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Bruno Weber was born in 1931 in Dietikon, Switzerland. In 1947, he completed college in Zürich under Johannes Itten, the inventor of a "color sphere". Afterwards he began training until 1949 as a lithographer with Orell Fuessli (Zürich); later he studied in Italy, Greece and Czechoslovakia.
Weber extended his Bruno Weber Park (a sculpture garden) in Spreitenbach and Dietikon, where among other things, his house with a 25m high tower is situated. The park extends over a surface of 20'000 m². The sculpture park is the synthesis of the artist's life work, and is visited annually by thousands of people. From 1991 to 2003 Weber was responsible for the sculptural decorations on the Uetliberg mountain, including the street lamps leading to the top of Zürich plateau (Uto Kulm) and park benches, that still exist.
He discovered his passion for three-dimensional sculptures after thirty years of painting. On the basis of his paintings, development can be recognized contrary to his sculptures, which orients itself to Cézanne and Gubler. [clarification needed]
In 2006, the municipalities of Spreitenbach and Dietikon inaugurated a road – Bruno Weber Weg – leading from Dietikon railway station to the Bruno Weber Park.
- 1999–2001: Werkbeiträge Migros
- 2006: Bruno Weber Weg
- Hans-Ruedi Bramaz, edited by Stefan Howald, designed by Helen Ebert. With contributions by Franz Hohler, Fritz Billeter, Peter K. Wehrli, Roman Hocke, Helene Arnet, Peter Conrad, and a foreword by Christine Egerszegi-Obrist: Bruno Weber: Die Kraft der Phantasie. Ein Lebenswerk. Hirmer Verlag, Munich, ISBN 978-3-7774-2081-3.
- Peter K. Wehrli, photographs by Robert Elter: Bruno Weber - Der Architekt seiner Träume. Benteli, 2002, ISBN 3-7165-1263-X.
- "Zürcher Künstler Bruno Weber im Alter von 80 Jahren gestorben"
- "Bruce Weber". London: Telegraph. Retrieved 2011-11-07.
- "Hausmitteilungen Nr. 48/2011 vom 01.12.2011: Andenken an Bruno Weber" (in German). WOZ Die Wochenzeitung. 2011-12-01. Retrieved 2014-11-03.
Media related to Bruno Weber at Wikimedia Commons
- Official site "Bruno Weber - A world full of fantasy"
- Entry of Bruner Webre in labyrinthe with extensive biographic information
- Bruno Weber in the German National Library catalogue