Oskar Kokoschka, The red egg
© Foto: National Gallery in Prague, 2018, © Fondation Oskar Kokoschka/ Bildrecht, Wien, 2018

Kokoschka – retrospective for a rebel

As one of the foremost pioneers of Expressionism, Kokoschka (1886-1980) produced paintings that offered a stark contrast to the prevailing Art Nouveau style of the early 20th century. This enfant terrible campaigned throughout his lifetime for the recognition of figurative art, becoming a role model for subsequent generations of artists. 

Out of line

The Leopold Museum honors the eternal rebel with a retrospective that follows his creative work on a journey across Europe. His artistic path took him from Vienna and Dresden to Prague and London, settling finally in Villeneuve, Switzerland. The exhibition presents over 250 works selected from right across Kokoschka’s different creative phases, including major loans from international museums and collections. His political allegories and provocative posters exemplify Kokoschka’s activities as “homo politicus,” who remained a “wild one” right to the end.

Oskar Kokoschka, Expressionist. Migrant. European. 

April 6 - July 8, 2019

Leopold Museum

Museumsplatz 1 , 1070 Wien
  • Prices

  • Opening times

    • Mo, 10:00 - 18:00
    • We, 10:00 - 18:00
    • Th, 10:00 - 21:00
    • Fr - Su, 10:00 - 18:00
    • Open daily from June to August
  • Accessibility

    • Main entrance
      • no steps (Double swinging doors )
    • Car parks Main entrance
      • 4 Parking spaces for people with disabilities
    • Elevator available
      • 89 cm wide and 210 cm low , Door 90 cm wide
    • Further information
      • Wheelchair accessible restroom available.
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      Main entrance, access to all exhibition rooms and restaurant/café: no steps.

      4 parking spaces for visitors with disabilities in the MuseumsQuartier area.

      6 free parking spaces for visitors with special needs on the premises (access: Burggasse / Volkstheater) with proper identification and 4 parking spaces for visitors with special needs in the parking garage (basement level 2 next to elevator, access: main entrance Museumsplatz).

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