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Oskar Kokoschka

1886 - 1980

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Oskar Kokoschka (1 March 1886 – 22 February 1980) was an Austrian artist, poet, playwright, and teacher best known for his intense expressionistic portraits and landscapes, as well as his theories on vision that influenced the Viennese Expressionist movement. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Oskar Kokoschka has received more than 691,550 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 47 in 2019). Oskar Kokoschka is the 102nd most popular painter (down from 99th in 2019), the 75th most popular biography from Austria (down from 71st in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Austrian Painter.

Oskar Kokoschka was an Austrian artist who is most famous for his paintings of people.

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Among painters, Oskar Kokoschka ranks 102 out of 1,421Before him are Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, Duccio, Sofonisba Anguissola, Canaletto, William-Adolphe Bouguereau, and Hans Memling. After him are Georges de La Tour, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Guido Reni, Yayoi Kusama, Tamara de Lempicka, and Ivan Aivazovsky.

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Among people born in 1886, Oskar Kokoschka ranks 6Before him are David Ben-Gurion, Diego Rivera, Alfonso XIII of Spain, Robert Schuman, and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. After him are Sergey Kirov, Béla Kun, Jean Arp, Marc Bloch, Manne Siegbahn, and Karl Barth. Among people deceased in 1980, Oskar Kokoschka ranks 14Before him are Erich Fromm, Roland Barthes, Steve McQueen, Bon Scott, Jesse Owens, and Colonel Sanders. After him are Henry Miller, Tamara de Lempicka, Joe Dassin, Marshall McLuhan, Romain Gary, and Peter Sellers.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Oskar Kokoschka ranks 75 out of 1,237Before him are Archduke Karl Ludwig of Austria (1833), Melanie Klein (1882), Pope Gregory V (972), Maria Anna Mozart (1751), Ferdinand I of Bulgaria (1861), and Anna Freud (1895). After him are Alban Berg (1885), Christoph Waltz (1956), Heinrich Harrer (1912), Robert Musil (1880), Otto Wagner (1841), and Kurt Waldheim (1918).

Among PAINTERS In Austria

Among painters born in Austria, Oskar Kokoschka ranks 3Before him are Gustav Klimt (1862) and Egon Schiele (1890). After him are Angela Hitler (1883), Koloman Moser (1868), Hans Makart (1840), Raoul Hausmann (1886), Ferdinand Georg Waldmüller (1793), Peter Fendi (1796), Friedrich von Amerling (1803), Wolf Huber (1485), and Joseph Anton Koch (1768).