Wiener Konzerthaus

Herbert Boeckl – Oskar Kokoschka

Self-portrait in oils by Herbert Boeckl, the painter wears a blue shirt, short brown hair, all against a brown background
Herbert Boeckl: Selbstbildnis mit blauem Hemd, 1929, Albertina, Wien – Familiensammlung Haselsteiner | © Herbert-Boeckl-Nachlass, Wien
Self-portrait in oils by Herbert Boeckl, the painter wears a blue shirt, short brown hair, all against a brown background

The exhibition shows two of the most important Austrian Expressionist artists. More than 100 outstanding works on paper are presented, a selection from the rich holdings of the Albertina.

Oskar Kokoschka is one of the founding fathers of modernism, a world-famous artist with an international career. From as early as 1906/07, he created his main early expressionist works in Vienna, the vibrant capital of a great power. He moved to Germany and was already regarded as an important figure in contemporary painting in the 1920s.

Herbert Boeckl's oeuvre only began to unfold after the deaths of Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele (1918) and Kokoschka's move to Dresden (1919), although he was only eight years younger. He found completely different conditions and had to adapt to post-war Austria that was no more than a residual state. Early Expressionism was already history, as were the 'Brücke' and 'Der Blaue Reiter artists' groups. Boeckl's Expressionism, which became the leading artistic figure in Austria in the 1920s and 1930s, therefore had a different starting point. Although Boeckl and Kokoschka share a similar age and a long creative period (extending into the second half of the 20th century), they took very different paths.

Venue

Albertina modern

Karlsplatz 5
1010 Wien

Tickets & Info

Current Dates

  • Mon. 26 Feb 2024, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Tue. 27 Feb 2024, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Wed. 28 Feb 2024, 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Thu. 29 Feb 2024, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Fri. 01 Mar 2024, 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Sat. 02 Mar 2024, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Sun. 03 Mar 2024, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Mon. 04 Mar 2024, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Tue. 05 Mar 2024, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Wed. 06 Mar 2024, 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
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All Dates

February

  • Mon. 26 Feb 2024, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Tue. 27 Feb 2024, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Wed. 28 Feb 2024, 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Thu. 29 Feb 2024, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

March

  • Fri. 01 Mar 2024, 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Sat. 02 Mar 2024, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Sun. 03 Mar 2024, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Mon. 04 Mar 2024, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Tue. 05 Mar 2024, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Wed. 06 Mar 2024, 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Thu. 07 Mar 2024, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Fri. 08 Mar 2024, 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Sat. 09 Mar 2024, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Sun. 10 Mar 2024, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Mon. 11 Mar 2024, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Tue. 12 Mar 2024, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Wed. 13 Mar 2024, 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Thu. 14 Mar 2024, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Fri. 15 Mar 2024, 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Sat. 16 Mar 2024, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Sun. 17 Mar 2024, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
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