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Heinz Mack

Vita Heinz Mack

1931

Born in Lollar

1950 - 1953

Studies at the Kunstakademie in Düsseldorf

1952 - 1956

Studies of philosophy at the university of Cologne

1956

encounters Mathieu, Tinguely and Klein in Paris

1956 - 1966

organises the ZERO group with Otto Piene and Günther Uecker

Since 1962

Travels to the deserts of North Africa

Since 1967

Mack lives on a farm near Mönchengladbach

Since 1968

Member of the Akademie der Künste in Berlin

Exhibitions (selection)

  • Das Licht meiner Farben, Museum Ulm (2015)
  • Heinz Mack. Licht Schatten, Museum Frieder Burda, Baden-Baden (2015)
  • ZERO: Let us explore the stars, Stedelijk, Amsterdam (2015)
  • ERO, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin (2015)
  • Azimut(h). Continuity and New, Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice (2014)
  • ZERO - Countdown To Tomorrow. 1950s-1960s, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum New York 201)
  • Heinz Mack, Pergamon Museum, Berlin (2006-2007)
  • Utopie & Wirklichkeit, Liechtensteinische Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Liechtenstein (1998)
  • Documenta II, III, IV, VI, Kassel (1958 - 1977)

 Works in public collections (selection)

  • Museum Wiesbaden, Wiesbaden
  • Museum Folkwang, Essen
  • Museum Kunstpalast, Düsseldorf
  • Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin
  • Sammlung Hoffmann, Berlin
  • Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein
  • Berardo Museum, Lisbon
  • Tate Britain, London
  • Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice