Oskar Kokokoschka Bride Of The Wind

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Oskar Kokoschka, a poet, artist and playwright, is known for his expressionistic portraits and landscapes. Kokoschka was concerned with expressing human character and psychology through effects of color, formal distortion, and violent brushwork throughout his life. He and Max Beckmann were both concerned as a founding leader of Expressionism, but both parties maintained some independence from the movement. Kokoschka, different than other, rejected the term as a description of his work and maintained that his practice adhered to traditional themes and values. The Bride of the Wind is his most important work, where he celebrated for his dark and emotionally turbulent figurative painting to its extreme. It is a mediation on his affair with Alma
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