ABOUT THE ARTIST
Karl Wiener was an Austrian draftsman, graphic artist and photo montage artist. He was born in Graz, Austria in 1912. Karl attended the state high school and then worked as a bank clerk in Graz and Munich. He did not begin his artistic training until 1924, at the age of 23, at the "Ständische Drawingsakademie" (State Art School) in Graz. In 1932 he graduated with a degree in painting and graphics. A travel grant took him through Germany to Sweden and Denmark in 1930 and to Moscow in 1935.