Thursday, March 19
ZERO: Countdown to Tomorrow, 1950s–60s
"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. ZERO encompasses a diverse range of media including painting, sculpture, works on paper, installations, and archival materials such as publications and photographic and filmic documentation."
Guggenheim: ZERO: Countdown to Tomorrow, 1950s–60s
NY Times: 3 Men and a Posse, Chasing Newness
YouTube: ZERO: Countdown to Tomorrow, 1950s–60s with V. Hillings, T. Caianiello, J. Robinson 1:00:00