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The World as a Labyrinth - Gustav René Hocke and the Fantastic Art Tradition

Prizes and Awards

Laurels for a Life’s Work

Gustav René Hocke’s literary activities earned him numerous literary prizes, critics’ awards, and decorations, as did his tireless efforts on behalf of intercultural understanding. They included the Federal German Republic’s Verdienstkreuz, the Austrian Republic’s Goldenes Verdienstkreuz, and the
De Gasperi Prize for international understanding. Italy,
too, honoured the man who had helped to rediscover her
cultural heritage, for instance by investing him with the rank
of a Grande Uffiziale. Hocke was also a Professor of the Viennese Academy