Monday, June 1, 2020

Gustav Peichl (1928-1019)

From Wikipedia.

Ten Impressions, 1958

Austrian architect and caricaturist Gustav Peichl died on November 17, 2019 in his home in Vienna.

Born on March 18, 1928, he graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna in 1953 and, in order to pay for architectural school, drew caricatures under the pseudonym Pei to protect his identity from the Red Army, which occupied Austria at the time.

SOS Dove of Peace, 2009

He later used the name Ironimus for his cartoons published in major newspapers such as Kurier, Express, Süddeutsche Zeitung and Die Presse.

The new period, 1957

He opened his own architectural firm in 1955 and built the EFA Radio Satellite Station in Aflenz Austria. 

He was a member of the international jury that chose Carlos Ott as the architect for the in Opéra Bastille in Paris, in 1983.

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