List of Artists → Gottfried Helnwein
Austrian-Irish artist. H. studied 1969-73 at the Vienna academy under R. Hausner. Children, violence and horror are the hallmarks of his photorealistic paintings. The artist lives and works in Los Angeles and in Ireland. Mus.: Vienna (Albertina), Los Angeles (LACMA, Getty Mus.), St. Petersburg (Russ. Mus.), Cologne (Mus. Ludwig), Essen (Folkwang-Mus.), Nuremberg (Germ. Nat.-Mus.) a. others.