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Ellsworth Snyder collection of Fluxus multiples and ephemera

Title
Ellsworth Snyder collection of Fluxus multiples and ephemera, 1958-1987.
Author
Snyder, Ellsworth.

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container 1-15, 17-18Mixed materialBy appointment only JQJ 11-41 container 1-15, 17-18Schwarzman Building - Art & Architecture Room 300
container 16Mixed materialBy appointment only JQJ 11-41 container 16Schwarzman Building - Art & Architecture Room 300
15a (Zwei fraulein mit leuchtendem)Mixed materialBy appointment only JQJ 11-41 15a (Zwei fraulein mit leuchtendem)Schwarzman Building - Art & Architecture Room 300
(Young / An anthology)Mixed materialBy appointment only JQJ 11-41 (Young / An anthology)Schwarzman Building - Art & Architecture Room 300
(Watts / Events)Mixed materialBy appointment only JQJ 11-41 (Watts / Events)Schwarzman Building - Art & Architecture Room 300
(Venus de Milo Barbecue Apron)Mixed materialBy appointment only JQJ 11-41 (Venus de Milo Barbecue Apron)Schwarzman Building - Art & Architecture Room 300
(Vautier / Textes, theoriques, tracts)Mixed materialBy appointment only JQJ 11-41 (Vautier / Textes, theoriques, tracts)Schwarzman Building - Art & Architecture Room 300
(Tout #7 : Fluxus groupe de Nice)Mixed materialBy appointment only JQJ 11-41 (Tout #7 : Fluxus groupe de Nice)Schwarzman Building - Art & Architecture Room 300
(Paik / Video 'n' videology)Mixed materialBy appointment only JQJ 11-41 (Paik / Video 'n' videology)Schwarzman Building - Art & Architecture Room 300
(Language Box/Box Language)Mixed materialBy appointment only JQJ 11-41 (Language Box/Box Language)Schwarzman Building - Art & Architecture Room 300
(Kalejdoskop, n. 3)Mixed materialBy appointment only JQJ 11-41 (Kalejdoskop, n. 3)Schwarzman Building - Art & Architecture Room 300
(Intestinal Design Apron)Mixed materialBy appointment only JQJ 11-41 (Intestinal Design Apron)Schwarzman Building - Art & Architecture Room 300
(General schmuck!, n. 5)Mixed materialBy appointment only JQJ 11-41 (General schmuck!, n. 5)Schwarzman Building - Art & Architecture Room 300
(G. Hendricks / Fluxreliquary)Mixed materialBy appointment only JQJ 11-41 (G. Hendricks / Fluxreliquary)Schwarzman Building - Art & Architecture Room 300
(Closed on Mondays : A Flux Game)Mixed materialBy appointment only JQJ 11-41 (Closed on Mondays : A Flux Game)Schwarzman Building - Art & Architecture Room 300
(Brecht / Water Yam)Mixed materialBy appointment only JQJ 11-41 (Brecht / Water Yam)Schwarzman Building - Art & Architecture Room 300
(AQ16 : Fluxus, how we met...)Mixed materialBy appointment only JQJ 11-41 (AQ16 : Fluxus, how we met...)Schwarzman Building - Art & Architecture Room 300
Mixed materialBy appointment only JQJ 11-41Schwarzman Building - Art & Architecture Room 300

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Additional Authors
  • Andersen, Eric, 1943-
  • Beuys, Joseph.
  • Brecht, George.
  • Brock, Bazon, 1936-
  • Cage, John.
  • Charlip, Remy.
  • Christo, 1935-2020.
  • Cox, Anthony, 1936- or 7-
  • Cunningham, Merce.
  • Ridder, Willem de.
  • Dupuy, Jean, 1925-2021.
  • Filliou, Robert.
  • Flynt, Henry.
  • Ffarrabas, Nye.
  • Giorno, John.
  • Glass, Philip.
  • Gordon, David, 1936-2022.
  • Hansen, Al, 1927-1995.
  • Hay, Deborah, 1941-
  • Hendricks, Geoffrey.
  • Herko, Fred.
  • Higgins, Dick, 1938-1998.
  • Ichiyanagi, Toshi, 1933-2022.
  • Johnson, Ray, 1927-1995.
  • Paik, Nam June, 1932-2006.
  • Kaprow, Allan.
  • Kosugi, Takehisa, 1938-
  • Mac Low, Jackson.
  • Maciunas, George, 1931-1978.
  • Maxfield, Richard, 1927-1969.
  • McWilliams, Jim, 1937-
  • Miller, Larry.
  • Moore, Peter, 1932-1993.
  • Moorman, Charlotte.
  • Morris, Robert, 1931-2018.
  • Neuhaus, Max.
  • Oldenburg, Claes, 1929-2022.
  • Ono, Yōko.
  • Patterson, Ben, 1934-2016.
  • Paxton, Steve.
  • Rainer, Yvonne, 1934-
  • Rauschenberg, Robert, 1925-2008.
  • Schmit, Tomas.
  • Tarlow, Florence, 1922-1992.
  • Vautier, Ben, 1935-
  • Vostell, Wolf, 1932-1998.
  • Waring, James.
  • Watts, Robert, 1923-1988.
  • Whitman, Robert, 1935-
  • Young, La Monte.
  • Zazeela, Marian.
Description
126
Alternative Title
Fluxus multiples and ephemera.
Subjects
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Biography (note)
  • Ellsworth Snyder (May 13, 1931-Aug. 11, 2005) was an American abstract painter, professional pianist, conductor and scholar. He was known as a champion of avant-garde art and music and is associated with composer John Cage and the Fluxus art movement. Born in Springfield, Ohio, Snyder was educated at the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music (now the College-Conservatory of Music of the University of Cincinnati). He taught at Newcomb College of Tulane University in New Orleans and Milton College in Milton, Wis., and served as the musical director for the First Unitarian Society in Madison, Wis., 1971-2000.
Language (note)
  • Most items in English; some in German and French.
Indexes/Finding Aids (note)
  • Finding aid available in repository.
Publications (note)
  • Fluxus necessarius : the Ellsworth Snyder collection of Fluxus multiples and ephemera. Los Angeles, CA : Roth Horowitz Anderson, [2002].
Call Number
JQJ 11-41
OCLC
  • 698394893
  • 698394893
Author
Snyder, Ellsworth. Collector
Title
Ellsworth Snyder collection of Fluxus multiples and ephemera, 1958-1987.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Art Division; Available through the Prints and Photographs Study Room by appointment only.
Summary
Collection consists of objects, text scores, correspondence art, gallery announcements, concert programs, posters and other items produced by and/or relating to the Fluxus group of artists, ca. 1958-1987. Highlights include: multiple edition Fluxus objects, e.g. George Brecht's Water yam, 1963, Robert Watts' Events, 1964, Joseph Beuys' Zwei Fräulein mit leuchtendem Brot, 1966, and Yoko Ono's A box of smile, signed in 1984; complete set of the Fluxus in-house newspaper, V TRE, 1963-1978; posters from Charlotte Moorman's Annual New York Avant-Garde Festivals, 1964-1980; signed performance poems and "text-sound texts" by Jackson Mac Low; performance programs from La Monte Young and Yoko Ono's Chamber Street Loft Series, ca. 1961-1962. Many items are inscribed to the collector, Ellsworth Snyder.
Artists include: Eric Andersen, Joseph Beuys, George Brecht, Bazon Brock, John Cage, Remy Charlip, Christo, Anthony Cox, Merce Cunningham, Willem de Ridder, Jean Dupuy, Robert Filliou, Henry Flynt, Bici Forbes, John Giorno, Philip Glass, David Gordon, Al Hansen, Deborah Hay, Geoffrey Hendricks, Fred Herko, Dick Higgins, Toshi Ichiyanagi, Ray Johnson, Nam June Paik, Allan Kaprow, Takehisa Kosugi, Jackson Mac Low, George Maciunas, Richard Maxfield, Jim McWilliams, Larry Miller, Peter Moore, Charlotte Moorman, Robert Morris, Max Neuhaus, Claes Oldenburg, Yoko Ono, Benjamin Patterson, Steve Paxton, Yvonne Rainer, Robert Rauschenberg, Tomas Schmit, Florence Tarlow, Ben Vautier, Wolf Vostell, James Waring, Robert Watts, Robert Whitman, La Monte Young, Marian Zazeela.
Biography
Ellsworth Snyder (May 13, 1931-Aug. 11, 2005) was an American abstract painter, professional pianist, conductor and scholar. He was known as a champion of avant-garde art and music and is associated with composer John Cage and the Fluxus art movement. Born in Springfield, Ohio, Snyder was educated at the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music (now the College-Conservatory of Music of the University of Cincinnati). He taught at Newcomb College of Tulane University in New Orleans and Milton College in Milton, Wis., and served as the musical director for the First Unitarian Society in Madison, Wis., 1971-2000.
Language
Most items in English; some in German and French.
Indexes
Finding aid available in repository.
Publications
Fluxus necessarius : the Ellsworth Snyder collection of Fluxus multiples and ephemera. Los Angeles, CA : Roth Horowitz Anderson, [2002].
Added Author
Andersen, Eric, 1943-
Beuys, Joseph.
Brecht, George.
Brock, Bazon, 1936-
Cage, John.
Charlip, Remy.
Christo, 1935-2020.
Cox, Anthony, 1936- or 7-
Cunningham, Merce.
Ridder, Willem de.
Dupuy, Jean, 1925-2021.
Filliou, Robert.
Flynt, Henry.
Ffarrabas, Nye.
Giorno, John.
Glass, Philip.
Gordon, David, 1936-2022.
Hansen, Al, 1927-1995.
Hay, Deborah, 1941-
Hendricks, Geoffrey.
Herko, Fred.
Higgins, Dick, 1938-1998.
Ichiyanagi, Toshi, 1933-2022.
Johnson, Ray, 1927-1995.
Paik, Nam June, 1932-2006.
Kaprow, Allan.
Kosugi, Takehisa, 1938-
Mac Low, Jackson.
Maciunas, George, 1931-1978.
Maxfield, Richard, 1927-1969.
McWilliams, Jim, 1937-
Miller, Larry.
Moore, Peter, 1932-1993.
Moorman, Charlotte.
Morris, Robert, 1931-2018.
Neuhaus, Max.
Oldenburg, Claes, 1929-2022.
Ono, Yōko.
Patterson, Ben, 1934-2016.
Paxton, Steve.
Rainer, Yvonne, 1934-
Rauschenberg, Robert, 1925-2008.
Schmit, Tomas.
Tarlow, Florence, 1922-1992.
Vautier, Ben, 1935-
Vostell, Wolf, 1932-1998.
Waring, James.
Watts, Robert, 1923-1988.
Whitman, Robert, 1935-
Young, La Monte.
Zazeela, Marian.
Added Title
Fluxus multiples and ephemera.
Research Call Number
JQJ 11-41
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