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Heinz Friedrich was born 1924 in Schwetzingen and initially completed an
apprenticeship as a mason and construction technician. After the Second
World War, he studied at the arts academy in Stuttgart between 1946 and
1948, and the following year at the academy in Karlsruhe under Wilhelm
Schnarrenberger (1892-1966) and Otto Laible (1898-1962).
In 1956, Heinz Friedrich visited the international summer school in
Salzburg by Oskar Kokoschka and Giacomo Manzù.
In addition, he worked as a set designer for various theatres.
From 1968, Friedrich began to set his wits to the technique of the
colour woodcut and in 1970 became a member of “XYLON”, an international
association of woodcutters.
He produced numerous editions of graphic art, portfolios, posters and
Heinz Friedrich's work is shown at international exhibitions.
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