Schwarzkogler, Rudolf, b. Vienna, Nov. 13, 1940, d. Vienna, June 20, 1969 (suicide). Artist, representative of Wiener Aktionismus happenings. In 1963 he met O. Muehl and G. Brus, organised his first happening "Luftballonkonzert" (balloon concert) with Muehl in 1964. His happenings, manifestos and theoretical texts between 1964 and 1966 only reached a small circle, and he never achieved wide success.
Literature: R. S. Leben und Werk, exhibition catalogue, Vienna 1992.