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The great bear pamphlet series.

The great bear pamphlet series.
New York : Primary Information, 2007.

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Additional Authors
  • Knowles, Alison, 1933-
  • Higgins, Dick, 1938-1998.
  • Brecht, George.
  • Oldenburg, Claes, 1929-2022.
  • Rothenberg, Jerome, 1931-
  • Hansen, Al, 1927-1995.
  • Kaprow, Allan.
  • Vostell, Wolf, 1932-1998.
  • Cage, John.
  • Mac Low, Jackson.
  • Klintberg, Bengt af, 1938-
  • Antin, David.
  • Corner, Philip.
  • Filliou, Robert.
  • Roth, Dieter, 1930-1998.
  • Russolo, Luigi.
  • Williams, Emmett.
20 pamphlets : ill.; in wood box 24 x 17 x 7 cm.
Alternative Title
  • Great bear pamphlet
  • Manifestos.
  • Zaj sampler.
Artists' books – United States – 21st century.
  • Wooden box housing reprints of 20 pamphlets originally published in 1967, which sampled writer-artists favored by Something Else Press publisher Dick Higgins. Pamphlets include scripts for happenings, events, experimental poems, theoretical treatises, and quasi-musical notations.
  • Edition of 200 copies.
Alison Knowles -- A book about love & war & death, canto one / Dick Higgins -- Chance-imagery / George Brecht -- Injun & other histories (1960) / Claes Oldenburg -- Incomplete requiem for W.C. Fields / Al Hansen -- Ritual: a book of primitive rites and events / Jerome Rothenberg -- Some recent happenings / Allan Kaprow -- Manifestos / Ay-o, Philip Corner, W.E.B. DuBois Clubs, Öyvind Fahlström, Robert Filiou, John Giorno, Al Hansen, Dick Higgins, Allan Kaprow, Alison Knowles, Nam June Paik, Diter Rot, Jerome Rothenberg, Wolf Vostell, Robert Watts, Emmett Williams -- Berlin and phenomena / Wolf Vostell -- The twin plays: Port-au-Prince & Adams county Illinois / Jackson Mac Low -- Diary: change the world (you will only make matters worse) part three (1967) / John Cage -- The cursive Scandinavian salve / Bengt Af Klintberg -- Autobiography / David Antin -- Popular entertainments / Philip Corner -- A Filliou sampler / Robert Filliou -- Untitled essay and other works / Allan Kaprow -- A look into the blue tide, part 2 / Diter Rot -- The art of noise (futurist manifesto, 1913) / Luigi Russolo -- The last french-fried potato and other poems / Emmett Williams -- A Zaj sampler / Zaj group of Madrid, José Luis Castillejo, Ramiro Cortés, Jaier Martínez Cuadrado, Juan Hidalgo, Walter Marchetti, Tomás Marco, Eugenio de Vicente.
Call Number
MEMZ 11-7151
  • 9780978869717
  • 0978869710
The great bear pamphlet series.
New York : Primary Information, 2007.
Facsim. ed.
Local Note
Library has copy no. 122 of 200.
Artists' Books Collection (NYPL, Print Collection).
Added Author
Knowles, Alison, 1933-
Higgins, Dick, 1938-1998. Book about love & war & death.
Brecht, George. Chance-imagery.
Oldenburg, Claes, 1929-2022. Injun & other histories.
Rothenberg, Jerome, 1931- Ritual, a book of primitive rites and events.
Hansen, Al, 1927-1995. Incomplete requiem for W. C. Fields.
Kaprow, Allan. Some recent happenings.
Vostell, Wolf, 1932-1998. Berlin and phenomena.
Cage, John. Diary: change the world.
Mac Low, Jackson. Twin plays: Port-au-Prince & Adams county Illinois.
Klintberg, Bengt af, 1938- Cursive Scandinavian salve.
Antin, David. Autobiography.
Corner, Philip. Popular entertainments.
Filliou, Robert. Filliou sampler.
Kaprow, Allan. Untitled essay and other works.
Roth, Dieter, 1930-1998. Look into the blue tide, part 2.
Russolo, Luigi. Arte dei rumori. English.
Williams, Emmett. Last french-fried potato and other poems.
Added Title
Zaj sampler.
Research Call Number
MEMZ 11-7151
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