Adolf Kloska (born December 8, 1920 in Schwertberg , Upper Austria ; † July 19, 1964 ) was an Austrian sculptor , painter and graphic artist .
During the Second World War he served in the German Wehrmacht and was a prisoner in North Africa until March 1947.
He then attended the Federal College for Wood and Stone Processing in Hallein ( Salzburg ) from 1947 to 1948 and the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna from 1948 to 1957 under Professors Franz Santifaller , Fritz Wotruba and Albert Paris Gütersloh .
Since 1957 he was a member of the artists ' association MAERZ in Linz and the Mühlviertel artists' guild . In 1957 he moved into a studio in the Egon Hofmann -Atelierhaus (Dörfl) opened by the culture ring of Upper Austria's economy .
- 1954 New Gallery of the City of Linz
- 1955 International Festival Weeks, Montpellier
- 1963 Three-country exhibition Trigon, Graz
- 1966 sculptor of the Maerz Neue Galerie Linz
- 1985 Austrian art 1900–1975 in Halbturn Palace
- 2008 door to door, Atelierhaus der Wirtschaft Upper Austria, Nordico - Museum der Stadt Linz (2 works as part of a group exhibition by the artists of the Egon Hofmann Atelierhaus)
Extract of the works
- Esperanto Memorial Linz
- Perg War Memorial (1960)
- Granite relief "Kriemhild and Gunter" Linz castle wall
- The Risen One (mosaic), Urfahr parish
- Apostle (granite), Federal Ministry
- Girl's head (granite), Federal Ministry
- Two figures, Trigon Graz
- The Strider, Landesmuseum Linz
- Anton Bruckner - bust - marble approx. 1954 private property
- A street in Schwertberg was named after him.
- 1953 Silver Füger Medal of the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna
- Adolf Kloska: The war memorial - an artistic problem. In: Mühlviertler Heimatblätter. Vol. 1, Issue 1 (1961), pp. 25–26, online (PDF) in the forum OoeGeschichte.at
- Otto Guem : In memory of the member Adolf Kloska. In: Mühlviertler Heimatblätter. 4/1964, pp. 193-194.
- Adolf Kloska - don't forget in Schwertberg. In: Mühlviertel news. Vol. 86 (1975), No. 29.
- Josef Puchner, Hertha Schober : Our artists - Adolf Kloska. In: From the Mühlviertel homeland. Local history supplement to Mühlviertler Nachrichten 8/1977.
Commons : Adolf Kloska - collection of images, videos and audio files
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Austrian sculptor|
|DATE OF BIRTH||December 8, 1920|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Schwertberg ( Upper Austria )|
|DATE OF DEATH||July 19, 1964|