John Held Jr: Black Mountain College Museum, Networking Chance

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Networking Chance: “A Global Situation Involving the Possibility of People Everywhere and Anywhere” “Prepared by the author for presentation at “Re-Viewing Black Mountain College 2,” a conference co-hosted by The Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center andThe University of North Carolina at Asheville, October 8-10, 2010. By John Held, Jr. In 1968, well before […]

An Anthology: The Education of Mr. Fluxus by John Held Jr.

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An Anthology: The Education of Mr. Fluxus The well-publicized angst of the Abstract Expressionist painters, laid bare on canvas and by in-fighting among themselves, rose from inner demons and newfound success. John Cage and colleagues, just as fiercely focused on their art as the Ab Ex’ers, labored unheralded during this same period, feeling besieged, misunderstood, […]