Artist

Maciunas, George

Artist's book (15 work / s)

Code FX1250   Artist's book

Fluxyearbox 1 (book version)

1964

Assembled, designed and produced by G. Maciunas
Anthology of flat objects by Fluxus artists
in an envelope, 19 x 21 x 4 cm. 

Containing:
a. Photographic documentation
    of the performances by: G. Brecht, M. Shiomi,
    G. Maciunas, T. Kosugi, P. Corner,
    J. Jones, R. Watts and G. Akasegawa

b. Enveloped objects by:
- Ay-O:
  "Finger envelope", No. 0062E

- G. Brecht:
  "Five places", No. FX1565
  "Direction", No. 0056E

- Congo:
  "Congo image / Two paintings by Congo", No. 1000E

- Hi Red Center:
  "Hi Red Center", No. FXC1323

- Y. Ono:
  "Self portrait", No. 0708E

- A. Halprin:  
  "Landscape event", No. FX0046

- S. Hashimoto:  
  "Composition for rich man"

- T. Kosugi:  
  "Theatre music", No. 0714E
  "Rats", No. 0622

- J. Jones:
  "A favorite song", No. 0719E

- A. Knowles:
  "Glove for examining", No. 0621E

- B. Vautier:
  "Mystery envelope", No. 1373E        
  "Turn this page/This was a..", No. 0693E           
  "Je signe tout", No. 0682E        
  "Nine directions in art", No. FX0284

- R. Watts: 
  "Key hole", No. 0716E
  "Dollar bill", No. 0609E             
  "Brands", No. 0610E
  "Photomontage..", No. 0715E

- E. Williams:
  "Tipogramma A, B,C", No. 0080E
  "Tipogramma O", No. 0081E         
  "Song of uncertain length", No. FX0928  
  "Tag", No. FX1085
  "B song for five performers", No. FX1419   
  "dbpq", No. FX0392           
  "Voice Piece for L.M. Young (1962)", No. FXM0406
  "Counting songs", No. FXM0527         
  "Litany and response  I & II", No. FX1504             
  "An opera", No. 0318E           
  "Duet", No. FXM0279

- L. M. Young:
  "Remains from composition No. 2", No. 0799E            
  "Trio for strings", No. 0800E
  "Death chant", No. 0406E

- M. Shiomi:
  "Disappearing music for envelopes", No. 0591E

- G. Ligeti:
  "Trois bagatelles for David Tudor", No. 0454E

- S. Kubota:
  "Napkin for next supper", No. 0071E

- J. Mac Low:
  "Letters for Iris numbers for...", No. FX1424
  "Drawings-asymmetries", No. 0634E
  "Thanks and thanks II", No. FX1404
  "Directions for performing Rush Hour", No. FX0869    
  "How Rush Hour Was Written", No. FX0869    

- G. Maciunas:
  "Photograph of L.M.Young look..", No. 0013E
  "Photo portrait G. Brecht", No. 0013E        
  "Photograph of La Monte Young", No. 0013E
  "Photo of J.M.Low with E.Eggleston", No.0013E
  "Photo portrait child", No. 0013E
  "Photo portrait of E. Williams", No. 0013E
  "Radiography", No. 0013E
  "The grand frauds of architecture", No. 0035E
  "Name cards", No. 0014E
  "Promotional card editor", No. FX1347

- T. Schmit:
  "from: Sanitas...", No. FX1293     
  "Zyklus", No. FXM0480             
  "Floor and foot theater", No. FX0672

- B. Patterson:
  "Puzzle - Poem", No. 0473E
  "Variations for double bass", No. FXM0257
  "Overture (vers. II-III)...", No. FX1409
  "Lemons", No. FXPH1602
  "Traffic light...", No. FX1416

- T. Saito:
  "Magic boat", No. 0748E

Letter, 1998
Letter received from Jon Hendricks
Printed paper, 29.5 x 21 cm.
Archived in folder G. Hendricks documents, No. FX0534

Notes:
Maciunas personal copy authenticated by J. Hendricks

Exhibition: 2000, Bassano del Grappa ; 2000, Naples ; 2006, Rome ; 2009, Barcelona ; 2009, Paris ; 2010, Moscow ; 2012, Chiasso ; 2015, Rome ; 2019, Ulm ; 2019, London.

Bibl.: J. Hendricks, "Fluxus Codex", Detroit-New York, 1988, p.92 ; "Sentieri Interrotti-Crisi della rappresentazione e iconoclastia nelle arti dagli anni Cinquanta alla fine del secolo", exhibition catalogue, Bassano del Grappa, 2000 ; "Fluxus nella sua epoca", exhibition catalogue, Naples, 2000, p. 70 ; "Il libro come opera d'arte", exhibition catalogue, Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna, Rome, 2006, p.90 ; "Creative R'evolution-50 years of Fluxus from the Archivio Bonotto", Barcelona, 2009 ; "Sudain l'été Fluxus", Passage de Retz, Paris, 2009 ; "Fluxus. A Creative Revolution 1962-2012", Chiasso, 2012, p. 173 ; "Fluxus! Antikunst ist auch Kunst", Köln, 2012, p. 16.

Cover

Video

Maciunas

Maciunas

Brecht / Shiomi / Maciunas / Kosugi

Corner / Jones / Watts / Ay-O

Maciunas

Maciunas / Brecht

Brecht

Maciunas

Hi Red Center

Hi Red Center / Yoko Ono

Congo

Congo

Congo / Maciunas

Halprin

Halprin

Halprin

Kosugi

Maciunas

Jones

Maciunas

Maciunas

Knowles

Maciunas

Kaprow

Kaprow / Maciunas

Vautier

Vautier

Vautier

Vautier / Watts

Watts

Watts

Maciunas

Williams

Williams

Williams

Williams

Williams / Maciunas

La Monte

La Monte

La Monte

La Monte

La Monte

La Monte

La Monte

La Monte

La Monte

La Monte / Macunas

La Monte

La Monte

La Monte

Shiomi

Maciunas

Ligeti

Ligeti

Ligeti / Maciunas

Kubota

Maciunas

Mac low

Mac Low

Mac Low

Mac Low

Maciunas

Schmit

Schmit / Maciunas

Maciunas

Maciunas

Maciunas

Maciunas

Maciunas

Maciunas

Patterson

Patterson

Patterson

Maciunas

Saito

Williams

Kosugi

Maciunas

Maciunas

Letter 1998

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