Oswald Oberhuber is confirmed dead at the age of 88.
Oswald was best known as a Austrian sculptor and painter.
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Artist Oswald Oberhuber, Key Figure of Austria’s Art Scene, Is Dead at 88 #art #artwork #artsy
Austrian artist,critic,educator&gallerist Oswald Oberhuber has died.A long-time teacher,exhib organizer&rector at t…
Oswald Oberhuber
Born1 February 1931
Died17 January 2020(2020-01-17) (aged 88)
NationalityAustrian
OccupationArtist
Oswald Oberhuber (1 February 1931 – 17 January 2020) was an Austrian painter, sculptor, and graphic artist.
Biography
Oberhuber learned sculpture at the Federal Trade School in Innsbruck. He also studied at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna and the State Academy of Fine Arts Stuttgart. In 1972, Oberhuber represented Austria at the Venice Biennale. The following year, he became a professor at the University of Applied Arts Vienna, where he worked until his retirement in 1998. The State Academy of Fine Arts Stuttgart recognized Oberhuber as an honorary member in 1982..
Awards
Vienna Fine Arts Prize (1978)
Tyrolean State Arts Prize (1990)
Austrian State Prize (1990)
Cross of the Decoration of Honour for Services to the Republic of Austria (2004)
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