The life and work of Oskar Kokoschka (1886-1980) is a protest against monotony – the monotony of existence.
In his latest book the literary scholar and Professor of German Rüdiger Görner illustrates the fascinating and contradictory versatility of this epoch making multi-talented Austrian artist. The biography offers new and unexpected insights into the life of the famous and influential painter, poet and playwright.
As part of the Queen Mary Visual Cultures Forum series the author will talk about his publication and discuss the personal, artistic and political dimensions of Oskar Kokoschka with Dr Emilie Oléron Evans.
Followed by a Q&A.