Herbert Baumann

b. 4 January 1927 in Blumberg (D), d. 22 May 1990 in Stuttgart (D); German sculptor

1948-1950Trained under the sculptor Walter Schelenz at the arts and crafts school in Bonndorf in the Black Forest
1950-1952Training as a stonemason
1952-1955Studied sculpture at the Stuttgart State Academy of Art and Design
1955Period of practical training in Paris
1956-1959Studied under Karl Hartung at the Berlin University of the Arts
1963 Visit to Japan
1965 Professor of sculpture at the Stuttgart Academy
1966 Wilhelm Lehmbruck Funding Award of the City of Duisburg


1960Invited by Karl Prantl to the 2nd Symposium of European Sculptors in Sankt Margarethen in Burgenland
1961Participation in the first national sculpture symposium in Germany, the Kaisersteinbruch symposium in a Muschelkalk quarry in Gaubüttelbrunn, Lower Franconia
1961-1963Participation with Karl Prantl, Erich Reischke, Gerson Fehrenbach, Yasuo Mizui and others in the so-called Wall Symposium, the symposium of European sculptors  organized in the Tiergarten district of Berlin as a protest against the building of the Berlin Wall. The Symposium was subsequently awarded the Deutscher Kritikerpreis.
1964 Participation with Karl Prantl, Morice Lipsi and Hiromi Akiyama in the sculpture symposium in Vyšné Ružbachy in Slovakia
1974 Participation with some of his students in a sculpture symposium organized by the Stuttgart State Academy of Art and Design on Leonberg Heath