Timeline

1931
Born in Lollar, Germany
1950–1956
Studies at the State Art Academy Dusseldorf, Germany
MA in philosophy at the University of Cologne, Germany
1957
Co-founder of the ZERO-group with Otto Piene and then Günther Uecker
1958
Krefeld Art Award
1965
1. Prix arts plastiques, 4. Biennale Venice, Italy
1966
Group ZERO splits up; final common exhibition with Otto Piene and Günther Uecker in Bonn; organizes there together with Uecker the ZERO Festival at the railway station Rolandseck, where 1000 people celebrate the end of the ZERO era
1968
Appointed as a member of the Academy of Arts, Berlin
1970
Appointment as a Professor in Osaka, Japan
1970
Adolf-Grimme special award for the Tele- Mack film
1970
Special award from the Film Biennale in Venice for the Tele- Mack film
1978
Lectures at the University of Toronto and in the Congress Hall in Berlin
1979
1. Award of the international competition "Light ´79", Netherlands
1983
Lecture Zur Kunst unserer Zeit in the Museum Folkwang, Essen
1983
Lectures in Teheran Museum of Contemporary Art and in Schiraz at the German Cultural Days
1983
Sky-Art-Conference Munich
1986
Adolf-Grimme-Award for his film "Tele-Mack"
1992
Grand Culture Prize of the Rheinischer Sparkassenverband
2004
Award: Große Bundesverdienstkreuz der Bundesrepublik Deutschland
2008
ZERO-Foundation was founded in Düsseldorf, Germany
2009
Award: Ehrenring der Stadt Mönchengladbach, Germany
Lives and works in Mönchengladbach and on Ibiza

Exhibitions

since 2009
Sammlung Batliner - Monet bis Picasso, permanent exhibition since 2009, Albertina, Vienna, Austria
2013
Samuelis Baumgarte Galerie, Bielefeld, Germany (solo)
2013
Heinz Mack, Samuelis Baumgarte Galerie, ART COLOGNE, Germany
2013
Heinz Mack, Samuelis Baumgarte Galerie, art KARLSRUHE, Germany
2013
ZERO entre Paris et Düsseldorf, Passage de Retz, Paris, France
2013
DYNAMO! Espace et vision dans l`art de nos jours á 2013, Grand Palais, Galeries Nationales, Paris, France
2012–2013
ZERO auf Papier, Leopold-Hoesch-Museum, Düren, Germany
2012–2013
L´art contemporain du vitrail en Allemagne, Centre international du Vitrail, Chartres, France
2012–2013
Heinz Mack in Berlin. Works From 1958 - 2012, Galerie Arndt, Berlin, Germany
2012
Heinz Mack - das eine ist nicht dasselbe! Galerie Denise René, Paris, France
2012
Heinz Mack - Zwischen den Zeiten, Museum Ostwall, Dortmund, Germany
2012
Asche und Gold. Eine Weltreise, MARTa Herford, Germany
2012
Zwischen Geometrie und Abstraktion,Samuelis Baumgarte Galerie, Bielefeld, Germany
2012
HEINZ MACK zum 80. Geburtstag - 12 Werke aus 6 Jahrzehnten, Samuelis Baumgarte Galerie, Bielefeld, Germany
2011
Heinz Mack - Annäherungen - Bilder und Skulpturen, Samuelis Baumgarte Galerie, Bielefeld, Germany
2011
Kinetik, Städtisches Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach, Germany
2011
Early Metal Reliefs 1957-1967, Sperone Westwater Gallery, New York
2011
Licht - Raum – Farbe, Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Bonn
2011
12 Werke aus 6 Jahrzehnten, Samuelis Baumgarte Galerie, Bielefeld, Germany
2011
Die Sprache meiner Hand, museum kunst palast, Düsseldorf, Germany
2011
ART COLOGNE, Samuelis Baumgarte Galerie, Germany
2010
Annäherungen – Bilder und Skulpturen, Samuelis Baumgarte Galerie, Bielefeld, Germany
2010
ART COLOGNE, Samuelis Baumgarte Galerie, Germany
2010
Heinz Mack / Lucio Fontana, Ben Brown Fine Arts, London
2009
Licht der ZERO-Zeit, Ludwig Museum, Koblenz, Germany
2009
Paintings 1957-1964, Sperone Westwater Gallery, New York
2008
Lichtwelten, Samuelis Baumgarte Galerie, Bielefeld
2008
Art Cologne, Samuelis Baumgarte Galerie
2008
Heinz Mack, Lichtwelten, Samuelis Baumgarte Galerie, Bielefeld, Germany
2007
Art Cologne, Samuelis Baumgarte Galerie
2006–2007
Heinz Mack, Pergamon Museum, Berlin
2006
Zero, Museum Kunstpalast, Düsseldorf
2006
Heinz Mack, Malerei und Skulptur, Samuelis Baumgarte Galerie, Bielefeld
2006
Cologne Fine Art, Samuelis Baumgarte Galerie
2006
Art Cologne, Samuelis Baumgarte Galerie
2006
Kunstmesse München, Samuelis Baumgarte Galerie
2006
Zeitschnitt, Malerei, Fotografie, Skulptur und interaktive Medien, Samuelis Baumgarte Galerie, Bielefeld, Germany
2005
Art Cologne, Samuelis Baumgarte Galerie
2004
Art Cologne, Samuelis Baumgarte Galerie
2003
Art Cologne, Samuelis Baumgarte Galerie
2002
Art Cologne, Samuelis Baumgarte Galerie
1998
Utopie & Wirklichkeit, Liechtensteinische Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Liechtenstein
1996
Im Zeichen der Sternzeit, Galerie Holtmann Cologne, Germany
1987
Sculptures, Galerie Holtmann Cologne, Germany
1982
Hommage à Barnett Newman, Nationalgalerie Berlin, Germany
1958–1977
Documenta II, III, IV, VI, Kassel, Germany
1965
Nul-Zero u.a., Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Netherlands