Description of the artwork «Bride of the wind»
Publications about the artwork
Love story in paintings: Oskar Kokoschka, Alma Mahler and Olda Palkovská
Austrian artist Oskar Kokoschka was in love twice. His first relationship lasted for three years, and the second – 44. The first had hundreds of biographical and belles-lettres works (as well as articles in glossy magazines) written about, while the second one can boast only a few references. The first woman was older than Kokoschka, and the second one – much younger. He painted the first one…
Oskar Kokoschka: a large retrospective at the Kunsthaus Zürich in 2018
In 2018, the Kunsthaus Zürich will conduct a large retrospective of the Oskar Kokoschka’s oeuvre, spanning all major career phases of the leading Expressionist artist of the 20th century.
Dangerous ties: 7 high-profile sex scandals in painting
Passions often run high in the world of art. Many artists are temperamental and emotional, and various fans and critics closely watch their every move, almost leaving them no privacy. Sexual relationships are subject of heated discussions, any model turns into a mistress in the eyes of laymen, and even an ordinary portrait can become a reason for scandal.
Encyclopedia of Painting
You can hardly tell the exact day or year of the birth of Expressionism, which is usual for all powerful art movements. You cannot draw a border on the map and indicate the territory where Expressionism took its start and got stronger. Overall, it’s all roughly known. Except for one rock-solid spatiotemporal benchmark: Northern Europe on the eve of the First World War. Expressionism is an avant…