Karlheinz Oswald (* 1958 in Worms ) is a German sculptor . He lives and works in Zurich and Locarno .
education and profession
Karlheinz Oswald completed a degree in sculpture from 1981 to 1990 at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz with Professors Werner Durth (* 1949), Heinz Hemrich (1923–2009) and Peter Lörincz (* 1938). Between 1983 and 1988 he already worked in the studio community Römerberg of the sculptor Professor Thomas Duttenhoefer , Wiesbaden.
For metal castings of figures, portraits and reliefs as the first works in public space, he received the 1984 Art Prize of the Südliche Weinstrasse, Landau. In 1985 he was awarded the Daniel Henry Kahnweiler Prize from the Kahnweiler Foundation, Rockenhausen . In the following year Oswald received a grant from Johannes Gutenberg University and the Gutenberg grant from the city of Mainz. At the Landau Art Association he received 1st prize for his work Lesson of Silence .
In 1987 he became a Mainz city printer and made a study trip to Rome. In 1988 he began dancer studies and made his first dancer sculptures. At the International Sculptor Symposium in Dreieich, he presented the first glass windows in 1989. In 1990 he was awarded the Mainzer Wirtschaft Kulturfonds .
In 1989 he opened his own workshop in the historic Valentin Barth sculptor's studio in Goldenbrunnengasse in the old town of Mainz , which he ran for two years until 1991. In 1991 Oswald received the sponsorship award from Sport-Toto-GmbH Rhineland-Palatinate, combined with a study trip to New York. There Oswald studied dancer at the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater .
In 1994 he made a study trip to Florence and Verona, in 1996 he studied dancer at the ballet of the German State Opera Unter den Linden , Berlin.
In 2009 Karlheinz Oswald received the art prize of the Ike and Berthold Roland Foundation.
Karlheinz Oswald was best known for his sculptures cast in iron .
Working in public space
- 1986 Cardinal Volk bust
- 1988 dance floor, fountain and group of figures, bronze, Mainz-Weisenau
- 1991 dancer, bronze, Limburg
- 1993 Lesende, Burgstrasse, Unna
- 1994 Saint Maria Katharina Kasper , founder of the poor servants of Jesus Christ ( Dernbacher Sisters ), iron and marble, Wirges parish church , Westerwald
- 1994 in dance rotates the world, bronze and Maggiagranit, Landesbank, Mainz
- 1995 Nike and Niobe , bronze and basalt lava, Landesbausparkasse Mainz
- Rupert Mayer portrait (1995) on the 50th anniversary of the death of the Jesuit father Rupert Mayer (1876–1945) in the St. Eberhard Cathedral (Stuttgart)
- 1996 Undine , fountain system, bronze, on the fish market in front of the old town hall, Alzey
- The beautiful palatina, bronze, Freinsheim
- 1998 Hildegard von Bingen , bronze, Museum am Strom, Bingen
- Christ figure in Mainz Cathedral, commissioned work in connection with the Mainz Jubilee Catholic Day from 1998
- 1999 Glass picture for Juigalpa Cathedral in Nicaragua
- Pierre de Coubertin , Eisen, International Olympic Committee, Lausanne
- Sebastian-Münster - Monument to the cosmographer and scholar born in Ingelheim in front of the Church of St. Remigius (Ingelheim)
- Mainz Boniface, 1.90 cm high bronze statue of Boniface in the entrance area of the Gotthard Chapel of the Mainz Cathedral , which depicts him as a Benedictine
- Primera (2000), bronze, Luisenpark Mannheim
- Edith Stein (2000), Eisen, Catholic Church of St. Peter and Paul in Oberpleichfeld, Diocese of Würzburg
- Saint Ansgar (2000), statue of the Archbishop of Hamburg and Bremen (around 801–865) on the forecourt of Hamburg's New Mariendom
- Gutenberg at the printing press, statue in front of the Church of St. Christoph (Mainz) for the Gutenberg anniversary in 2000
- Maria Ward (2003), statue of the founder of the order as part of the celebrations for the 250th anniversary of the Maria Ward School in Mainz in front of the school chapel
- Franz Adam Landvogt (2003) Sculpture of the head of Pastor Landvogt and glass window in the burial chapel on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of his death ( St. Peter (Mainz) )
- Three busts of founder in the entrance hall of the hospital of the Henriettenstiftung Queen Marie of Hanover , Emmy Danckwerts and Gerhard Uhlhorn
- Die Rheintöchter (2004) at Fort Malakoff Park , Mainz
- 2005 Stele with the bust created in 1986 on Kardinal-Volk-Platz in Mainz
- Friedrich Alfred Krupp stele on the UNESCO World Heritage Site Via Krupp on Capri, Italy (2009)
- Sculptures of Christ, Saint Catherine and Georg Häfner in the Würzburg New Church
- Konz (around 2014).
- Madeleine Delbrêl (2014), bust of the writer and mystic (1904–1964) in the Erbacher Hof Education Center, Mainz
- Noor Inayat Khan (2015), bust in the École élémentaire in Suresnes near Paris, named after the agent and freedom fighter (1914–1944)
- Hanns Dieter Hüsch (2015), life-size sculpture in front of the education center in Moers, the birthplace of the cabaret artist (1925–2005)
- Epitaph for Bishop Franz Xaver Eder (1925–2013) in St. Stephen's Cathedral in Passau (2015)
- Cicely Saunders (2015), bust of the founder of the hospice and palliative movement (1918–2005) on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the palliative care ward of the Mainz University Medical Center
- Jochen Rindt (2015), bust of the Mainz-born racing driver and Formula 1 world champion (1942–1970) for the Mainz Automobile Club
- Axel Th. Simon (2017), iron bust in the entrance area of the new specialist library for biotechnology and fermentation trades of the experimental and educational institute for brewery .
- 2018 Lübeck martyrs in the canon cemetery of St. Marien-Dom (Hamburg) .
- 1987 Daniel-Henry-Kahnweiler-Haus, Rockenhausen
- 1988 Gutenberg Museum, Mainz
- 1990 Elmshorn Art Association
- Limburg art collections
- 1993 Dom-Museum, Frankfurt
- Diocesan Museum, Limburg
- Hellweg Museum, Unna
- 1996 German State Opera Unter den Linden, Berlin
- Gallery Depelmann, Langenhagen
- Zulauf Gallery, Freinsheim
- IAC Gallery, Wiesbaden
- 1998 State Representation for Rhineland-Palatinate, Brussels
- 1999 Galerie Française, Munich
- 2016 Galerie Rother Winter, Wiesbaden
- 2016 Ponte Tresa, Riva Bella Art Gallery, Lugano (Ticino)
- Ludwig Harig: town clerk Ludwig Harig - town printer Karlheinz Oswald. In: Mainz, a moving city. Schmidt, Mainz 1989, ISBN 3-87439-184-1 .
- Karl Heinz Oswald, Hans-Jürgen Imiela , Hargen Depelmann, Ina Celmer: Karlheinz Oswald. Plastic work 1984–1995. Ed.-Verlag, Langenhagen 1996, ISBN 3-928330-15-2 .
- Gottfried Borrmann: The first Mainz city printer. In: City of Mainz (ed.): Quarterly books for culture, politics, economy, history. Issue 2, Verlag Hermann Schmidt, Mainz 1988.
- ↑ Jochen Kronjäger, Christmut Präger (ed.): Figure and abstraction: sculptures and sculptures from the Heinrich Vetter collection. Ilvesheim 2007.
- ↑ http://www.mainz.de/WGAPublisher/online/html/default/ekog-8l7kea.de.html ( Memento from June 6, 2014 in the Internet Archive )
- ↑ In Christian tradition ( Memento from June 6, 2014 in the Internet Archive ), public relations work of the Julius Maximilians University of Würzburg
- ↑ Annual program of the Diocese Academy Erbacher Hof presented. In: images.google.de. Retrieved November 23, 2016 .
- ↑ Unveiling Ceremony 19 January 2015 @ Pir Zia Inayat-Khan. In: www.pirzia.org. Retrieved November 23, 2016 .
- ↑ FOCUS Online: Hanns Dieter Hüsch immortalized in bronze . In: FOCUS Online . ( focus.de [accessed on November 23, 2016]).
- ↑ Pontifical request on the second anniversary of the death of Bishop Dr. Franz Xaver Eder | Diocese of Passau. In: www.bistum-passau.de. Retrieved November 23, 2016 .
- ↑ Newsdetail - Universitätsmedizin Mainz - 165. In: www.unimedizin-mainz.de. Retrieved November 23, 2016 .
- ↑ Verlagsgruppe Rhein Main GmbH & Co. KG: Mainzer Automobil Club commemorates Formula 1 driver Jochen Rindt, who had a fatal accident in 1970 with a bust of Oswald . ( Allgemeine-zeitung.de [accessed on November 23, 2016]).
- ↑ https://www.volksfreund.de/region/bitburg/berliner-bibliothek-wird-nach-ex-brauereichef-simon-benannt_aid-7061839
- ↑ Archdiocese of Hamburg: iron steles remind of Lübeck martyrs
- ^ Exhibitions - Galerie Rother Winter in Wiesbaden (ARTfilo powered). In: www.rother-winter.de. Retrieved November 23, 2016 .
- ↑ Mostra di scultura e pittura "La vita e il tempo" | Lugano Tourism. (No longer available online.) In: www.luganoturismo.ch. Archived from the original on November 23, 2016 ; accessed on November 23, 2016 .
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||German sculptor|
|DATE OF BIRTH||1958|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Worms|