Essl Museum

Peter Pongratz – “Soul.Painting.”

Peter Pongratz was born in Eisenstadt/Austria in 1940. He studied Arts at the Akademie der bildenden Künste Wien and at the Hochschule der bildenden Künste Berlin and was Assistant from 1966 bis 1970 Assistent for Max Weiler in Vienna.

In 1968  Pongratz founded  die artist group “Wirklichkeiten” together with mit Wolfgang Herzig, Martha Jungwirth, Kurt Kocherscheidt, Franz Ringel und Robert Zeppel-Sperl. (see Wikipedia )

Actually, the Essl Museum in Klosterneuburg ( is showing a retrospective of Peter Pongratz from march 18th -to june 2015.

The following picture shows he book “Soulpainting” in a luxury edition of 40 with a colored ink drawing.

Amazing edition.