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Fluxhouse™ / Fluxcity™ George Maciunas began to develop the modular prototype used in Fluxhouse in 1955 and continued to do so while working at Olin Mathieson’s division of Aluminum Product Development and Design. He filed a patent for the invention of a structural framework for prefabricated buildings using aluminum beams and columns on January 27, […]

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Tamara de Lempicka

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Tamara de Lempicka Works on Paper / Limited Edition Prints Upcoming Exhibition Fall, 2012 Tamara de Lempicka (16 May 1898 – 18 March 1980) Adam & Eve Limited Edition: 195 Published 1994 150 colored Hand-pulled Serigraph Archival Museum Bord 45 1/2” x 28 3/4” (115.57 cm x 73.025 cm) Estate Authorized A certificate of authenticity […]

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Tamara De Lempicka’s Lost Painting at Auction in May

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Tamara De Lempicka’s Lost Painting at Auction in May Spring Art Auctions Boast All-Star Line-Ups Tamara de Lempicka, ‘Nu adossé I,’ 1925. (Sotheby’s) A number of standout artworks by such modern masters as Cezanne, Munch and Warhol and pioneering women artists from Tamara Lempicka to Cindy Sherman are heading to the auction block in May. […]

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Alan Turing (Stanford Encycropedia of Philosophy)

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Alan Turing Alan Turing (1912–1954) never described himself as a philosopher, but his 1950 paper “Computing Machinery and Intelligence” is one of the most frequently cited in modern philosophical literature. It gave a fresh approach to the traditional mind-body problem, by relating it to the mathematical concept of computability he himself had introduced in his […]

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Alan Turing Exhibition at the Heinz Nixdorf MuseumsForum

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Exhibition at the Heinz Nixdorf MuseumsForum focuses on mathematician Alan Turing A close up view of an enigma deciphering machine from German Navy displayed in the exhibition ‘Eminent Enigmatic’ at the Heinz Nixdorf Museumsforum (HNF) in Paderborn, Germany, 10 January 2012. The HNF is presenting the special exhibition ‘Eminent Enigmatic – 10 aspects of Alan […]

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Hans Ulrich Obrist and Independent Curators International search for the do it archive

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Hans Ulrich Obrist and Independent Curators International search for the do it archive Independent Curators International (ICI) www.curatorsintl.org On the occasion of the 20th anniversary of do it, Hans Ulrich Obrist and Independent Curators International (ICI) are teaming up to investigate and archive the evolving exhibition, which is now the most wide-reaching in the world, […]

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Performa 11: Fluxus and the Tendency Toward Coherence

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Performa 11: Fluxus and the Tendency Toward Coherence Posted by Alexis Clements George Maciunas, “Gift Box for John Cage: Spell Your Name with These Objects” (c. 1972). (Courtesy Grey Art Gallery) There’s a phenomenon discussed in philosophy and psychology called the bias or tendency toward coherence. In general terms, it deals with the fact that […]

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Fluxus and the Essential Questions of Life – artnet Magazine

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Fluxus at 50 GRAVITAS FOR PRANKSTERS by Michèle C. Cone “Fluxus and the Essential Questions of Life,” installation view at the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth “Fluxus and the Essential Questions of Life,” an array of over 100 objects from the “memorial collection” of Fluxus factotum George Maciunas (1931-78) at the Hood Museum of Art […]

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Benefit for Performa 11

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Performa Opening Night Benefit for Performa 11 World Premiere Elmgreen & Dragset
 Happy Days in the Art World Tuesday, November 1, 2011 www.waltermcbean.com www.performa-arts.org 7 pm Doors open 7:30 pm The World Premiere of Happy Days in the Art World by Elmgreen & Dragset
 Starring Joseph Fiennes and Charles Edwards, with Kim Criswell
 Directed by […]

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Fluxus Exhibition : at/around/beyond at Rutgers University

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at/around/beyond: Fluxus at Rutgers Eisenberg Gallery Sep 24, 2011 – Apr 01, 2012 Fluxus celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2012. A radical, experimental, and multimedia art movement of the mid-twentieth century that continues to influence contemporary art, Fluxus focuses on the unpredictable, ordinary, and ephemeral moments of everyday life. Rutgers University was an important center […]

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Call for Proposals: b-side multi media Festival 2012

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Call for Proposals: b-side multi media Festival 2012 Monsieur PooPouri Performance by Jordan Mckenzie b-side Festival Sept 2010 Photograph by Pete Millson b-side multi media Festival 2012 b-side multi media CIC http://www.b-side.org.uk b-side is a biennial multi-media, site-specific arts festival, animating public spaces in Weymouth and Portland, Dorset, England. Inspired by the ‘flip’ side of […]

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San Francisco Art Institute presents Think Art – Act Science

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San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI) Roman Keller, “The Rocket for the Rest of Us” (still), 2010. Think Art – Act Science When art and science meet September 22–November 12, 2011 www.waltermcbean.com www.sfai.edu The San Francisco Art Institute is pleased to present Think Art – Act Science, a group exhibition of works and collaborative processes by […]

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Medi(t)ation – 2011 Asian Art Biennial

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Asian Art Biennial Medi(t)ation – 2011 Asian Art Biennial 1 October 2011–1 January 2012 www.asianartbiennial.org www.ntmofa.gov.tw Medi(t)ation – 2011 Asian Art Biennial opens on October 1st at the National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts Medi(t)ation – 2011 Asian Art Biennial opens on October 1st at the National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts. Curator Iris Shu-Ping […]

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Out now: ON-CURATING.ORG ISSUE 10: Editions – Ready to Print

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ON-CURATING.ORG ISSUE 10: Editions – Ready to Print Lucy Kolb, Rendezvous, 2011 Next Event: ‘Share it’ at Kunststiftung Baden Württemberg November 4, 2011, 7.p.m. http://www.on-curating.org We asked thirteen artists of different backgrounds and formal interests to produce PDF editions. These artists have each created a work on paper consisting of 16 pages in the A4 […]

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Upcoming Event in Grey Art Gallery NYU

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Upcoming Event in Grey Art Gallery NYU Gallery Talks Wednesday, October 19, 6:30 pm Julia Robinson, Assistant Professor of Art History, NYU, and Ellen Swieskowski, CAS ’11, co-curators of Fluxus at NYU: Before and Beyond. Friday, November 11, 5:30 pm Free Flux-Tour of the Grey Art Gallery guided by artist Larry Miller Saturday, November 12, […]

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Thing/Thought: Fluxus Editions, 1962–1978 Museum of Modern Art, New York

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Thing/Thought: Fluxus Editions, 1962–1978 Museum of Modern Art, New York Willem de Ridder. European Mail-order Warehouse/Fluxshop. Winter 1964–65. photo: Wim van der Linden/MAI. The Museum of Modern Art. Gilbert and Lila Silverman Fluxus Collection Gift September 21, 2011–January 16, 2012 From the outset of Fluxus during the early 1960s, artist editions were central among the […]

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