Franz Hohler
cabaret artist and author / franzhohler.ch

For almost 50 years the cabaret artist, songwriter and author Franz Hohler (b. 1943, Biel) has been one of the best-known and most compelling writers and performers in the German-speaking sphere. He has received numerous awards for his work, most recently the Johann Peter Hebel Prize.

Artwork selection

Dou venons nous
Where Do We Come From? What Are We? Where Are We Going?, 1898
Ein Gedanke
Das Gatter (Die Schweinehirtin)
The Gate, 1889
Sehnsucht nach der Kindheit
Grüner Christus_ new coloured
The Green Christ, 1889
Eine Bitte um Mitleid
Selbstbildnis mit gelbem Christus
Self-Portrait with Yellow Christ, 1890
Befreiung und Aufbruch
Der Verlust der Unschuld oder Frühlingserwachen
The Loss of Virginity, 1890
Eine Erfahrung
Te faaturuma_neu
Te faaturuma (The Brooding Woman), 1891
Trauer
Der grosse Baum (I)
Te raau rahi (The Large Tree (I)), 1891
Eine Erinnerung
Worte des bösen Geistes
Words of the Devil, 1892
Unheil
Der Markt
Ta matete (The Market), 1892
Frauengelächter
Nafea faaipoipo (When Will You Marry?)
Nafea faaipoipo (When Will You Marry?), 1892
Eine grosse Ungewissheit
Die unberührte Kindfrau Judith_neu
Aita tamari vahine Judith te parari (The Child-Woman Judith Is Not Yet Breached), 1893
Eine Erwartung
Kopf eines Wilden_new coloured
Head of a Savage, 1893
Weisheit
Das weisse Pferd
The White Horse, 1898
Pferdegewieher
Frauen am Meeresufer (Mutterschaft I)
Women by the Sea; Maternity (I), 1899
Ein Wiegenlied

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