The State of North Rhine-Westphalia acquired the impressive art collection of Konrad Fischer and his wife, comprising 250 works by some thirty-five artists, as well as the gallery archive, for the Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen at the beginning of 2014. The exhibition catalogue now provides a summary of Konrad Fischer’s significant life’s work.

Hans Kaiser

1914 born in Bochum
1936 freelance artist
1949 beginning of exhibition activity, 1972 first major retrospective at the Wilhelm-Morgner-Haus, Soest
1950 lives and works in Soest, Germany, since 1960 lives and works on Ibiza
1953 first public contracts, which from now on will be part of his work: e.g. window for Patroclus Cathedral in Soest, for the Cathedral in Washington, Mosaic for the Abgeordneten-Hochhaus in Bonn, Mosaic for the German Embassy in Tehran
1959 Wilhelm Morgner Prize
1976 Conrad von Soest Prize
1982 dies in Soest

Publications of the artist

Program series