Born in Lollar, Germany
Studies at the State Art Academy in Düsseldorf; Graduates in Philosophy from the University of Cologne
Co-founder of the ZERO-movement in Düsseldorf, together with Otto Piene
First "Light Reliefs", "Light Pillars", and launches the so-called "Sahara Project"; Awarded Art Prize by the town of Krefeld
Premio Marzotto, Italy
Wins the First Prix arts plastiques, at the 4th Biennial Venice
Paints his last work on canvas, for the time being
Appointed professor in Osaka/Japan; Wins the Adolf-Grimme Award for his film "Tele-Mack",
Recognition Award at the Biennial Film Festival in Venice
Awarded 1st Prize at the international competition "Light ´79", Netherlands
Resumes painting on canvas ("Chromatic Constellations")
Awarded the Great Culture Prize by Rhenish Association of Savings Banks (Sparkassenverband)
Heinz Mack lives and works in Mönchengladbach, Germany.
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