FLUXUS- Galerie PARNASS 9 June 1962

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FLUXUS: The very first time the term Fluxus was ever mentioned, on the invitation card for "Kleinen Sommerfest" Galerie Parnass, Wuppertal, 9 June, 1962. Announcement, white card 14,5 cm x 21 cm, vertical fold, printed text on one side only: "Apres John Cage"- George Maciunas (USA) Benjamin Patterson (USA - Paris). 1. Einfuhrung: Neo-dada in New York (Maciunas)- Chefredakteur der neuen Kunst- Zeitschrift FLUXUS. 2. Variation fur Kontrabass (Patterson). 3. Duo (Patterson), 4. Lippen-Musik (Maciunas)." On June 9, 1962 Maciunas held the first public manifestation of Fluxus at Rolf Jahrling's Galerie Parnass in Wuppertal, Germany .... The evening was called Kleinen Sommerfest - in the tradition of a European garden party. The guests were dressed accordingly, unsuspecting that this was to be the initiation of an important movement. Maciunas titled the events "Apres John Cage", and his lecure "Neo-Dada in the United States". Beneath his name on the program it said "Editor-in-chief of the new art magazine Fluxus" ...Fluxus was beginning. Maciunas' lecture, delivered in German by C. Caspari, stakes out the perimeters of the new phenomenon..." References > Happening + Fluxus, Cologne, 1970 (chronology 09.06.62 > illustrated on the second following page (bottom ill.) + > also, Fluxus Codex (1988) p. 23.>>Sediment. Heft 9 / 2005. Paiks frühe Jahre im Rheinland, (page 34 + 60 ); >>also "Treffpunkt Parnass, Cologne, 1980, p. 192 - 199 (reprod. of the invitation card (from Paik's collection!), plus many photos which proof that besides Maciunas and Patterson also William Pearson, Jed Curtis, Terry Riley and Nam June Paik, have been there. One photo shows Caspari reading out Macunias' lecture, standing in front of a very large diagram of Mac. on Time / Space / Art. <<<

EUR 3,200.00

References: Happening + Fluxus, Cologne, 1970 (chronology 09.06.62 illustrated on the second following page (bottom ill.); also, Fluxus Codex (1988) p. 23.; Sediment. Heft 9 / 2005. Paiks frühe Jahre im Rheinland, (page 34 + 60 ); also "Treffpunkt Parnass, Cologne, 1980, p. 192 - 199 (reprod. of the invitation card (from Paik's collection!), plus many photos which proof that besides Maciunas and Patterson also William Pearson, Jed Curtis, Terry Riley and Nam June Paik, have been there. One photo shows Caspari reading out Macunias' lecture, standing in front of a very large diagram of Mac. on Time / Space / Art.