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Nationality/school
Austrian, English
obtained British citizenship in 1947; acquired Austrian citizenship in 1970(Nowak-Thaller/Kirsch 2008)
Born
Pöchlarn 1886-03-01
Deceased
Montreux 1980-02-22
Montreux or Villeneuve (Saur-index); died in the clinic of Montreux (Nowak-Thaller/Kirsch 2008)
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Education
Universität für angewandte Kunst (Wenen)
1904-1909
Kunstgewerbeschule (Wenen)
went to study here in 1904 (Nowak-Thaller/Kirsch 2008)
Fachschule für Zeichnen und Malerei (Wenen)
switched to the Fachschule at the invitation of Carl Otto Czeschkas; was sent away in 1909 at the insistence of the ministry by director Alfred Roller in connection with a scandal; then went on a trip with Adolf Loos to Switzerland (Nowak-Thaller/Kirsch 2008)
Active in
  • Wenen 1904
    since 1904; went to study at the Kunstgewerbeschule (Nowak-Thaller/Kirsch 2008)
  • Genève 1909 - 1910
    here, among other things, made landscapes and portraits of sanatorium patients; returned to Vienna in mid-March (Nowak-Thaller/Kirsch 2008)
  • Wenen 1910
  • Isonzo 1916
    Here was a painter at the front; was seriously injured and went to recover to sanatorium 'Weißer Hirsch' near Dresden where he made the works 'Die Freunde' and 'Die Auswanderer'; stayed in Dresden for the following seven years (Nowak-Thaller/Kirsch 2008)
  • Dresden 1916 - 1922
    ca. 1916-1922; worked alternately in Vienna (Nowak-Thaller/Kirsch 2008)
  • Europa 1923 - 1933
    traveled through Europe, Africa and the Middle East in the period 1923-1933; made cityscapes and landscapes here (Nowak-Thaller/Kirsch 2008)
  • Afrika 1923 - 1933
    in the period 1923-1933 (Nowak-Thaller/Kirsch 2008)
  • Midden-Oosten (regio) 1923 - 1933
    in the period 1923-1933 (Nowak-Thaller/Kirsch 2008)
  • Parijs 1923 - 1933
    stayed here for a longer period of time in the period 1923-1933 (Nowak-Thaller/Kirsch 2008)
  • Amsterdam 1925
    Kokoschka painted four Amsterdam cityscapes in 1925.
  • Nederland 1925
  • Scheveningen (Den Haag) 1925
  • Praag 1934 - 1938
    moved to Prague in 1934 (Nowak-Thaller/Kirsch 2008)
  • Londen (Engeland) 1938 - 1955
    emigrated after the occupation of Czechoslovakia by Hitler Germany to London; founded here with other German-speaking emigrants, including Kurt Schwitters, the 'Free German League of Culture'; emigrated to Villeneuve in 1955 (Nowak-Thaller/Kirsch 2008)
  • Polperro (Cornwall) 1939 - 1945
    in the period 1939-1945; made here several watercolors and paintings of his view from his house at sea; also made trips to Scotland (Nowak-Thaller/Kirsch 2008)
  • Schotland 1939 - 1945
    trips (Nowak-Thaller/Kirsch 2008)
  • Minneapolis (Minnesota) 1952
    worked here as a guest lecturer (Nowak-Thaller/Kirsch 2008)
  • Villeneuve (Zwitserland) 1955
    emigrated to Switzerland (Nowak-Thaller/Kirsch 2008)
  • Verenigde Staten van Amerika 1957 - 195
    trips (Nowak-Thaller/Kirsch 2008)
  • Marokko 1963 - 196
    made the cycle 'Marrakesch' here (Nowak-Thaller/Kirsch 2008)
  • Tunesië 1967 - 196
    made trips to Tunisia and Turkey (Nowak-Thaller/Kirsch 2008)
  • Turkije 1967 - 1969
    made trips to Tunisia and Turkey (Nowak-Thaller/Kirsch 2008)
Teacher at academy/university
Minneapolis School of Art (Minneapolis)
was hier in 1952 gastdocent
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Subjects
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Christian religious scene, mythology, figure, landscape (as genre), portrait, self-portrait, cityscape, still life, figure study (main subject)
Medium/technique
porcelain
Product
scenic design, relief
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Expressionism
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