Art: O.K.'s O.K.

Expressionism is not so much a school of art as of attitude: it requires the artist, while sober, to behave as if drunk. The damn-the-torpedoes dean of the school is Oskar Kokoschka, 69, who signs himself "O.K." and is proving very much O.K. in Salzburg this season. Kokoschka's sets for a festival performance of Mozart's Magic Flute were the hit of the show (TIME, Aug. 8), his summer art school in a fortress overlooking the city was going strong, and an exhibition of his last three years' work drew raves from the critics.

Kokoschka himself led the applause. Struggling to describe his...

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