Foundation

12 artists seperated theirselves from the secession in Graz in June 1977 and announced the foundation of a new artists’ union. This was the starting point for the Gruppe 77. Numerous further artists joined these 12 dissidents so that the founding group counts 29 artists in total.

Foundation of Gruppe 77 at Kogelweber

Members of foundation

Honorary Member
Univ. Prof. Dr. Hanns Koren

Artists
Amtmann Siegfried
Bischoffshausen Hans
Fabian Emma
Fabian Gottfried
Elfen Fria
Frenken Wil
Fruhmann Johann
Hauer-Fruhmann Christa
Hauser Peter
Hirschbäck Richard
Kiffmann Dietmar
Lackner Erwin
Lojen Gerhard
Lojen Erika
Moswitzer Gerhardt
Oviette Vevean
Penker Ferdinand
Rahs Wolfgang
Reisinger Klaus
Temmel Edith
Trinkl Karl Jürgen
Widtmann Heimo

Active within Gruppe 77 (except for the artists):
Breisach Emil
Eder Rosemarie
Eder Walter
Nichols Herbert
Rubinig Richard