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De MODERNEN. Avant-garde

16.03.2013 - 01.09.2013/General
De MODERNEN. Avant-garde
The fourth exhibition in the series on the modern art collection of KMSKA shows a selection of works that marked a radical change of direction in artistic production and in the museum's collection policy.

After WWII a number of progressive art movements across Europe were looking to make a new start; a start out of nothing. In Germany, Otto Piene, Heinz Mack and Günther Uecker formed the ZERO group. In France, there were the Nouveaux Réalistes – including Arman – and the experimental Groupe de Recherche d’Art Visuel. In Italy, Lucio Fontana was creating work based on his notions of Spatialism.

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