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educator , sculptor

Wolf Spemann, German sculptor, retired educator. Recipient 1st prize in competition City of Herborn, Germany, 1965, 3d prize in competition City of Wiesbaden, 1983; winner competition GeisenheimRhein, 1967, Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker, 1968, Burgermedaille der Stadt Wiesbaden, Silber, 1998, Kulturpreis der Landeshauptstadt Wiesbaden, 2001.

Background

Spemann, Wolf was born on July 3, 1931 in Frankfurt, Germany. Son of Friedrich-Wilhelm and Elisabeth (Kliem) Spemann.

Education

Student, Werk Kunst Schule, Wiesbaden, Federal Republic Germany, l95l-56; student, Kunstakademie, Düsseldorf, Federal Republic Germany, l955-57.

Career

Teacher Pädagogisches Fachinstitut, Wiesbaden, 1963-1968. Instructor Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt, 1968-1975, professor, 1975-1993. Retired, 1993

President Berufsverband Bildender Künstler, Wiesbaden, l979-8l.

Founder, leader Wiesbadener Kunstgespräche, l980-82.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: Plastisches Gestalten--anthropologische Aspekte, 1984, 2nd edition 1990, Direktkunst, 1987, Kugel, Rad und Pendel, 1998, Piastiken und Objekte, 2007. Exhibited in shows, Ankara, Hamburg, Helsinki, Istanbul, Frankfurt, Biarritz, Nürnberg, Paris, Wiesbaden, Rom, Kassel, since 1963. Represented in permanent collections Winter Gallery, Germany, Skulpturonlandschaft, Germany.

Membership

Board of directors Klingspor-Museum Offenbach (Federal Republic Germany), l965-. Fellow Arbeitsgemeinschaft Friedhof und Denkmal (president), Institut undMuseum fuer Sepulkralkultur Kassel (president since 1991), Vereinigung Freunde Klingspor Museum Offenbach (president). Member Amnesty International, Greenpeace, International Physicians for Prevention of Nuclear War.

Connections

Married Doris Wolff-Malm, May 11, 1956. Children: Thomas, Wirtschaftsjurist, Ruth, Alexander.

father:
Friedrich-Wilhelm Spemann

mother:
Elisabeth (Kliem) Spemann

spouse:
Doris Wolff-Malm

child:
Thomas Spemann

child:
Ruth Spemann

child:
Alexander Spemann

child:
Wirtschaftsjurist Spemann