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Rudolf Hirt (born October 19, 1947) is an Austrian sculptor.

Influenced by his father, who was a resistance fighter and communist, he attended the master class for sculpture and painting at the Ortwein School in Graz after completing his apprenticeship as a sculptor. He completed his studies at the Academy for Applied Arts in Vienna.

After years of traveling the world, he returned to his hometown Scheifling in 1977, where he works as a freelance sculptor.

He is married to Angelika Hirt, who is also a sculptor and with whom he has three children who are also artistically active. Together with his wife he founded the Hirt-Haus Atelier, where he organizes exhibitions, workshops and symposia.

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