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Oskar Kokoschka is Stupid by Bob & Roberta Smith

Oskar Kokoschka is Stupid by Bob & Roberta Smith
Accession Code: wu0846
Title: Oskar Kokoschka is Stupid
Date completed: 2001
Medium: Painting
Location Name: Picture Store
Location Floor: 0

This and the other four works in the collection are from a series in which Bob and Roberta Smith said he was “kind of undermining that idea of the hero artist, but also kind of admiring his achievements”. The appearance and layout reflect traditional signwriting but with a casual, freehand style which helps to undermine any risk of pretentiousness in conceptual art.