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Ernst Fuchs settles in Paris where he remains for 12 years. After many years of misery and poverty he eventually meets with international recognition.


Trips to England, Spain, Italy and an 18-month stay in the USA..


Fuchs moves to Israel where he lives in the Dormition Monastery on Mount Zion and paints Icons. He devotes all his energies to furthering Jewish-Christian understanding and to working as a church painter. Fuchs is commissioned to paint the Drei Mysterien des heiligen Rosenkranzes (Three Mysteries of the Sacred Rosary) for a newly-built church in Vienna. His paintings cause a storm of protest. Some of his most vehement detractors demand that the pictures be removed from the church.


Triumphant return to Vienna and subsequent international recognition. Ernst Fuchs opens a gallery that becomes a center and meeting point for the supporters of Fantastic Realism.

Ernst Fuchs writes his book Architectura Caelestis in which he details his artistic concept and fulfils it with architectural designs and models as well as monumental sculptures.


Starts working with bronze, granite, silver and synthetic resin.


Fuchs acquires the Otto Wagner villa in Vienna-Hütteldorf, which he subsequently renovates and completely restructures.


Works for cinema and stage. Fuchs designs stage sets for the opera houses in Hamburg Parsifal and Magic Flute, in Munich Lohengrin and in Vienna Tales of Hoffmann and Josephslegende. Simultaneously he works on a series of water-colour paintings Lohengrin - and on his philosophical essays and poems.


For the first time Ernst Fuchs signs a work Ikarus with his pseudonym Feuer-Fuchs (Fire-Fox).

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