Watch a video about "ZERO: Countdown to Tomorrow, 1950s–60s" exhibition at The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, which is the first large-scale historical survey in the United States dedicated to the German artists' group Zero (1957–66)
ZERO: Countdown to Tomorrow, 1950s–60s, is the first large-scale historical survey in the United States dedicated to the German artists' group Zero (1957–66) founded by Heinz Mack and Otto Piene and joined in 1961 by Günther Uecker, and ZERO, an international network of like-minded artists from Europe, Japan, and North and South America—including Lucio Fontana, Yves Klein, Yayoi Kusama, Piero Manzoni, Almir Mavignier, Jan Schoonhoven, and Jesús Rafael Soto—who shared the group’s aspiration to transform and redefine art in the aftermath of World War II. Featuring more than 40 artists from 10 countries, the exhibition explores the experimental practices developed by this extensive ZERO network of artists, whose work anticipated aspects of Land art, Minimalism, and Conceptual art.
Piero Manzoni Achrome, 1961 Fiberglass, fabric, wood, paint, and acrylic glazing, 66.8 x 58.4 x 24.8 cm Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, Gift, Manzoni Family 93.4225 © 2014 Artists Rights Society (ARS)/SIAE Rome Photo: Ellen Labenski © The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York
On view till January 7, 2015
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