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
1955 Student of Heinrich Kirchner
1957 Cofounder of the artists collective SPUR (together with Heimrad Prem, Helmut Sturm, HP Zimmer)
1959 Rome Scholarship of the Arnold’sche Stiftung; marriage with Christel Zakrzewski in Lübeck; SPUR joins S.I. (Situationistische Internationale; translation: Situationalistic International)
1960 Art Award of Jugend für Plastik (Youth for Sculpture), Mannheim
1961 Villa Massimo Scholarship, Rome
1966 Briefly a member of the artists collective GEFLECHT
1967 Schwabinger Art Award, Munich
1968 Palatinate Award
1971 Sponsorship Award of the City of Munich for Sculpture
1972 Art Award of the City of Darmstadt
1975 – 1997 Professor at the University of Arts, Berlin
1990 Art Award of the German Federal State of Rhineland-Palatinate
1991 Member of the Bavarian Academy of Fine Arts, Munich
2000 Art 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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