Helmut Millonig

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Helmut Millonig (* 1928 in Wattens ) is an Austrian artist.


Helmut Millonig was born in 1928 as the second son of an architect in the Tyrolean market town of Wattens. He was trained by Fritz Wotruba and Herbert Boeckl .

His first public commission in 1953 was the production of the large sculpture of St. Nicholas in Innsbruck from Verona marble. His breakthrough came with the first exhibitions in Frankfurt am Main in the mid-1950s. 1987 Award of the academic title (professor).

Admirers appreciate Helmut Millonig's ability to depict animals in motion in such a way that the viewer has the feeling that they are alive.

Helmut Millonig has a close partnership with the Innsbruck Alpine Zoo . Some animal sculptures make the tour of the zoo a little art experience.


Notburgabrunnen in Rattenberg (1970)
  • 1960 the mother bear in Innsbruck (Veronese marble, H 130 cm)
  • 1964 swans, retirement home Innsbruck-Pradl, bronze 170 vm
  • 1966 and 1969 St. Christophorus in Strass and Rattenberg
  • 1970 St. Notburga, Rattenberg city fountain, bronze, 180 cm
  • 1972 the Pied Piper in Kufstein (Muschelkalk).
  • 1973 "Flying Wild Geese" in Innsbruck / Reichenau
  • 1974 "Bears fighting, fountain, Reutte kindergarten
  • 1979 Two students; Pedagogical Academy, Innsbruck, marble
  • 1979 Riese, Innsbruck Reichenau, 3 m high, play sculpture
  • 1981 Bären, fountain children's clinic Innsbruck, Breccia
  • 1983 "Five boys playing" secondary school Hötting-West
  • 1986 Concrete glass windows, Arlberg road tunnel, Betr.-Geb.
  • 1986 Three geese, Angergasse fountain, Innsbruck

Competitions won:

  • 1964 Innsbruck retirement home (implementation)
  • 1973 Hötting retirement home (execution)
  • 1975 Sparkasse branch Mariahilf (execution)
  • 1975 Reutte fountain (execution)
  • 1978 Sparkasse Matrei (execution)
  • 1981 1st prize Sparkasse Wien
  • 1985 Well competition for 4 wells
  • 1986 ASTAG, design of the entrance hall


  • Helga Reichart, Helmut Millonig, Tyrolia-Verlag, 1988

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