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© Matthias Klos
© Matthias Klos

Matthias Klos

Visual Arts

September, October, November 2023

Ministerium für Wissenschaft, Forschung und Kultur des Landes Brandenburg

Matthias Klos (born 1969) lives and works in Vienna and Lower Austria. Trained as a chef and brewer and maltster. Studied at the Academy of Fine Arts Nuremberg from 1993 to 1999, master student. From 2002 to September 2009 artistic-scientific assistant at the Institute of Fine Arts and Cultural Studies at the University of Art in Linz, Department of Experimental Design. 2010 to 2011 guest author for springerin and the online magazine

Numerous exhibitions and projects at the following institutions, among others: Lentos Kunstmuseum Linz; Friedrich Kiesler Foundation, Vienna; University Galleries UC Irvine (USA), KW INSTITUTE FOR CONTEMPORARY ART, Berlin; Neues Museum, Nuremberg; Salzburg Museum, Salzburg; Kunsthalle Krems, Künstlerhaus Vienna.

Matthias Klos was awarded the State Scholarship for Artistic Photography by the Federal Ministry of Arts and Culture in 2013, was a scholarship recipient of the State of Schleswig Holstein in 2018, and received the on the road again prize of the Austrian Cultural Forums for Berlin in 2021.

His work can be found in the collections of the Austrian Federal Government, the Wien Museum, the City of Linz, and the Salzburg Museum, as well as in private collections.