Lothar Fischer 1991Lothar and Christel Fischer, 1976 (left) <br>Collective SPUR, 1960 (right)
1933 born on 8 November in Germersheim / Palatinate.
His father was a sculptor, his mother a painter.
1934 – 1952 Childhood, school years and Abitur
(equivalent of high school graduation)
1953 – 1958 Attendance of the Academy of Fine Arts, Munich
1955Student of Heinrich Kirchner
1957Cofounder of the artists collective SPUR (together with Heimrad Prem, Helmut Sturm, HP Zimmer)
1959Rome Scholarship of the Arnold’sche Stiftung; marriage with Christel Zakrzewski in Lübeck; SPUR joins S.I. (Situationistische Internationale; translation: Situationalistic International)
1960Art Award of Jugend für Plastik (Youth for Sculpture), Mannheim
1961Villa Massimo Scholarship, Rome
1966Briefly a member of the artists collective GEFLECHT
1967Schwabinger Art Award, Munich
1968Palatinate Award
1971Sponsorship Award of the City of Munich for Sculpture
1972Art Award of the City of Darmstadt
1975 – 1997 Professor at the University of Arts, Berlin
1990Art Award of the German Federal State of Rhineland-Palatinate
1991Member of the Bavarian Academy of Fine Arts, Munich
2000Art Award of the City of Neumarkt
2004 dies on 15 June in Baierbrunn near Munich; grand opening of the Museum Lothar Fischer on 19 June in Neumarkt i.d.OPf.

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