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“I wanted to create a different environment for myself. That is what took me from the two-dimensional to the three-dimensional. As a fourth dimension I imagined a world in which one is not merely a representation, but in which one can live. That would be the fourth dimension for me. A three-dimensional space in which I then am or another is and where I encounter another.”

Born 16 February 1947, Vienna
Died 25 July 2012, Vienna

1970 Beginning of artistic activity
1977–82 Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, under Bruno Gironcoli
1992/93 Teaching position at the Städelschule, Frankfurt a. M.
   
1986 Otto Mauer Prize, Vienna
1993 Sculpture Prize of the EA-Generali Foundation, Vienna
1998 Wolfgang Hahn Prize of the Gesellschaft für Moderne Kunst, Museum Ludwig, Cologne
2011 Golden Lion, 54th Biennale di Venezia, Venice
Austrian Decoration for Science and Art

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