Roland Goeschl was born in Salzburg, Austria, in 1932. He attended the International Summer Academy of Fine Arts in Salzburg in 1954 with Giacomo Manzù and studied from 1956 to 1960 at the University (then Academy) of Fine Arts in Vienna with Fritz Wotruba. From 1963 to 1966 he worked as an assistant to Fritz Wotruba in Vienna. His works were shown in numerous international exhibitions. He participated twice in documenta III in 1964 and in the 4th documenta in Kassel, Germany, in 1968. In 1972 he took a full professorship at the Institute of Art and Design of the Vienna University of Technology. In 1975 he was awarded the Prize of the City of Vienna for Visual Arts. Roland Goeschl lived and worked in Vienna, where he died in 2016. In 2017, the Museum der Moderne Salzburg, Rupertinum and the Österreichische Galerie Belvedere, 21er dedicated posthumous exhibitions to him.
Roland Goeschl was a painter, sculptor and taught as an art historian. He gained international fame for his sculptures in the colors red, yellow and blue, which have become characteristic for himread more read less