Thursday, October 20, 2011

Gustav Metzger

Gustav Metzger  'Acid action painting' 1961
Gustav Metzger was one in a long line of artists that made destructive art works, or destroyed their work. 

Jef Bourgeau provides a categorised timeline, detailing auto-destructive art and art tagging.  Relevant events are also mapped:

1937 - Nazis mount the exhibition ENTARTETE KUNST (DEGENERATE ART) in Munich. Over 100,000 visitors.

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