The New York Times, “Gustav Metzger, ‘Auto-Destructive Art’ Provocateur, Dies at 90”

Mr. Metzger was a committed radical by his teens and for a time lived in an anarchist commune near Bristol. “In the early 1940s I planned to be a full-time revolutionary who would move around like they did in Russia,” he told Arts Monthly in 1999. “I really meant this and was preparing myself for a kind of martyrdom — possibly even death by firing squad.”

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