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Piene, Otto, 1928-2014

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Personal name headingPiene, Otto, 1928-2014
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LocatedDüsseldorf (Germany) Groton (Mass.)
Birth date1928-04-18
Death date2014-07-17
Place of birthBad Laasphe (Germany)
Place of deathBerlin (Germany)
Field of activityKinetic art Light art Sky art Zero (Group of artists)
AffiliationMassachusetts Institute of Technology. Center for Advanced Visual Studies
University of Pennsylvania
Profession or occupationPainters Sculptors Art teachers College teachers
Found inBonn. Städtische Kunstsammlungen. Zero in Bonn, 1966.
New York times (online), viewed July 22, 2014 (in obituary published July 18: Otto Piene; b. Apr. 1928, Bad Laasphe; went to the U.S. in 1964; d. Thursday [July 17, 2014], Berlin, where he was attending the opening of a retrospective of his work, aged 86; had homes in Düsseldorf and Groton, Mass.; German painter and sculptor known for his experiments in kinetic art and for working at the junction of art, nature, and technology)