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Many thanks to Christian Bauer of the State Gallery of Lower Austria and Katharina Erling of the Kokoschka catalogue raisonné project for supplying this information. Oskar Reichel was an admirer, collector, and patron of Kokoschka's work. Natter, Die Welt von Klimt, Schiele und Kokoschka: Sammler und Mäzene (Cologne, 2003), 254, suggests he acquired the painting around 1914/1915. Reichel's collection by Paul Westheim in Das Kunstblatt 1 (1917), p.  On February 1, 1939, Reichel transferred the painting--along with four other Kokoschka paintings--to the dealer Otto Kallir, who at that time ran the Galerie St. Kallir exhibited it in Paris that spring and brought it to the United States later that year.
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“It should be all about the coffee and not about the body,” he argues.
“Having frequented at least one time in each of these shops, just to see what the consumer is subjected to, we’re talking about three stickers strategically placed – and I’ll leave it up to everybody else’s imagination as to where those stickers are placed.” “I don’t want to pound on the ‘It’s for the children’ argument, but that is what it’s all about,” Fagan adds.
Kokoschka’s bold brushwork and Expressionist style were influenced not only by van Gogh but by the sixteenth-century Spanish painter El Greco, whose work Kokoschka greatly admired. Probably about 1914/1915, acquired Oskar Reichel (b. 1943), Vienna [see note 2]; February, 1939, transferred by Reichel to Otto Kallir (b. Etienne, New York, to the Nierendorf Gallery, New York; 1945, sold by Nierendorf to Silberman Galleries, New York; 1947/1948, probably sold by Silberman to Sarah Reed (Mrs. by 1972), Grand Rapids, Portland, Oregon and Santa Barbara; 1973, bequest of Sarah Reed Platt to the MFA.
Painted in Vienna in the years just prior to World War I, Two Nudes is a self-portrait of Kokoschka with Alma Mahler, a symbolic testimonial to the artist’s tumultuous affair with the widow of the great composer Gustav Mahler.Kokoschka’s haunted expression and the ambiguous poses of the two lovers—who seem both to embrace and to move past each other—reflect a complex and tormented relationship. Etienne, Paris and New York [see note 3]; 1945, sold by Galerie St.
“The problem wasn’t as much what they saw, it was having to explain to my 8-, 7- and 5-year-old kids why there are women without shirts on serving coffee and why there are men in line to get this coffee,” Spokane resident Kimberly Curry tells Zagat about happening upon a shop manned by bikini baristas. Music Festival For 30 years, the Reel Music Film Festival has presented movies about music and musicians of every genre and era.Spanning several weeks, the Northwest Film Center festival often features live appearances by musicians and filmmakers.For a full search of Portland area events, check out Travel Portland’s updated calendar at calendar. You won’t want to miss Chocolate Fest, a weekend dedicated to sampling and savoring everything from artisan truffles to drinking chocolate from more than 80 exhibitors at the Oregon Convention Center. City Rollers Roller Derby Portland’s all-female flat-track roller derby league, the Rose City Rollers, holds local and national bouts at the historic Oaks Park rink in Southeast Portland from January to June.After Hauer’s death in 1914, the painting was listed in an inventory of his estate as the Dancing Nude Couple (“Akt Tanzender Paar”).