ZERO: Countdown to Tomorrow, 1950s-60s

Oct 17, 2014 2:26PM
"From the beginning we looked upon the term [ZERO] not as an expression of nihilism—or as a dada-like gag, but as a word indicating a zone of silence and of pure possibilities for a new beginning as at the count-down when rockets take off—ZERO is the incommensurable zone in which the old state turns into the new." Featured quote (from Otto Piene's 1964 Development of the Group 'Zero'), and Jean Tinguely's "White Moving Forms on Black Background (TNT)" (1957), are reproduced from ZERO: Countdown to Tomorrow, the essential catalog to the Guggenheim exhibition opening this week.
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