Gustav Metzger / Eichmann and the Angel 2005 / Industrial conveyor belt, wall of Guardian newspapers and reproduction of Paul Klee’s Angelus Novus 1920 / Commissioned by Cubitt, Installation at Lunds Konsthall, Sweden / Photograph Lunds Konsthall/Terje Östling / © 2009 Gustav Metzger / Courtesy the artist and Emanuel von Baeyer – London
The Serpentine Gallery presents a major exhibition of work by the influential artist and activist Gustav Metzger, examining his life-long exploration of politics, ecology and the destructive powers of 20th-century society. Metzger’s career has spanned over 60 years and this is the most extensive survey of his work to be shown in the UK.
Gustav Metzger: Decades 1959–2009
Date: September 29th – November 8th, 2009
Place: Serpentine Gallery
Address: Kensington Gardens, London W2 3XA
Text: mariko takei