Heinz Mack

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* 08 03 1931 | Lollar

Works by Heinz Mack


Heinz Mack

1931
Born in Lollar, Germany
   
1950-1956
Studies at the State Art Academy in Düsseldorf; Graduates in Philosophy from the University of Cologne
   
1957
Co-founder of the ZERO-movement in Düsseldorf, together with Otto Piene
   
1958
First "Light Reliefs", "Light Pillars", and launches the so-called "Sahara Project"; Awarded Art Prize by the town of Krefeld
   
1963
Premio Marzotto, Italy
    
1965
Wins the First Prix arts plastiques, at the 4th Biennial Venice
    
1968
Paints his last work on canvas, for the time being
    
1970
Appointed professor in Osaka/Japan; Wins the Adolf-Grimme Award for his film "Tele-Mack",
 
1971
Recognition Award at the Biennial Film Festival in Venice
   
1979
Awarded 1st Prize at the international competition "Light ´79", Netherlands
    
since 1991
Resumes painting on canvas ("Chromatic Constellations")
    
1992
Awarded the Great Culture Prize by Rhenish Association of Savings Banks (Sparkassenverband)
    
1997
Ceramic sculptures
   
Heinz Mack lives and works in Mönchengladbach, Germany.

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