Hubert Scheibl


Born in Gmunden, Hubert Scheibl is one of Austria’s major contemporary artists. In the 1980s his works were acclaimed above all in the Neo-expressionist scene and in connection with the “Neue Wilde” movement. Style-wise Hubert Scheibl concerns himself with abstraction, with artistic paint application and graphic elements penetrating the surface. Of great importance is the physical, which reveals itself as multi-layer paint application on the one hand, and depicts the physical exertion during the actual painting process on the other. Scheibl’s paintings incorporate the separation from all representative tasks of the medium in favour of the aesthetic impact of colour and form.

Born in Gmunden in 1952; studied under Prof. Max Weiler and Prof Arnuf Rainer at the Academy of Fine Art in Vienna from 1976 until 1981; lives and works in Vienna.
Numerous exhibitions at home and abroad (Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe; Museum of Modern Art Ludwig Collection, Vienna; Essl Museum, Klosterneuburg, Museum of Fine Art, Leipzig; Wooson Museum, Korea)

Thursday, 27 September at 7 p.m.
in the Gaudens Pedit Gallery, 9900 Lienz, Brennerleweg 1
Opening speech: Elisabeth Blanik, Mayor of Lienz

The exhibition is open every Friday and Saturday from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. and ends on 24 November, 2012.



  • „Do you read me, Hal?“ (2001: A Space Odyssey), 2011, oil on canvas, 180 x 180 cm