09 juin 2009

Bonhams to Sell Painting by Artist Described by Hitler As "Degenerate"

‘the total sum of your work is like a painting of the whole world, as though you tried to embrace world, its cities, its people, its condition’. (Andrew Forge, 1962). Oscar Kokoschka, A view from Lindsay House looking towards Battersea, 1957 LONDON.- Oscar Kokoschka’s magnificent riverscape, `London, Chelsea Reach’, a view from Lindsay House looking towards Battersea was done when the artist was 71 years old in 1957 having fled Prague in 1938 to escape Hitler’s invading army. Bonhams are selling this picture (estimate at... [Lire la suite]
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