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Kunsthaus Zürich

Accompanying programme

Reflecting the rich diversity of Kokoschka’s life – his periods abroad, his plays, his friendships with literary figures and Dadaists and with Wilhelm Wartmann, the first director of the Kunsthaus Zürich – the programme accompanying the exhibition is extensive and multifaceted:

December 2018 – March 2019
Public guided tours in German take place at 6 p.m. on Wednesdays, 3 p.m. on Fridays and 11 a.m. on Sundays (with curator Cathérine Hug on 20 December at 6 p.m.). Guided tours in French on 26 January at 4 p.m. and in English on 12 January and 9 February, at 4 p.m.

January 2019
Screening of the film ‘Kokoschka: Leben und Werk’ (2017), by Michel Rodde. First screening in German-speaking Switzerland. Followed by a discussion (French/German) between director Michel Rodde and curator Cathérine Hug.
Saturday 12.1.2019, 11 a.m. (discussion from 12 p.m.)
KOSMOS cinema, Lagerstrasse 102, 8004 Zurich

Hermine Moos’s ‘Alma Mahler doll’ for Kokoschka
with curator Cathérine Hug and a performance sequence by the artists Talaya Schmid and Angela Walti.
Wednesday 16 January 2019, 6 p.m.–7 p.m. In German.

KOKOSCHKA / KRAUS / JURCZOK: Slam poet Jurczok1001 reacts to paintings and texts by Kokoschka and his writer friend Karl Kraus.
Thursday 24.1.2019, 6.30 p.m. – 7.45 p.m. In German.
Kunsthaus Zürich, Heimplatz 1, 8001 Zurich

‘Salon Dürrenmatt’ – Friedrich Dürrenmatt’s poem ‘To Oskar Kokoschka’ – an encounter between two artists. A discussion with Régine Bonnefoit (curator and professor, Université de Neuchâtel), Philipp Keel (publisher, Diogenes Verlag) and Peter Nobel (lawyer and executor). Introduced by Madeleine Betschart (Director of the Centre Dürrenmatt Neuchâtel, where the exhibition ‘Kokoschka – Dürrenmatt: Myth as Parable’ will be on show from 16 December until 31 March 2019) and moderated by Cathérine Hug (curator, Kunsthaus Zürich).
Thursday 31.1.2019, 8 p.m. – 9.15 p.m. In German.
Kunsthaus Zürich, Heimplatz 1, CH-8001 Zurich

February 2019
‘The panopticon of perversion. Kokoschka and the exhibition Entartete Kunst contextualized.’ Lecture by Bernadette Reinhold (Head of the Oskar Kokoschka Research Centre, Vienna), followed by a conversation between Bernadette Reinhold, Aglaja Kempf (curator of the Fondation Oskar Kokoschka, Vevey) and Cathérine Hug (curator, Kunsthaus Zürich),
Thursday 7.2.2019, 6.30 p.m. – 8 p.m. In German.
Swiss Institute for Art Research, Zollikerstrasse 32, 8008 Zurich

Presentation of the new Kokoschka biography by Rüdiger Görner (Professor of German with Comparative Literature, Queen Mary University of London). Followed by a conversation between the author and Jolanda Heller (doctoral student working on the literary oeuvre of Kokoschka, University of Zurich German Department), moderated by Cathérine Hug. In association with Paul Zsolnay Verlag, Vienna.
Thursday 21.2.2019, 6.30 p.m. – 7.45 p.m. In German.
Kunsthaus Zürich, Heimplatz 1, 8001 Zurich

‘Kokoschka and his Art Dealers’: A conversation between Walter Feilchenfeldt (co-editor of the online Kokoschka catalogue raisonné and board member of the Fondation Oskar Kokoschka, Vevey) and Juri Steiner (art historian and curator).
Wednesday 27.2.2019, 8 p.m. – 9.15 p.m. In German.
Auditorium of the Kunsthaus Zürich, Heimplatz 1, 8001 Zurich

Oskar Kokoschka, Self-Portrait with Crossed
Arms, 1923, oil on canvas, 110 x 70 cm,
Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz, loan,
photo: © Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz /
PUNCTUM / Bertram Kober, © Fondation
Oskar Kokoschka / 2018 ProLitteris, Zurich
Oskar Kokoschka, Matterhorn II, 1947,
oil on canvas, 90 x 120 cm,
private collection Switzerland,
© Fondation Oskar Kokoschka /
2018 ProLitteris, Zurich
Oskar Kokoschka, Matterhorn II, 1947,
oil on canvas, 90 x 120 cm,
private collection Switzerland,
© Fondation Oskar Kokoschka /
2018 ProLitteris, Zurich
Oskar Kokoschka, Flute Player and Bats
(Wiener Werkstätte postcard no. 73), 1907,
Colour lithography, 14 x 9 cm,
Albertina, Wien, © Fondation Oskar 
Kokoschka / 2018 ProLitteris, Zurich
Oskar Kokoschka, Flute Player and Bats
(Wiener Werkstätte postcard no. 73), 1907,
Colour lithography, 14 x 9 cm,
Albertina, Wien, © Fondation Oskar
Kokoschka / 2018 ProLitteris, Zurich