Video Artist Wolf Vostell, Creator of the Fluxus Movement
In 1963 Wolf Vostell became a pioneer of Video art and Installation with his work 6 TV Dé-coll/age shown at the Smollin Gallery in New York, and now in the collection of the Museo Reina Sofía in Madrid. In 1967 his Happening Miss Vietnam dealt with the subject of the Vietnam war. In 1968, he founded Labor e.V., a group that was to investigate acoustic and visual events, together with Mauricio Kagel, and others.
Wolf Vostell was the first artist in art history to integrate a television set into a work of art. This installation was created in 1958 under the title Cycle Black Room is now part of the collection of the art museum Berlinische Galerie in Berlin.