Siegfried Anzinger, born 1953 in Weyer (Austria), has been living and working in Cologne since 1982. Professorship at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf since 1997, member of the Austrian art senate since 2008. Awards: Oskar Kokoschka Award (1985), City of Vienna Art Award (1990), Great Austrian State Award (2003), Upper Austrian Culture Award for Visual Arts (2006).
Numerous solo exhibitions and contributions to international group shows since 1982, e.g. documenta 7 (1982), Kunstmuseum Basel (1984), Kunsthalle Hamburg and Kunstmuseum Bonn (1986), “Zeitgeist” Berlin and Biennale di Venezia, Austrian Pavilion (1988), Kunst-Station St. Peter, Cologne (1996), Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Vienna (1998), Rupertinum Salzburg and Kunsthalle Bielefeld (2000), Sammlung Essl (2002), Albertina Vienna (2004), Gemeentemuseum Den Haag (2005), Kunstmuseum Mülheim an der Ruhr (2006), Lentos Kunstmuseum Linz (2010), Kunstforum Bank Austria (2014).