Metzger’s move towards ‘auto-creation’ is exemplified by Liquid Crystal Environment. Although technology is central to the piece, it is used creatively to form the crystal patterns and to construct the immersive space of the installation.
Gustav Metzger (10 April 1926, Nuremberg – 1 March 2017, London) was an artist and political activist who developed the concept of Auto-Destructive Art and the Art Strike. Liquid Crystal Environment. Liquid Crystal Environment was originally made in 1965 and remade in 2005. Historic Photographs
Gustav Metzger, Artist and Activist Who Created Auto-Destructive Art Movement, Dies at 90 By Alex Greenberger Posted 03/01/17 6:48 pm Gustav Metzger, Liquid Crystal Environment , 1965/2005.
Gustav Metzger’s Liquid Crystal Environment (1998-99) at London’s Serpentine Gallery. Photograph: Johnny Green/PA A car has been parked inside the Serpentine Gallery in London, its blue paint
May 17, 2017 · Scenes shot during my lunchtime on a visit to the Tate Modern gallery in London of Liquid Crystal Environment by the artist Gustav Metzger. It was quite an animated show when I first entered the
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Sep 12, 2018 · Gustav Metzger – Liquid Crystal Environment Science was a key feature and inspiration for artist Gustav Metzger – after fleeing Nazi Germany in 1939, “he encountered a world of scientific revolution” at Cambridge school of art.
Gustav Metzger, Liquid Crystal Environment (detail), 1965/2005, five control units, liquid crystals and slide, 35mm, five colour projections Cambridge in 1945 was a discordant combination of ingrained tradition and political ferment; academic conservatism and bold experimentation.
Liquid Crystal Environment Gustav Metzger 1965/1998 Modern Art Oxford. From the collection of Modern Art Oxford. The colourful projections in this psychedelic installation are created by sending light through glass slides, which are filled with heat-sensitive liquid. As the slides move, so does the liquid, which changes temperature and then colour.
Gustav Metzger ‘Liquid Crystal Environment’, 1965, remade