2010-09 Mr. Fluxus

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 […]

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2010-09 Mr. Fluxus

Divine Benevolence by Thomas Bayes

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Divine Benevelence Thomas Bayes Divine Benevolence: Or, An ATTEMPT to prove that the PRINCIPAL END Of the Divine Providence and Government IS THE Happiness of his Creatures. BEING An Answer to a Pamphlet, entitled, Divine Rectitude; or, An Inquiry concerning the Moral Perfections of the Deity. WITH A Refutation of the Notions therein advanced concerning […]

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2010-09 Mr. Fluxus

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, […]

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2010-09 Mr. Fluxus

Mr. Fluxus Exhibition Review

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Mr. Fluxus Exhibition Review View of Mr. Fluxus, 2010.” The birth of the curator has led to the death of the artist. Or, at least, that’s the impression one gets from a gloss of the current literature on exhibition practices. Concerns percolate that the expanded portfolio of the curator now encroaches on the artist’s autonomy. […]

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