The Pagans

    • Portrait of the Composer Anton von Webern

    • Self-portrait (Fiesole)

    • Nude with Back Turned

    • Anschluß - Alice in Wonderland

    • Fear and Hope

    • Adele Astaire

    • Self-portrait with a brush up

    • Double Nude: Two Women

    • Augustus Bridge - Dresden

    • Dresden Neustadt

    • Self-Portrait

    • Self-Portrait with Hand by his face.

    • Princess Mechtilde Lichnowsky

    • Stockholm Harbour

    • Egon Wellesz

    • Charles Bridge

    • Knight Errant (Self-Portrait)

    • The Elbe Near Dresden

    • The Hunt

    • Crucifixion (Golgotha)

    • The Sleepers

    • Bodegón with Affair and Rabbit

    • The Power of Music

    • OK at Easel

    • Bessie Bruce

    • Children playing

    • Albert Ehrenstein

    • Portrait of Commerce Counselor Ebenstein

    • Sleeping Woman

    • View of Prague

    • Dragons over a Flame

    • Mother and Child

    • Polperro II

    • Portrait of Carl Moll

    • Robinson

    • Portrait of Lotte Franzos

    • View of Constantinople

    • The Sailboat

    • Emil Lowenbach

    • Standing Nude Old Man

    • Child with the hands of a parent

    • The Rejected Lover

    • The Supplicant

    • Self Portrait with Crossed Arms

    • Franz Hauer

    • A Girl with Flowers

    • Arnonld Schönberg

    • Illustration for 'Die Traumenden Knaben'

    • Hans Tietze and Erica Tietze-Conrat

    • Alma Mahler

    • Paul Scheebart

    • Orfeus and Euridice

    • The Morabito of Temacina

    • Arab Woman and Child

    • Bride of the Wind

    • Adolf Loos

    • Amsterdam

    • Portrait of Karl Kraus

    • Couples in Conversation

    • The Last Night

    • Poster Design for the Jubilee Procession of the Kaiser

    • Girl with a Yellow Headband

    • The red egg

    • Female nude seated on the ground

    • Still life with a slaughtered lamb

    • Gitta Wallerstein

    • Loreley

    • Dent du Midi

    • Venice - Boats on the Dogana

    • Two children

    • Venice Dogana

    • Traveler in a Thunderstorm

    • Ludwing Ritter von Janikowsky

    • Man and Woman on the Road to Death

    • Lyon

    • The so-called Savoyard boy

    • Portrait of a Young Girl

    • Self-Portrait with Doll

    • Pieta

    • Conte Verona

    • The Woman Leads the Man

    • Martha Hirsch

    • Self-portrait of a 'Degenerate Artist'

    • Flight into Egypt

    • Self-Portrait (bust with pen)

    • Two Nudes (Lovers)

    • Nude Girl Standing

    • The Annunciation

    • Cardinal della Costa

    • Girl with hands raised

    • The Distant Island

    • Dolomite Landscape: Tre Croci