Graphic arts

Kies Helmut

Vienna *1886 - †1980 Vienna

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Helmut Kies belonged to the „Wiener Schule des phantastischen Realismus“/Vienna School of phantastic Realism together with colleagues like Ernst Fuchs, Wolfgang Hutter, Anton Lehmden, Arik Brauer und Rudolf Hausner. In the course of his career he received several awards. According to his daughter his trademarks are balloons, flying machines and his typical "Kies skies" with dramatic cloud formations.