2008-06 George Maciunas- Prefabricated Building System

The Fluxhouse Cooperatives By Charles R. Simpson

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The Fluxhouse Cooperatives In 1966 George Maciunas, an artist working in the dadaist tradition of anarchistic and irreverent art, became entranced with the idea of artist cooperatives as a vehicle for the emancipation of artists. Beyond residences and studios, Maciunas hoped to establish collective workshops, food-buying cooperatives, and theaters to link the strengths of various […]

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2007-5-Universal Language

Universal Language & the Avant-Garde Hans Richter and Viking Eggeling

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Universal Language & the Avant-Garde Stendhal Gallery May 10 – July 28, 2007 Stendhal Gallery proudly presents Universal Language & The Avant-Garde, a show exploring the creative relationship between artists Hans Richter (1888-1976) and Viking Eggeling (1880-1925). Each believed that art had the ability to communicate a universal language, permeating national borders and understood by […]

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2006-09 George Maciunas:Charts, Diagrams, Films, Documents, and Atlases

The Historical Past of Fluxus' Future By Astrit Schmidt-Burkhardt

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George Maciunas’ Charts The Historical Past of Fluxus’ Future One makes history if one actively intervenes. From the position of stepping back and reflecting, one writes about it. George Maciunas practiced both. As ‘agent-provocateur’ his name became synonymous with the New York Fluxus movement. By acting as the editor of publications both graphically stylized and […]

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2008-06 George Maciunas- Prefabricated Building System

From Planned Utopias to Jerry-rigged Realities: The Multiple Forms of Maciunas’s Living-Working Systems By Mari Dumett

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From Planned Utopias to Jerry-rigged Realities: The Multiple Forms of Maciunas’s Living-Working Systems By: Mari Dumett Reflecting on the life of Lithuanian-born artist and Fluxus founder George Maciunas, fellow artist Geoffrey Hendricks once stated: “To understand George it is helpful to reflect on where and how he lived, for the spaces he created paralleled how […]

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