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Phantastischer Realismus Wiener Schule

This movement which is especially well-known in Austria had its beginnings in the 1950s in the course of the association of five like-minded Viennese painters who dedicated themselves to a surrealistic manner of representation and a mysterious and often cryptic imagery.

Among the founders of the Vienna School of Fantastic Realism were the late Ernst Fuchs, as well as Arik Brauer, Rudolf Hausner, Wolfgang Hutter and Anton Lehmden. Art-scene's feature on "The Vienna School of Fantastic Realism" is dedicated to these artists and their works.

 

NEWS:

- Fantastic Realism - The Viennese version of Surrealism

Provides an overview of the movement's history and beginnings... Continue reading

 

- Obituary for a universal genius - On the death of Austrian painter Ernst Fuchs

Fuchs’ compositions seemed kitschy in their colorfulness with a touch of Mannerism and depicted mysterious representations which irritated his contemporaries. The public marveled at his fantastic pictorial worlds, but the self-proclaimed prince of painters often met with disapproval, too... Continue reading

 

- Rudolf Hausner - fantastic realist and psychoanalytic painter

Although the late Ernst Fuchs probably appealed the strongest to the crowd and to his fellow-artists, it is actually another representative of the Vienna School of Fantastic Realism who provides the most eye-opening clues into this art movement: Rudolf Hausner, who was born in Vienna in 1914... Continue reading

 

VIDEOS:

- Wiener Schule des Phantastischen Realismus - im Gespräch mit Brauer, Fuchs, Hutter und Lehmden

- Elfi's Talk im Kulturzentrum Palais Palaffy mit dem Gast Prof. Ernst Fuchs

- Die Fuchs-Vills in Wien Hütteldorf

- Fantastic Realism Painters

- Arik Brauer Gesamt.Kunst.Werk im Wiener Leopold Museum

 

 

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