Artist

Patterson, Ben

Artist's book (3 Schede)

Code FX1238   Artist's book

The Black & White File. A Primary Collection of Scores and Instructions for his Music, Events, Operas, Performances and Other Projects, 1958-1998

1999

Published by the artist, Wiesbaden-Erbenheim
Black binder, 32 x 29 x 5 cm. containing
printed sheets, some with original interventions
Signed and numbered 1/20
with dedication to Luigi

Artist's book includes the following scores and actions:
- "Paper Piece", 1961
- "Ants", 1960
- "Duo for Voice and a String Instrument", 1960
- "Lemons", 1961
- "Ouverture II and III", 1961 / 1964
- "Septet from Lemons", 1961
- "Pavane for Flutes", 1961
- "Variations for Double Bass", 1961
- "Pond", 1962
- "Portrait of an Egg", 1962
- "Sneak Peek", 1962
- "Solo for Dancer", 1962
- "A Very Lawful Dance for Ennis", 1962
- "A Biting Peace for Pyla", 1963
- "Examination", 1963
- "First Symphony", 1964
- "How the Average Person Thinks About Art", 1987
- "I Visited the U.S.A.", 1987
- "Artist's Greeting", 1988
- "Critical Encounters", 1988
- "Signature No. 1", 1990
- "Signature No. 2", 1991
- "Bolero", 1994
- "Das Bahnhof Requiem", 1995
- "On the Road with Al...
   a Gedächtnisperformance für Al Hansen", 1996
- "A Simple Opera", 1996
- "The Future Makes Progress", 1997
- "Some "Found Objects" - Quotations -
   Recently Discovered by Benjamin Patterson", 1997
- "The Three Operas", 1997 ("Carmen", 1990;
   "Madame Butterfly", 1993;
   "Tristan und Isolde", 1961-1963)
- "World Weather", 1997
- "The Creation of the World", 1998
- "How to Make Art: Benjamin Patterson's Foolproof Methods", 1998

Bibl.: "Benjamin Patterson. Born in the State of FLUXUS/us", exhibition catalogue, Houston, 2012, p.165.

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