dead: 9.11.2015 in Wien
The representative of the "Viennese School of Fantastic Realism" he studied since 1945 at the Viennese Academy and from 1946 until 1950 with Albert Gütersloh.
He developed out of an electrical manner-oriented style a personal, inspired by mythological cabalistic thoughts and imagination and is regarded as one of the most important promoters of the Viennese School of Fantastic Realism.
Myth, cosmos, Old Testament, Christian teaching of salvation, demonic threat are represented in the pictures.
In 1946 he created his great first published work in the technique of linocuts called "The Cataklysmen," that has appeared in a limited edition.
1948 determines his etchings with a precision akin to the old masters his graphic first published work.
The 'pressure-graphics' serve especially as a medium to cover subjects in a cyclic way: "The green closed message," 1967 (eight etchings to dream figures), biblical pictures followed "Samson," 1960-64, and "Esther," 1964 until 1967, "Seven sayings and pictures of the Sphinx," 1964-67.