Sunday , May 9 2021

Preview – Egon Schiele: Dangerous Desire

This program looks at the brief life of Austrian painters whose work surprised the world.

After dying a century ago due to Spanish flu, Egon Schiele is famous for his nakedness, which to this day has led to debate about whether he exploited or empowered his models. Showing the contributions of famous fans of his work, there is also a dance-based reconstruction of his work on display.

Egon Schiele: Dangerous Desire is on BBC Two at 21.00.

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