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Wieland Martin Foerster

Wieland Martin Foerster, German sculptor, graphic artist, author. Recipient Kollwitz Art prize, E.Ger., 1974, Heinrich-vonKleist prize, 1977, National prize, 1976, 83. Member Fine Arts Association, Academy Arts E.Ger. (vice president since 1978).

Background

  • Foerster, Wieland Martin was born on February 12, 1930 in Dresden, Germany. Son of Willy and Catharina (Lullak) Foerster.

  • Education

    • Graduate, Dresden Academy Fine Arts, East Germany, 1959. M.-Scholar, German Academy Arts, East Germany, 1961. Certified sculptor, draftsman, East Germany.

      Exhibited in East Germany, Sweden, France, West Germany, Italy, since 1958. Sculptures include: Passion, 1966, Schreitender Mann, 1969, Heinrich vonKleist, 1976-1977, others.

    Works

    • Author: (diary) Begegnung, 1974. Rugenlandschaften, 1974. Sieben Tage in Kuks, 1985.

      Einblicke, 1985
    • also stories, prose, and poetry.

    Membership

    Member Fine Arts Association, Academy Arts E.Ger. (vice president since 1978).

    Connections

    • Married Gitta Sakar Lohse, July 27, 1955 (divorced 1961). Children– Dirk, Eva.
    • father: Willy Foerster
    • mother: Catharina (Lullak) Foerster
    • spouse: Gitta Sakar Lohse
    • children: Dirk Foerster
    • Eva Foerster
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    Born February 12, 1930
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