short biography

Nicolas Schöffer (b. 1912, Kalocsa / Hungary, d. 1992, Paris / France) was one of the most famous light kinetics artists. He created cybernetic controlled 'Total works of art'. In 1964 he participated in the documenta 3 in Kassel. Important works are: "Cybernetic Tower", Park Saint Cloud, Paris (1954); "Cybernetic City", Liège (1972); "Tour Schoeffer" - La Défense, Paris (1972).

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  • 23. Nov 10. May 2009
    Blickmaschinen MGK Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Siegen
  • 17. Feb 20. May
    OP ART Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt