Heinz Mack

Year of birth, place
1931, Lollar, Germany
Role at the ZKM
Artist of the Collection
Group
Biography

Heinz Mack studied at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf (1950–1953, grad. 1953) and philosophy at the University of Cologne (grad. 1956). 1956–1964 worked as an art teacher. 1957–1966 founding member of ZERO, Düsseldorf, with Otto Piene. 1958–1961 co-editor of »ZERO« magazine. 1967 moved to Mönchengladbach. 1968–1992 member of the Akademie der Künste, Berlin. He lives in Mönchengladbach, DE.
Lit.: See: ZERO.
Exhib.: 1959, »Stringenz. Nuove tendenze tedesche«, Galleria Pagani del Grattacielo, Milan. 1960, »La nuova concezione artistica«, Galleria Azimut, Milan. 1961, »Bewogen Beweging«, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam. 1964, documenta 3, Kassel. 1965, »The Responsive Eye«, The Museum of Modern Art, New York. See also: ZERO.

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