Mac Low, Jackson / Maciunas, George / Young, La Monte

Artist's book (30 work / s)


Code FXC0891   Artist's book Collective

An Anthology of chance operations, concept art, anti-art, indeterminacy, improvisation, meaningless work, natural disaster, plans of action, mathematics, poetry, essay


Published by Heiner Friedrich, New York
Edited by La Monte Young and Jackson Mac Low
Designed by G. Maciunas
Unnumbered pages, 20 x 23 cm.

1. First edition, 1962/63
2. Second edition, 1971/72

- G. Brecht, Indeterminacy Music Compositions
  "Motor vehicle sundown (Event)", No. FX1108
  "Spanish card piece for objects", No. FX1337
  "Card-piece for voice", No. FX1400

- J. Cage
  "Excerpt from 45' for a speaker"

- H. Flynt
  "Essay: Concept Art", No. FX0925

- Y. Ono
  "To George, poem No.18, Oct 29, 1961", No. 0705E

- D. Higgins
  "Constellation for five performers...", No. FXM0419
  "Telephone music (Concretiom No.6)", No. FX0530

- T. Ichiyanagi
  "Mudai#1 for La Monte Young", No. 0022E
  "Music-for-electric-metronome", No. 0024E

- R. Johnson, J. Waring
  "Laughter poem for...", No. 0111S

- J. Mac Low
  "From stanzas for Iris Lezak", No. FX1007
  "A greater sorrow"
  "Methods for reading...", No. FX1332
  "Untitled" No. FX1219  and "Thanks", No. FX1404
  "Earl E. T. Smith, the Palm Bitch", No. FX1184

- N. J. Paik
  "To the symphony for 20 rooms", No. FX1405

- D. Roth
  "Black page with holes", No. 1284E

- E. Williams
  "Cellar song for five voices", No. FXM0290
  "Beatitude", No. 0078E

- L. M. Young
  "Composition 1960", No. FX1407  
  "Piano piece for D. Tudor #1 #2 #3", No. FXPH1012
  R.Maxfield, "Composer, perform...", No. FX1320
  "Music, electronic and performed", No. FX1320

Other artists included are:
C. Bremer, E. Brown, J. Byrd, W de Maria,
T. Jennings, Dennis, T. Riley and others

See also:
G. Maciunas graphics, No. FX1608
Anoouncement card, No. FX1162

Exh: 2000, Bassano del Grappa ; 2009, Paris ; 2010, Moscow ; 2012, Chiasso ; 2015, Rome ; 2019, London ; 2022-2023, Milan.

Bibl.: G. Maciunas, "Biographical data" included in "Letters" ; J. Hendricks, "Fluxus Codex", exhibition catalogue, Detroit-New York, 1988, p.40 ; "Sentieri Interrotti-Crisi della rappresentazione e iconoclastia nelle arti dagli anni Cinquanta alla fine del secolo", exhibition catalogue, Bassano del Grappa, 2000 ; "Guardare, raccontare, pensare, conservare...", exhibition catalogue, Mantova, 2004, p.274 ; "Fluxus. A Creative Revolution 1962-2012", Chiasso, 2012, p.184


first pages

G. Brecht

C. Bremer

E. Brown

J. Byrd

J. Cage

J. Cage

J. Cage / W. De Maria

H. Flynt

Y. Ono

D. Higgins

T. Ichiyanagi

T. Jennings


Music, ding dong

R. Johnson, J. Waring

J. Mac Low

R. Maxfield

R. Morris

S. Morris

N. J. Paik

T. Riley

D. Roth

E. Williams

C. Wolff

L. M. Young