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Solo Exhibits Fluxhouse™ Fluxcity™ George Maciunas-7 Paintings From 1950 and Graphics Works No Smoking Ken Friedman – 99 Events Press Release Checklist Essays & Reviews Timeline Professional Resume Online Catalog Gallery View George Maciunas- Prefabricated Building System Press Release Checklist Essays & Reviews Works Exhibited Gallery Views Digital Animation Jonas Mekas CV Artist Timeline Fragments […]

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Bill Morrison Filmmaker and PainterBorn Chicago, IL, 11/17/65BFA Cooper Union School of Art, 1989Lives in New York City BiographyAward-winning filmmaker Bill Morrison has eight titles in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art, including “Light Is Calling”, “Decasia” and “The Film of Her”. His work has been screened at The Tate Modern, Lincoln […]

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GEORGE MACIUNAS 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 of Russian […]

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Notes on Utopia Group Exhibition Maya Stendhal Gallery March 1st – April 28th, 2007 Opening Reception Thursday, March 15th, 6-9 pm Stendhal Gallery presents a multimedia group exhibition eliciting a discourse on human attempts at establishing utopian foundations. The reality of utopia, now manifested only as an impractical, idealistic scheme for reform, is addressed through […]

Notes on Utopia: Group Exhibition

Notes on Utopia Group Exhibition   Maya Stendhal Gallery March 1st – April 28th, 2007 Opening Reception Thursday, March 15th, 6-9 pm Stendhal Gallery presents a multimedia group exhibition eliciting a discourse on human attempts at establishing utopian foundations. The reality of utopia, now manifested only as an impractical, idealistic scheme for reform, is addressed through […]

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 […]

Notes on Soho And a Reminiscence By Hollis Melton

“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 […]

Notes on Grapefruit, Original Manuscript, 1964

  Notes on Yoko Ono, Grapefruit, Original Manuscript, 1964 Yoko Ono Grapefruit original manuscript on view for the first time, Stendhal Gallery, 2009 150 pieces comprise the original manuscript of Yoko Ono’s pivotal 1964 work Grapefruit. Assembled into an artist’s book and originally published in Tokyo in a limited edition of 500 (Simon and Schuster […]

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

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 […]

Alan Turing (Stanford Encycropedia of Philosophy)

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 […]

Alan Turing (Stanford Encycropedia of Philosophy)

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 […]

Performa 11: Fluxus and the Tendency Toward Coherence

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 […]

Fluxus Exhibition : at/around/beyond at Rutgers University

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 […]

Guggenheim presents stillspotting nyc with Arvo Part and Snohetta

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Snøhetta. Concept sketch for “To a Great City,” 2011. Digital photograph with handwriting. © Snøhetta 2011. stillspotting nyc: Manhattan To a Great City by Arvo Pärt and Snøhetta September 15–18 and 22–25, 2011 stillspotting.guggenheim.org COMPOSER ARVO PÄRT AND ARCHITECTS SNØHETTA COLLABORATE FOR GUGGENHEIM EXHIBITION IN LOWER MANHATTAN Second Edition in stillspotting […]

Astrit Schmidt-Burkhardt Maciunas’ “Atlas of Russian History”

Astrit Schmidt-Burkhardt Maciunas’ “Atlas of Russian History” “Outside of a linear historicality” Laurence Weiner George Maciunas’ outstanding oeuvre [opus magnum] of about three dozen story-diagrams was developed between 1953 and 1973. He spent twenty years dealing with diagrammatic illustrations of historic-political, cultural historical, economic and artistic causalities, starting out as a versatile and curious student, […]

Stanford Unveils MONUMENTS TO THE FUTURE by Peter Wegner

Stanford Unveils MONUMENTS TO THE FUTURE by Peter Wegner William Griffin Gallery Peter Wegner, MONUMENT TO CHANGE AS IT CHANGES. 108″ x 384″, steel and polycarbonate, 2,048 flip digit modules each with 80 custom-printed flaps, permanently installed at the Knight Management Center, Stanford University, Palo Alto CA. Photo © Peter Wegner On April 28, Stanford […]

Peggy Guggenheim Collection

Peggy Guggenheim Collection Andy Warhol, “Ileana Sonnabend,” 1973. The Sonnabend Collection. © Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, by SIAE 2011. Ileana Sonnabend. An Italian Portrait 29 May–2 October 2011 Considered by many to be among the greatest gallerists of late 20th century contemporary art, Ileana Sonnabend (1914–2007) also brought together a major art […]