Monday, April 27
French artist Neil Beloufa has created a site-specific kinetic installation for the octagonal glass architecture of the Schinkel Pavillon. The sculptural component, which unfolds along a series of steel tracks, is accompanied by a video of various people discussing the merits of an unnamed utopian city.
Neïl Beloufa Hopes the Best
Hot on the heels of the Guggenheim’s ZERO group show, this celebration of the movement features work by more than forty international artists (many of whom are also affiliated with other movements, including Nouveau Réalisme, Arte Povera, Minimalism, Op art, and kinetic art) whose ideas are in synch with those of ZERO founders Heinz Mack, Otto Piene, and Günther Uecker. In conjunction with this major museum show dedicated to artists who sought an absolute new beginning for art following World War II, Berlin’s ZERO foundation has organized an exhibition featuring 200 additional works.
Otto Piene, Heinz Mack, Guenther Uecker, ... ZERO - The international art movement of the 50s and 60s
Tracing the evolution of Joseph Beuys’s sculptures, this exhibition begins with early works influenced by Wilhelm Lehmbruck and Ewald Mataré. Many of the sculptures on view hail from Céline and Heiner Bastian’s own collection and are being shown at the gallery for the first time ever, following a long-term loan to the Hamburger Bahnhof.