Franz West

1947–2012

Franz West, ‘Viennoiserie’ 1998
Viennoiserie 1998
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Biography

Franz West (16 February 1947 – 25 July 2012) was an Austrian artist.

He is best known for his unconventional objects and sculptures, installations and furniture work which often require an involvement of the audience.

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Features

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