Art Documentary

Day:
Saturday
Date:
05/10/2013
Start:
14:30
End:
15:00
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, looking at 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.