Gustav Metzger, (1926–2017) creator of “auto-destructive art,” has died in London age ninety.
19 April 2016
Modern Art Oxford presents the second exhibition in KALEIDOSCOPE, the Gallery’s year-long programme of unfolding exhibitions to celebrate their 50th anniversary. The second show in the gallery’s programme, ‘A Moment of Grace’ takes its title from an observation by German artist Gustav Metzger – founder of the Auto-Destructive art movement in the 1960s – that […]
London-based artist and political activist Gustav Metzger is to initiate the project ‘Remember Nature’, with arts practitioners around the world encouraged to participate in a Day of Action to highlight the topic of extinction. Metzger’s call to action urges arts professionals and students from all disciplines to create new work concerning this issue. ‘Remember Nature’, […]
“As artists we need to take a stand against the ongoing erasure of species, even where there is little chance of ultimate success. It is our privilege and our duty to be at the forefront of the struggle. While humanity has moved through extreme crises in the past, time and speed is of the essence.” […]