Her­bert ALBRECHT was born on Feb­ru­ary 7, 1927 in Au-Rehmen in Bre­genz. From 1941 he stud­ied at the Kun­st­gewerbeschule in Inns­bruck (sculp­ture class with Hans Pon­tiller). In 1949 he began study­ing at the Acad­e­my of Fine Arts in Vien­na. He attends Franz Santifaller’s sculpt­ing class and Her­bert Boeckl’s evening act. In 1951 Her­bert Albrecht switched to Fritz Wotruba’s sculpt­ing class, which he attend­ed until he grad­u­at­ed in 1955. Her­bert Albrecht returned to Vorarl­berg after com­plet­ing his stud­ies. The por­tal sculp­ture for the Abbey of Mehrerau was cre­at­ed in the ear­ly 1960s and Albrecht began work­ing on his “series of heads”. From 1964 the artist reg­u­lar­ly took part in exhi­bi­tions and exhi­bi­tions at home and abroad. Her­bert Albrecht has received numer­ous hon­ors and awards, includ­ing the Hugo von Mont­fort Prize (1961), the Theodor-Körn­er Prize (1967), the Sil­ver Medal of Hon­or of the State of Vorarl­berg (1986) and the Inter­na­tion­al Art Prize of the State of Vorarl­berg (1987). Her­bert Albrecht uses the clas­sic sculp­tur­al mate­ri­als, stone and bronze. His artis­tic inter­est is in the human fig­ure, the stand­ing, the seat­ed per­son, espe­cial­ly the head. In 1997 he made the tomb­stone for Elias Canet­ti in Zurich. In 1999 the set was cre­at­ed in Mehrerau as part of the Bre­genz Fes­ti­val. In 2017, the Kun­sthis­torisches Muse­um in Vien­na, in coop­er­a­tion with the vorarl­berg muse­um in Bre­genz, ded­i­cat­ed an exhi­bi­tion in the rooms of the Antiken­samm­lung to the artist’s 90th birth­day. Her­bert Albrecht lives in Wolfurt.
1986 – first par­tic­i­pa­tion in an exhi­bi­tion, 1992 – first solo exhi­bi­tion in the gallery Welz.

 

Her­bert ALBRECHT was born on Feb­ru­ary 7, 1927 in Au-Rehmen in Bre­genz. From 1941 he stud­ied at the Kun­st­gewerbeschule in Inns­bruck (sculp­ture class with Hans Pon­tiller). In 1949 he began study­ing at the Acad­e­my of Fine Arts in Vien­na. He attends Franz Santifaller’s sculpt­ing class and Her­bert Boeckl’s evening act. In 1951 Her­bert Albrecht switched to Fritz Wotruba’s sculpt­ing class, which he attend­ed until he grad­u­at­ed in 1955. Her­bert Albrecht returned to Vorarl­berg after com­plet­ing his stud­ies. The por­tal sculp­ture for the Abbey of Mehrerau was cre­at­ed in the ear­ly 1960s and Albrecht began work­ing on his “series of heads”. From 1964 the artist reg­u­lar­ly took part in exhi­bi­tions and exhi­bi­tions at home and abroad. Her­bert Albrecht has received numer­ous hon­ors and awards, includ­ing the Hugo von Mont­fort Prize (1961), the Theodor-Körn­er Prize (1967), the Sil­ver Medal of Hon­or of the State of Vorarl­berg (1986) and the Inter­na­tion­al Art Prize of the State of Vorarl­berg (1987). Her­bert Albrecht uses the clas­sic sculp­tur­al mate­ri­als, stone and bronze. His artis­tic inter­est is in the human fig­ure, the stand­ing, the seat­ed per­son, espe­cial­ly the head. In 1997 he made the tomb­stone for Elias Canet­ti in Zurich. In 1999 the set was cre­at­ed in Mehrerau as part of the Bre­genz Fes­ti­val. In 2017, the Kun­sthis­torisches Muse­um in Vien­na, in coop­er­a­tion with the vorarl­berg muse­um in Bre­genz, ded­i­cat­ed an exhi­bi­tion in the rooms of the Antiken­samm­lung to the artist’s 90th birth­day. Her­bert Albrecht lives in Wolfurt.
1986 – first par­tic­i­pa­tion in an exhi­bi­tion, 1992 – first solo exhi­bi­tion in the gallery Welz.

 


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