After introducing the ZERO art movement to the art-lovers in Istanbul, Sakıp Sabancı Museum is now hosting an exhibition of the German artist Heinz Mack, one of the founders of the ZERO art movement. The exhibition, which encompasses the artist’s prolific 60-year career has opened its doors to visitors this Thursday (February 16th) and will be ongoing till the 17th of July.
This solo exhibition will feature various works by Heinz Mack. The exhibition will be focusing on the artist’s formative earlier works that formed the philosophy of the ZERO movement. It is also possible to find monumental sculptures and kinetic works that have been produced by Mack throughout his successful career. If you enjoyed the ZERO Count Down To The Future exhibition, we strongly recommend you don’t miss this solo exhibition of Heinz Mack.
Who Is Heinz Mack?
Heinz Mack is a German artist born in 1931. He is one of the founders of the ZERO movement. He is best known for his contributions to kinetic art, op art and light art. Heinz Mack continuously experiments with the effects of light and colour. Regarding light as his central artistic theme, Mack works across many areas such as painting, sculpture, drawing, ceramics, and interiors which use light to explore reflection, movement, and structure.
The ZERO movement was born in Düsseldorf in 1957 by Heinz Mack and Otto Piene. For more information about the ZERO movement, you can read our “ZERO Countdown To Tomorrow” article.