Notes on Soho And a Reminiscence By Hollis Melton

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“Although once thought as a ‘movement’, with all the appropriate manifestos and positions, Fluxus is not a movement as such, but a tendency which cuts across the oeuvres of various artists rather than encompassing them totally. This brings Fluxus into total harmony with the art trends of the 1970s. What distinguishes Fluxus from other trends […]

Fluxus: To George With Love by John Hendricks

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Fluxus: To George With Love Fluxus had its antecedents in those enlightened, earlier twentieth-century artists who wanted to release art from the moribund constraints of formalism. What Dada, Marcel Duchamp, and some aspects of Futurism and Russian Constructivism had initiated in diverse ways between 1909 and 1929 was, by the mid-1950s, reigniting a continuing revolution. […]

FLUXUS: TO GEORGE WITH LOVE By Deborah Garwood

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“If man could experience the world, the concrete world surrounding him, in the same way he experiences art, there would be no need for art, artists, and similar ‘nonproductive’ elements.” -George Maciunas (1) George Maciunas (1931 – 1978) often asserted that Fluxus was not an art movement but a way of life. He became known […]