biography

1962
Born in Pforzheim, Germany
1982 - 1987
Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna Painting - Prof. Rudolf Hausner and Arik Braue
1986
Intern. Summer Academy, Salzburg Sculpture - Prof. Josef Pilhofer
1987 - 1990
Ecole des Beaux Arts, Paris Sculpture - Prof. Toni Grand and Claude Viseux
- today
René Dantes lives and works in Pforzheim.
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exhibitions | fairs | awards

solo exhibitions

2018
René Dantes and Otto Ritschl, Gallery Rother Winter, Wiesbaden
2017
Gallery Ulf Larsson, Cologne (ZA)
2016
Opening installation "Neue Galerie" Ulf Larsson, Cologne "Form & Colour" - Galerie Filser & Gräf, Munich (ZA)
2015
"Urban Nature - Sculpture Mile", Pforzheim
2014
Gallery Schanbacher, Freudenstadt
2013
Gallery Gottschick, Tübingen
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René Dantes

René Dantes was born in 1972 in Pforzheim. He first studied painting at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna, but soon turned to sculpture because he was fascinated by three-dimensionality. This was followed by a seminar on sculpture at the International Summer Academy for Fine Arts Salzburg and a study of sculpture at the École des Beaux Arts in Paris. Continuity on the one hand and slow constant change on the other, accompanied by the tireless exploration of new ideas of form and design, are fixed constants in the work of René Dantes. In the development of his sculptures, he moves on the thin line between association and abstraction. René Dantes lives and works in his hometown of Pforzheim.