Friedrich HUNDERTWASSER |
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Austria 1928 - 2000
"Its everything there for being happy on earth - we have snow and a new morning every day, we have trees and rain, hope and dreams, we are rich"
F. Hundertwasser 1981 in München
Friedensreich Hundertwasser, (Born 1928, Vienna, Austria. Died Febr 19 2000) is considered to be one of the most important artists to have emerged from Europe since the end of World War II. His pursuit to express his philosophies concerning the environment and a reform to architecture afforded him a style of creativity that remains unaligned with any major art movement.
Although born in Austria, Hundertwasser's influences span the globe as he traveled and lived not only throughout Europe but also in Africa and the South Pacific. Austria will always be considered the primary foundation for the artist as it is home to the Hundertwasser museum (Museum Kunst Haus Wein) as well as for many of his most notable architectural projects. One of these projects is the famous Hundertwasser haus which, along with the before mentioned museum, draws thousands of people to Vienna each year.
As a painter and an architect, Hundertwasser rejected the "straight line" in any ...
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