Cage, John Milton Jr. / Moorman, Charlotte / Paik, Nam June

Performance (42 work / s)


Code FXCM0391 1/3   Performance Collective

26' 1. 1499 for a String Player (1955)


Documents of different musical performances:

1. Human Cello
    Performed by C. Moorman and N. J. Paik
a. B/w photo at Café au Go Go, New York, 1965
    by P. Moore and edited by Pari Editori & Dispari, Cavriago, 1984
    Numbered 1/3 and signed by the artists, 100 x 74 cm.
b. Excerpt  of video cassette, VHS "Some Fluxus", No. FXCM0389
    performed at Emily Harvey Gallery, New York, 1990
c/d. Excerpts from "Cello Anthology" Vol 2, No. FX0417-3
     c: Recorded in recital in Aachen (Germany), Theatersaal, July 25, 1966.
     d: Recorded onto 12" aluminium base lacquer disc 33 rpm micro groove

e. Video by Jud Yalkut, length: 39'50"

2. Charlotte Moorman Cellist
    Announcement card, WBAY-FM 99.5 M.C., 1965
    on Wbai's Day of live broadcasting
    Black offset on green card, 11.4 x 15.2 cm.
    Part of "The world of Charlotte Moorman"
    envelope No.III, No. FXC0772

3. Avant Garde Concert III, 1964
    Excerpt from "Cello Anthology" Vol 1, No. FX0417-3
    Recorded by WBAI-FM in recital at Judson Hall, New York
    December 12, 1964.

See also: "Music scores" by J. Cage, No. 0203E

Exh.: 2009, Barcelona ; 2009, Paris ; 2010, Moscow ; 2012, Chiasso ; 2019, London.

Bibl.: "The World of Nam June Paik", exhibition catalogue, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, 2000, p.69 ; "Creative R'evolution-50 years of Fluxus from the Archivio Bonotto", exhibition catalogue, Barcelona, 2009 ; "Sudain l'été Fluxus", exhibition catalogue, Passage de Retz, Paris, 2009, p. 105 ; "Fluxus. A Creative Revolution 1962-2012", Chiasso, 2012, p. 251.