Group Zero: A Talk by Joe Ketner

November 17, 2011, 7:00PM

20 Ames Street Building E15
Cambridge, MA 02139

Joseph D. Ketner II is the Henry Lois Foster Chair in Contemporary Art Theory and Practice, Distinguished Curator-in-Residence Emerson College, Boston.  Ketner has been conducting research and focusing on the German Gruppe Zero (Heinz Mack, Otto Piene, and Günther Uecker) with a particular focus on their formative role in the transformation of art in post-World War II Europe.  Recently Ketner published an essay for Heinz Mack’s exhibition at Sperone Westwater Gallery, New York (2011).  He also assisted Otto Piene on the recreation of a slide projection performance of Proliferation of the Sun and a Sky Art event (2010-2011).  Ketner’s talk will provide a historical framing of Otto Piene’s involvement with Group Zero.  This progam is presented in conjunction with the List Center’s current exhibition Otto Piene: Lichtballett.

This talk is FREE and open to the general public.

For more information, contact:

Mark Linga
[617] 452-3586