ZERO

founded in, place
1957, Düsseldorf, Germany
Role at the ZKM
Artist of the Collection
Members
Biography
The group was founded in 1957 by Heinz Mack and Otto Piene. Mack and Piene formed the group’s core together with Günther Uecker who joined them in 1961. The group existed until 1966 and published three issues of a magazine with the group’s name as a title from 1958 to 1961.
Exhib.: 1957, »1. Abendaustellung«, Atelier Gladbacher Str. 69, Düsseldorf. 1958, »7. Abendausstellung. Das rote Bild«, Atelier Gladbacher Str. 69, Düsseldorf. 1958, »8. Abendausstellung. Vibration«, Atelier Gladbacher Str. 69, Düsseldorf. 1961, »Zero. Edition Exposition Demonstration«, Galerie Schmela, Düsseldorf. 1962, »Nul«, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam.  
Lit.: Otto Piene, “The Development of Group ‘Zero’,” in: »TLS«, September 3, 1964, pp. 812f.

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