Cortesi Gallery presents an overview of the Zero movement as their inaugural London exhibition. Including a number of works by Europe’s top ‘Modern Masters’, including Enrico Castellani, Lucio Fontana, herman de vries, Jan Schoonhoven, Gunther Uecker and Paolo Scheggi, this exhibition provides a valuable insight into the conceptual and formal affinities that crossed Europe’s contemporary art scene in the 1960s and 1970s, a period that lies at the heart of Cortesi’s interests. In the light of the recent exhibition at the Guggenheim Museum in New York that is currently housed within the Martin Gropius Bau in Berlin, the relevance of the Zero movement has of late become far more evident. Consisting of a network of intellectuals and artists, the group was officially founded in 1958 in Düsseldorf, with Heinz Mack, Otto Piene and Günther Uecker as central figures. For its followers, Zero

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