Newspaper article by Ferdinand Spindel about the ZERO-Haus (ZERO House), 1965

Inv.-Nr.: mkp.ZERO.1.II.12, Holdings Heinz Mack, ZERO foundation, Düsseldorf

In 1963, Heinz Mack, Otto Piene and Günther Uecker planned a museum or "ZERO House" - as they orginally called it - for the city of Gelsenkirchen. Despite the support of the artist Ferdinand Spindel, the project never got beyond the initial planning stage.

The article by Spindel was published in: Ruhr Nachrichten, 15.05.1965.


Poster for the exhibition “Vlaamse Landschappen”, Mullem, 1967

Inv.-Nr.: mkp.ZERO.0.VII.11, ZERO foundation, Düsseldorf

The exhibition "Vlaamse Landschappen" (Flemish landscapes) was initiated by Jef Verheyen. The artists Uecker and Verheyen realized a series of interventions in the open landscape of the Belgian town Mullem.


Newspaper clipping about the exhibition “ZERO op zee”, 1965

Inv.-No.: mkp.ZERO.1.II.48, Holdings Heinz Mack, ZERO foundation, Düsseldorf

The outdoor exhibition "ZERO op zee" (ZERO on Sea), which was planned to take place on Scheveningen Pier (The Hague), was eventually canceled. Instead, the artists exhibited their models and skeches at the Internationale Galerij Orez in The Hague in 1966.


Poster for the exhibition “nove tendencije”, Galerija suvremene umjetnosti, Zagreb, 1961

Inv.-No.: mkp.ZERO.1.VII.120, Holdings Heinz Mack, ZERO foundation, Düsseldorf

The exhibition "nove tendencije" (New Tendencies) is organized by the artist Almir Mavignier. It is the first show of an exhibition series in Zagreb and offers an extensive survey of the various new trends of the European avant-garde.

The poster was designed by the Croatian artist Ivan Picelj.


“Zero-Mitternachtsball” (Zero midnight ball), Bahnhof Rolandseck, Remagen, 1966

Inv.-Nr.: mkp.ZERO.0.V.20_4, ZERO foundation, Düsseldorf. Photo: Werner Kohn.

The end of the joint activities of Heinz Mack, Otto Piene, and Günther Uecker was celebrated with a large party following the opening of the "Zero in Bonn" exhibition. Motto of the party was: "Zero is good for you".