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"Auto-destructive Art" - Gustav Metzger

Photograph taken at Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge.


Last chance to see: Gustav Metzger’s LIFT OFF!

Pioneer of a mid-20th Century movement that centred around Auto-Creative and Auto-Destructive art, Gustav Metzger sought to find a way of integrating art with scientific and technological advances – or even to remove the artist from the process of creation altogether. 631 more words

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Final days of Fun with Summer at the Museums

Summer at the Museums:  24 July – 3 September 2014

The weather may have turned autumnal but we’ve still got plenty of summer happenings for you to enjoy this week. 634 more words


A summer of fetes and festivals in north Cambridge

Even though the schools have only just broken up for the school holidays the University of Cambridge Museums summer community programme has already been very busy supporting the many fetes and festivals in north Cambridge. 348 more words


School’s out but Summer at the Museums is in!

Summer at the Museums:  24 July – 3 September 2014

School maybe out for summer but the holidays have certainly arrived at museums and collections across Cambridge. 731 more words



I tend to buy a postcard for everywhere i go, so I’ve decided to share some with you; each one has a memory attached or represents a moment that i enjoyed. 505 more words

Gustav Metzger: LIFT OFF! at Kettle's Yard

Kettle’s Yard in its current state is a hybrid between art gallery and science laboratory, as it presents some of Gustav Metzger’s Auto-Creative Art works, recreated from those he first made in the 1960’s and curated by Elizabeth Fisher. 929 more words