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Oskar Kokoschka’s The Dreaming Youths

Part 11: Bearers of Dreams

Sigmund Freud’s Interpretation of Dreams, first published in 1900, was widely read in intellectual circles in Vienna, and had a strong impact on Kokoschka’s art and writing. His fascination with dreams, fantasy and the subconscious is explored here, as four figures sleep in a magical landscape populated by bizarre figures and animals.

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