Oppenheimer und Kokoschka

Max Oppenheimer (MOPP) (1885–1954) :: Moderne Galerie Theatiner-Maffeistr. Max Oppenheimer (Exhibition Poster), 1911
Max Oppenheimer (MOPP) (1885–1954) :: Moderne Galerie Theatiner-Maffeistr. Max Oppenheimer (Exhibition Poster), 1911 MoMA

Oppenheimer, who had begun signing works MOPP by 1911, was initially friendly with both (Oskar) Kokoschka and (Egon) Schiele. But this poster, which he designed for his first Munich exhibition, brought accusations of plagiarism from Kokoschka, who found its subject—a gaunt, naked self-portrait figure bleeding from a chest wound—too close to his own agonized poster of a year earlier (images below). | quoted from MoMA

Oskar Kokoschka :: Self-Portrait, Hand on Chest (Selbstbildnis, Hand auf der Brust), 1910. Das druckgrafische Werk im Kontext seiner Zeit @ Museum der Moderne Salzburg © Fondation Oskar Kokoschka and Museum of Fine Arts Budapest; also Art Institute Chicago
Oskar Kokoschka :: Self-Portrait, Hand on Chest (Selbstbildnis, Hand auf der Brust), 1910. Das druckgrafische Werk im Kontext seiner Zeit @ Museum der Moderne Salzburg © Fondation Oskar Kokoschka and Museum of Fine Arts Budapest; also Art Institute Chicago
Oskar Kokoschka :: Self-Portrait, Hand on Chest (Selbstbildnis, Hand auf der Brust), 1911. Poster for a conference at the Akademischer Verband für Literatur und Musik, Jänner 1911. Leopold Museum and MoMA: German Expressionism Project
Oskar Kokoschka :: Self-Portrait, Hand on Chest (Selbstbildnis, Hand auf der Brust), 1911. Poster for a conference at the Akademischer Verband für Literatur und Musik, Jänner 1911. Leopold Museum and MoMA: German Expressionism Project

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