Wolfgang Knorr

1945 Born in Breslau

1964-1966 Attended the Saxon Academy of the Arts under the tutelage of Prof. Bammes

1966-1971 Attended the University of Industrial Design Burg Giebichenstein in Halle/Saale, Diplom degree

1971-1985 Became a freelance sculptor in Dresden, Berlin and Potsdam, primarily in the area of architecture related art

1980-1984 Lectureship for Sculpture Design, School of Advertising and Design

1985 Relocation to Baden-Württemberg after applying for a relocation in 1983.

1988 Since then, he lives with his family in Rudersberg Lectureship for Artistic Craft Techniques Freie Kunstschule Nürtingen

"Wolfgang Knorr’s sculptural work can be classified under the category of 'Realism'. His works harbour a good dash of satire and pro- vocative humour, at times featuring enjoyable ease. In satirical style, he transfers our greatest needs into a joke, something absurd or a fairy-tale".

Exhibitions (selection):

1996 Landratsamt Aalen

2010 Kulturmühle Rechberghausen

2011 Kulturstiftung Abtsgmünd

Works in public space (selection):

1980 Grimmsche Märchenwand, Stadt Potsdam, Sportgymnasium

1989 Anton-Fürstenau-Denkmal, Stadt Herford

1991 Arche Noah, Stadt Bünde

1993 Arche Noah, Stadt Potsdam, Regierungspräsidium

1998 Reichsabtei-Denkmal, Stadt Herford

2001 Dr. Normann-Stele, Stadt Herford

2006 „Blauer Planet“, Marie-Schmalenbach-Haus in Herford

2008 Große Arche, Stadt Süßen


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