Art Documentary

Day:
Wednesday
Date:
14/08/2013
Start:
11:30
End:
12:00
Event type:
Film
Location:
Lecture Theatre
Admission:
Free

Baroque Room 12, c.1930.

Free screening of a documentary about Oskar Kokoschka's 'The Tempest' . No booking necessary.

Part of the BBC documentary series, Masterpieces of Vienna, about Vienna's cultural artefacts. This documentary looks at Oskar Kokoschka's expressionist masterpiece The Tempest, the product of a passionate love affair between the impoverished Viennese artist and a wealthy, older woman. The film tells the extraordinary story of their relationship and the bizarre behaviour it inspired from the rebellious Kokoschka.

Duration: 30 minutes.