Ottmar Hörl

Ottmar Hörl (born 1950 in Nauheim, Germany) is a notable German artist, art professor and writer. From 1975 to 1978, he studied at the "Städelschule" in Frankfurt and from 1978 to 1981 at the Academy of Fine Arts in Düsseldorf. In 1985 he was co-founder of the group Formalhaut, with the architects Gabriela Seifert and Götz Stöckmann.

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Ottmar Hörl

Born 1950 in Nauheim, Germany
lives and works in Wertheim (Baden-Wuerttemberg)

Ottmar Hörl (born 1950 in Nauheim, Germany) is a notable German artist, art professor and writer. From 1975 to 1978, he studied at the "Städelschule" in Frankfurt and from 1978 to 1981 at the Academy of Fine Arts in Düsseldorf. In 1985 he was co-founder of the group Formalhaut, with the architects Gabriela Seifert and Götz Stöckmann. In 1999 he became Professor of Fine Arts at the Academy of Fine Arts in Nuremberg, Germany.

Public art works include the art installation Mein Karl on the Katschhof place in Aachen, Germany



1975-79

Academy of Fine Arts, Frankfurt/Main, Germany

1979-81

Academy of Fine Arts, Duesseldorf, Germany,

with Prof. Klaus Rinke

1978-81

Scholarship of the German Scholarship

Foundation

1985

Establishment of the group "Formalhaut" together

with the architects Gabriela Seifert and Götz

Stöckmann

1992-93

Visiting professor at the Technical University

Graz (with Formalhaut)

1994

Subsidized talent's award for architecture,

Academy of Arts, Berlin, Germany (with

Formalhaut)

1997

art multiple award, International Art Exhibit,

Duesseldorf, Germany

1998

Wilhelm-Loth-Award, Darmstadt, Germany

since 1999

Professor for Fine Arts at the Academy of Fine

Arts in Nuremberg, Germany

2002

Intermedia Award ZKM Karlsruhe, Germany

since 2005

President of the Academy for Fine Arts in

Nuremberg, Germany

Since 1978, national and international exhibitions

and numerous exhibitions and projects in public

spaces

overview

Weltraumrakete
70 x 20 x 20 cm
Broken Wings
60 x 40 x 30 cm