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Famous Academy Of Fine Arts Vienna Alumni

Updated October 13, 2018 2.4k views43 items

List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to Academy of Fine Arts Vienna and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Academy of Fine Arts Vienna include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Academy of Fine Arts Vienna alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Academy of Fine Arts Vienna are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Academy of Fine Arts Vienna.

The list you're viewing contains graduates like Otto Wagner and Eric Carle.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Academy of Fine Arts Vienna?” and “Which celebrities are Academy of Fine Arts Vienna alumni?”
  • 1

    Alfred Hrdlicka

    Visual Artist, Artist

    AgeDec. at 81 (1928-2009)

    BirthplaceVienna, Austria


    Alfred Hrdlicka (German pronunciation: [ˌalfʁeːt ˈhʁdlɪtʃka]; 27 February 1928 in Vienna – 5...  more
  • 2

    Egon Schiele

    Painter, Artist

    AgeDec. at 28 (1890-1918)

    BirthplaceTulln an der Donau, Austria


    Egon Schiele (German: [ˈʃiːlə] (listen); 12 June 1890 – 31 October 1918) was an Austrian...  more
  • 3

    Gottfried Helnwein

    Performer, Multi Media Artist


    BirthplaceVienna, Austria


    Gottfried Helnwein (born 8 October 1948) is an Austrian-Irish visual artist. He has worked as...  more
  • 4

    AgeDec. at 66 (1887-1953)

    BirthplaceVienna, Austria


    Rudolph Michael Schindler was an Austrian-born American architect whose most important works...  more
  • 5

    Hans Hollein


    AgeDec. at 80 (1934-2014)

    BirthplaceVienna, Austria


    Hans Hollein was an Austrian architect and designer and key figure of postmodern architecture....  more
  • 6

    Arik Brauer

    Set Decorator, Film Score Composer


    BirthplaceVienna, Austria


    Arik Brauer is an Austrian painter, draughtsman, printmaker, poet, dancer, singer and stage...  more
  • 7
    Ernst Fuchs (13 February 1930 – 9 November 2015) was an Austrian painter, draftsman,...  more
  • 8

    Franz Xaver Messerschmidt

    Franz Xaver Messerschmidt (February 6, 1736 – August 19, 1783) was a German-Austrian sculptor...  more
  • 9

    AgeDec. at 75 (1932-2007)

    BirthplaceChagrin Falls, Ohio


    Ronald Brooks Kitaj (; October 29, 1932 – October 21, 2007) was an American artist with...  more
  • 10

    Greta Kempton


    AgeDec. at 90 (1901-1991)

    BirthplaceVienna, Austria


    Greta Kempton (March 22, 1901 – December 10, 1991) born Martha Greta Kempton in Vienna,...  more
  • 11

    Otto Wagner


    AgeDec. at 77 (1841-1918)

    BirthplacePenzing, Vienna, Austria


    Otto Koloman Wagner was an Austrian architect and urban planner, known for his lasting impact...  more
  • 12

    Eric Carle

    Illustrator, Children's book illustrator


    BirthplaceSyracuse, New York


    Eric Carle (born June 25, 1929) is an American designer, illustrator, and writer of children's...  more
  • 13

    AgeDec. at 72 (1928-2000)

    BirthplaceVienna, Austria


    Friedensreich Regentag Dunkelbunt Hundertwasser was an Austrian artist and architect. Born...  more
  • 14

    AgeDec. at 86 (1870-1956)

    BirthplaceBrtnice, Czech Republic


    Josef Hoffmann was an Austrian architect and designer of consumer goods....  more
  • 15

    AgeDec. at 41 (1867-1908)

    BirthplaceOpava, Czech Republic


    Joseph Maria Olbrich was an Austrian architect and co-founder of the Vienna Secession....  more
  • 16

    Victor Gruen


    AgeDec. at 77 (1903-1980)

    BirthplaceVienna, Austria


    Victor David Gruen, born Viktor David Grünbaum, was an Austrian-born architect best known as a...  more
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    Koloman Moser (German: [ˈkoːloman ˈmoːzɐ]; 30 March 1868 – 18 October 1918) was an Austrian...  more
  • 18

    Franz von Bayros

    Franz von Bayros (28 May 1866 – 3 April 1924) was an Austrian commercial artist, illustrator,...  more
  • 19

    Johann Peter Krafft

    Johann Peter Krafft (15 September 1780, Hanau - 28 October 1856, Vienna) was a German-born...  more
  • 20

    AgeDec. at 65 (1947-2012)

    BirthplaceVienna, Austria


    Franz West (16 February 1947 – 25 July 2012) was an Austrian artist. He is best known for his...  more
  • 21
    Ferdinand Georg Waldmüller (15 January 1793 in Vienna – 23 August 1865 in Hinterbrühl,...  more
  • 22

    Richard Gerstl

    Richard Gerstl (14 September 1883 – 4 November 1908) was an Austrian painter and draughtsman...  more
  • 23

    AgeDec. at 86 (1871-1957)

    BirthplaceOpočno, Czech Republic


    František Kupka (23 September 1871 – 24 June 1957), also known as Frank Kupka or François...  more
  • 24

    Maria Lassnig

    Maria Lassnig (8 September 1919 – 6 May 2014) was an Austrian artist known for her painted...  more
  • 25

    Elke Krystufek

    Elke Silvia Krystufek (born 1970) is an Austrian conceptual artist who lives and works in...  more