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Flux year box 2 [art original].

Title
Flux year box 2 [art original].
Publication
[1967?]

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By appointment only Spencer Coll. Amer. 1967 05-36Schwarzman Building - Print Collection Room 308

Details

Additional Authors
  • Brecht, George.
  • Filliou, Robert.
  • Fine, Albert.
  • Hutchins, Alice, 1916-
  • Kirkeby, Per.
  • Lauffer, Daniel.
  • Lieberman, Fredric.
  • Maciunas, George, 1931-1978.
  • Ono, Yōko.
  • Ridder, Willem de.
  • Riddle, James, 1933-
  • Sharits, Paul.
  • Tyranny, Blue Gene, 1945-
  • Vanderbeek, Stan.
  • Vautier, Ben, 1935-
  • Vostell, Wolf, 1932-1998.
  • Watts, Robert, 1923-1988.
Description
1 box; 9 x 20 x 20 cm.
Alternative Title
Fluxyearbox 2
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Bookbinding (Binding) – Wooden cases.
  • Multiple art.
Note
  • Title from box.
  • Five-compartment wooden box with objects by various artists.
  • For history of the project and description and photos. of other copies, cf. Hendricks, Jan. Fluxus codex. 1988. p. 122-124, 155.
  • A multiple; 100 copies were planned. Contents vary among copies. Following notes apply to Spencer Coll. copy.
  • Artists include Albert M. Fine, James Riddle, George Brecht, Bob Watts, Paul Sharits, F. Lieberman, Willem De Ridder, Alice Hutchins, Per Kirkeby, Robert Fillliou, Bob Sheff, Ben Vautier.
  • Video artists include George Maciunas, Robert M. Watts, Albert Fine, Paul Sharits, Yoko Ono, Dan Lauffer, Stan Vanderbeek, Wolf Vostell, George Brecht. Cf. "Fluxfilms, 1974 version" (printed sheet revised and annotated in ms., included in box).
  • Issued in 1967 or early 1968; cf. Hendricks. Some items dated from 1965 to 1967.
  • Contents include 20 film loops; Jollyfilm viewer with card containing instructions on "How to mount the film-ring"; plastic Uneeda biscuit; envelope labeled "Contents" containing cards with ornamental versions of artists' names; conceptual artworks represented as printed text on cards, some in envelopes; a flip book (George Brecht); a matchbox (Ben [Vautier]); 2 plastic boxes, containing springs and teabags (Alice Hutchins, Per Kirkeby); a lightbulb base with wax bulb; 4 Flux postcards and other works on paper .
  • Spencer Coll. copy also contains "Fluxfilms, 1974 version" and "Flux newslatter, May 3, 1975" (2 folded sheets, inserted).
Binding (note)
  • Issued in a wooden box with hinged lid and metal clasp; title stenciled on lid.
Call Number
Spencer Coll. Amer. 1967 05-36
Title
Flux year box 2 [art original].
Imprint
[1967?]
Binding
Issued in a wooden box with hinged lid and metal clasp; title stenciled on lid.
Added Author
Brecht, George.
Filliou, Robert.
Fine, Albert.
Hutchins, Alice, 1916-
Kirkeby, Per.
Lauffer, Daniel.
Lieberman, Fredric.
Maciunas, George, 1931-1978.
Ono, Yōko.
Ridder, Willem de.
Riddle, James, 1933-
Sharits, Paul.
Tyranny, Blue Gene, 1945-
Vanderbeek, Stan.
Vautier, Ben, 1935-
Vostell, Wolf, 1932-1998.
Watts, Robert, 1923-1988.
Added Title
Fluxyearbox 2
Research Call Number
Spencer Coll. Amer. 1967 05-36
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