Max Oppenheimer (MOPP). Moderne Galerie Theatiner-Maffeistr. Max Oppenheimer (Exhibition Poster). 1911

Max Oppenheimer (MOPP) Moderne Galerie Theatiner-Maffeistr. Max Oppenheimer (Exhibition Poster) 1911

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Oppenheimer, who had begun signing works MOPP by 1911, was initially friendly with both Kokoschka and 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.

Gallery label from German Expressionism: The Graphic Impulse, March 27–July 11, 2011.
Medium
Lithograph
Dimensions
48 1/4 x 35 5/8" (122.5 x 90.5 cm)
Publisher
Galerie Thannhauser, Munich
Printer
Graphische Kunstanstalt J.G. Velisch, Munich
Credit
Gift of The Lauder Foundation, Leonard and Evelyn Lauder Fund
Object number
804.1983
Department
Architecture and Design

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