Ernst Ludwig Kirchner & Oskar Kokoschka / herausgegeben von Régine Bonnefoit und Thorsten Sadowsky ; AutorInnen, Régine Bonnefoit [and three others].
- Other Title:
- Ernst Ludwig Kirchner und Oskar Kokoschka
- Davos : Kirchner Museum ; Heidelberg : Kehrer, c2018.
263 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), portraits ; 28 cm
- Kirchner, Ernst Ludwig, 1880-1938 -- Exhibitions.
Kokoschka, Oskar, 1886-1980 -- Exhibitions.
Kirchner, Ernst Ludwig, 1880-1938
Kokoschka, Oskar, 1886-1980.
Expressionism (Art) -- Germany -- Exhibitions.
Expressionism (Art) -- Austria -- Exhibitions.
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- Exhibitions.
- Exhibition catalogs.
- "For the first time Ernst Ludwig Kirchner (1880-1938) and Oskar Kokoschka (1886-1980), the protagonists of German and Austrian Expressionism, are presented side by side in an exhibition. Several points of intersection exist between the biographies of both artists: the Secession style, or Art nouveau, of their artistic beginnings; the places in which they were active, such as Berlin and Dresden; and their stigmatisation as 'degenerate artists' by the Nazis in 1937. To underpin their reputations as pioneers of expressionist art, both Kirchner and Kokoschka sought to pre-date their early works. Both artists shaped and controlled their public image throughout their lives. Kokoschka generously provided his early biographers with pre-selected information about his life and work on condition that said information was adopted verbatim. Kirchner invented a fictitious French art expert under the pen name Louis de Marsalle and tried to influence the reception of his work in this way"--Publisher's website.
- Catalog of an exhibition held at Kirchner Museum, Davos, November 19, 2017 - April 22, 2018.
Includes bibliographical references.
- Local notes:
- Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Perkins Architectural Rare Book Fund.
- Kokoschka, Oskar, 1886-1980, artist.
Bonnefoit, Régine, editor, writer of added commentary.
Sadowsky, Thorsten, editor, writer of added commentary.
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner Museum, host institution.
Perkins Architectural Rare Book Fund.
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