ZERO

Dirk Pörschmann, Margriet Schavemaker
  • ZERO
    Walther König, Cologne, Allemagne, 2015
More than 50 years after its founding, the work and work of the international ZERO movement are honored dramatically with this comprehensive publication. For the first time, the central works and protagonists of the active movement between 1958 and 1966 are presented together in a generous overview. In addition to a richly illustrated chronological documentation of exhibitions, events and publications and scientific texts on ZERO key issues in the form of portfolios 45 artists with large photos of the factory, portraits of artists and artists first translated the texts another discussion of the publication. The portfolios sit alongside early founding members Heinz Mack, Otto Piene and Gunther Uecker and artists such as Yves Klein and Lucio Fontana on lesser-known artists such as Hermann Goepfert, Oskar Holweck and Hans Salentin. is completed by the band an always illustrated catalog of the works and the reprint of a bibliography of Herman de Vries of 1964. ***** "Sometimes the true revolutions in the art remain invisible until they are long gone, but underground shock waves can persist for generations. "Daniel Birnbaum, ZERO from today's point of view, 2014 More than 50 years after the founding of the ZERO movement Heinz Mack, Otto Piene and Günther Uecker , or even only for those international artists who were close to Zero like Yves Klein and Lucio Fontana, as well as Hermann Goepfert, Oskar Holweck or Hans Salentin.The 45 artists selected, including 11 from Germany, reflect the ideas of the founders of ZERO, both in a formal and a conceptual sense For the first time, major works of the international movement from 1958 to 1966 are presented on a large scale.
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