Κλάους φον Βόισκι (γ. 1931)
  Γερμανός ζωγράφος, γραφίστας και συντηρητης.
Klaus Von Woyski (b. 1931)
  Klaus von Woyski (9 January 1931 in Stolp ) is a German painter, graphic artist and restorer.

Klaus von Woyski grew up as the youngest of three sons of the family of Woyski in Stolp and Ritzow on. In 1946 he was with his parents and his brother Jürgen resettled (1929 - 2000) from there. The family arrived in 1947 after Osterwieck in the resin while the eldest brother, Wolfgang (1926 - 2007), in Bonn Protestant Theology began to study and later minister in Rhineland was.

Klaus von Wosyki began in 1947 a carpenter teaching. After a year of broke Woyski from the doctrine and took with his brother Jürgen studying art at the Art Academy Burg Giebichenstein in Halle (Saale) on. After undergraduate studies at Joachim Heuer he was in the painting class of Charles Crodel added. His brother Jürgen went into the sculpture class of Gustav Weidanz. After 1951 Charles Crodel was appointed to Munich, became Kurt Bunge his teacher. Klaus von Woyski dealt in addition to his own artistic work intensively with painting techniques of old masters and paintings and sculpture restoration. After graduation in 1956 he was employed as a restorer at the National Gallery Moritzburg in Halle. It was followed by numerous exhibitions, as well as active membership in Alfons Zschockelts jazz band, with which he as Washboard was involved poker players also recordings.

Klaus von Woyski 1960 was awarded a lectureship about painting techniques at the Art Burg Giebichenstein, but he fled on August 19, 1960, with his young family on West Berlin to West Germany. He had married in 1955, 1956, the daughter Franziska was born. In West Germany, he was given the opportunity to be an employee of his previously fled teacher Kurt Bunge during restoration work, including the Wiesbaden City Palace in Oldenburg, on Fasanenschlösschen in Karlsruhe as well as works by the sculptor Ludwig Münstermann.

From Woyski the association of artists came Kassel in and turned in this time of nonrepresentational painting, numerous exhibitions followed. In 1966, of Woyski a job as a restorer at the Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Kassel.

In 1970 he took over the newly created position of conservator for the German Archaeological Institute, Athens Department. From Woyski supervised until his retirement in 1997, the entire German excavations in Greece on Samos, in Olympia, in Athens - Kerameikos and in Tyrins restorers. Helmut Kyrieleis the German Archaeological Institute said of Klaus von Woyski that he had done for years valuable construction work because in addition to his restoration work on the excavation sites, he set up restoration workshops.

Since the relocation of the entire family in 1970 after Greece's painting style Klaus von Woyskis transformed by the new landscape impressions and by the Greek light back into realistic. He painted the Greek countryside without anecdotes in its rugged beauty. He preferred the technique of painting on layers gesso.

After his retirement Woyski returned after 27 years to return to Germany. He now lives in Hanau and is still active as a painter. He also accepts repeatedly restoration work in Greece. His daughter Franziska von Woyski has also become a painter.

Solo exhibitions / selection:

• 1973 Gallery cooling, Hannover
• 1980 Gallery in the courtyard, Gifhorn
• 1981 Gallery Stula, Hannover
• 1991 Goethe Institute , Athens
• 1998 Kunstverein "Talstrasse" , Hall
• 1999 Kunstverein "Talstrasse", Hall
• 1999 Museum of Arts and Crafts Hamburg
• 2000 Gallery Flierl, Berlin
• 2006 Museum Schloss Hohentübingen
• 2006 Gallery Eurasia, Brussels
• 2010 Gallery Dr. Stelzer and Zaglmaier, Halle (Saale); with his daughter Franziska von Woyski


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