All posts tagged: Heinz Mack

Ben Brown Fine Arts

Heinz Mack Structures Monday, March 20, 2017 6 – 8 pm  Ben Brown Fine Arts is honoured to present HEINZ MACK: Structures, the revolutionary artist’s second solo show at the Hong Kong gallery. The exhibition, which will run concurrently with Art Basel Hong Kong 2017, includes paintings, works on paper and reliefs from the artist’s renowned ZERO period to the present, examining his lifelong interest in light, colour, form, vibration and sensory perception. Mack made his initial impact on post-war discourse with the ZERO movement, founded with Otto Piene in 1957 in Düsseldorf, Germany, and later joined by Günther Uecker in 1961. ZERO was a blank slate for these young German artists, recovering from the ravages of World War II. They strove to challenge and transgress the traditional dictums of art making, transport art into new spaces and dissolve boundaries between nature, art and technology, all with an optimistic enthusiasm and an unrestricted aesthetic. The ZERO movement gained momentum internationally and grew to include artists such as Lucio Fontana, Yves Klein, Yayoi Kusama, Piero Manzoni and Jesús Rafael Soto, …