Charting Fluxus: George Maciunas’s Ambitious Art History at MoMA

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Charting Fluxus: George Maciunas’s Ambitious Art History March 6–May 6, 2013 MoMA, The Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman Education and Research Building Fluxus was an international network of artists active in the 1960s and 1970s. Through the tireless efforts of its founder George Maciunas, Fluxus presented festivals and concerts and distributed artists’ multiples, which Maciunas […]

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New Publication: Fluxus / George Maciunas “No Smoking” screen print portfolio of 4 images

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Fluxus / George Maciunas: No Smoking New Publication, Portfolio of 4 Images Publication Date: March, 2012 Stendhal Gallery in collaboration with George Maciunas Foundation Inc. is pleased to announce the pre-publication of Fluxus / George Maciunas “No Smoking” screen print portfolio of 4 images measuring in size 40” x 40” (101.6 cm x 101.6 cm) […]

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George Maciunas: Note on Chart

“George Maciunas: Note on Chart” Click to enlarge George Maciunas, Note on Chart, c. 1970. Photocopy, 8 x 12 cm ©George Maciunas Foundation Inc, All Rights Reserved. Exercise Impossible Effort Musicology Essay: “Mapping Maciunas” by John Held Jr. Essay: “Exercise” by Nicole Demby Michel Sanouillet: “The Dada Movement,” “Umberto Boccioni: Pittura scultura futuriste. (Dinamsmo plastico)” […]

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John Hendricks: Thoughts on George Maciunas and Charts

“John Hendricks: Thoughts on George Maciunas and Charts” Click to enlarge John Hendricks, September 5, 2003 Exercise Impossible Effort Musicology Essay: “Mapping Maciunas” by John Held Jr. Essay: “Exercise” by Nicole Demby Michel Sanouillet: “The Dada Movement,” “Umberto Boccioni: Pittura scultura futuriste. (Dinamsmo plastico)” George Maciunas: Note on Chart

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Flux Film No. 7: “10 Feet” by George Maciunas

Flux Film No. 7: “10 Feet” by George Maciunas Fluxfilm No. 7: 10 Feet (1966), George Maciunas. 12-2/3 sec. Silent. B&W Entry by Maciunas: “Prestype on clear film measuring tape, 10ft. length. No camera.” At the end of every foot of film numbers appear, 1, 2, etc to 10.

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I’ve Ripened to the Genius of George Maciunas

Posted Leave a commentPosted in 2010-04 Greetings from Daddaland: Fluxus, Mail Art and Rubber Stamps, Essays

I’ve Ripened to the Genius of George Maciunas By John Held, Jr. I’ve ripened to the genius of George Maciunas. It wasn’t easy “getting him” as a young artist. I aged into him. In the process of learning about art, with each new level of understanding attained, I drew closer to a place where Maciunas […]

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George Maciunas

GEORGE MACIUNAS Exhibitions 2009-11 7 Paintings From 1950 and Graphic Works No Smoking 2009-05 Do-It-Yourself : Group Exhibition 2008-03 From Fluxus To Media Art: Group Exhibition 2008-8 Prefabricated Building System 2006-9 Charts, Diagrams, Films, Documents, and Atlases 2006-2Fluxus: To George With Love Artist Info CV | Related Essays | Reviews

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George Maciunas- Prefabricated Building System

George Maciunas- Prefabricated Building System June 5 – August 23,  2008 Architectural Model 142 x 147 x 40.5 cm., 162.5 x 167.5 cm base Heavy density fiberboard with styrene, extruded aluminum, acrylic panel Copyright © 1965, 2008 The George Maciunas Foundation, Inc

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George Maciunas

GEORGE MACIUNAS – BIOGRAPHY Born: November 8, 1931 in Kaunas, Lithuania EDUCATION: 1949-52: Cooper Union School of Art, studied art, graphic art, architecture 1952-54: Carnegie Institue of Technology, Pittsburgh, studied architecture and musicology. B. of Architecture 1955-60: Institute of Fine Arts, NYU, studied European and Siberian art of migrations CHARTS, DIAGRAMS AND ATLASES 1953: Atlas […]

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GEORGE MACIUNAS- 7 Paintings from the 1950s and Graphic Works

Posted Leave a commentPosted in 2009-11-GEORGE MACIUNAS 7 Paintings from the 1950s and Graphic Works, News

NO SMOKING October 31 – December 19 Opening Reception: Saturday, October 31, 2009 12 – 5pm George Maciunas Untitled circa 1950’s oil on canvas 30” x 24” (76.2cm x 61 cm) Private Collection Stendhal Gallery is pleased to announce the exhibition 7 Paintings from 1950’s and Graphic Works from October 31 – December 19, 2009. […]

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Julia E. Robinson on Fluxus and George Maciunas

Posted Leave a commentPosted in 2007-11 The Avant-Garde: From Futurism to Fluxus, Essays

Julia E. Robinson George Maciunas: Desigen on Fluxus George Maciunas is best known today as the “impresario” of Fluxus: an international group of artists whose first members came together in 1962 for an inaugural concert series at Wiesbaden, Germany (not far from the epicenter of New Music in Darmstadt). Hardly a regular “concert,” the “Fluxus […]

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The New Yorker: George Maciunas

Posted Leave a commentPosted in 2006-09 George Maciunas:Charts, Diagrams, Films, Documents, and Atlases, 2009-05 Do-It-Yourself: Group Exhibition, Reviews

GEORGE MACIUNAS Maciunas (1931-78) is best known as a leading member of the sixties Fluxus movement. The charts, diagrams, films, documents, and atlases here bear some marks of Fluxus—particularly the lo-fi, D.I.Y. elements—but they also draw heavily on Maciunas’s personal history and heritage (his mother was Russian, his father Lithuanian). The “Atlas of Russian History” is a painstakingly drawn […]

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