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Brecht, George

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Found in 126 Collections and/or Records:

Ample Food for Stupid Thought / Filliou, Robert; Brecht G; Spoerri D; Arman; Burroughs WS; DiPrima D; Christo; Gysin B; Higgins D; Kaprow A; Johnson R; Jones J; Knowles A; MacLow J; Paik NJ; Patterson B; Roth D., 1965

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Identifier: CC-11310-11526
Scope and Contents The texts consist of questions put to the reader, e.g. " Did it all happen suddenly? / Where do we go from here ? / What are you afraid of ? / Is life wonderful ? Why should you pay less when you can pay more ? etc "The set comes w. the title and subtitle file card, plus a masthead card, and two cards w. introductions by Daniel Spoerri, Arman, Kichka Baticheff, George Brecht, William Burroughs, Christo, Diane di Prima, Brion Gysin, Dick Higgins, Allan Kaprow, Ray Johnson, Joe Jones, Alison Knowles, John Herbert McDowell, Jackson Mac Low, Nam June Paik, Benjamin Patterson, Diter Rot and James Waring. Each card contains a short, unanswerable question. The edition consisted of 500 postcard sets of which 104 were presented in a wooden box, 396 without a box, and 492 in book format. This copy is the card set without a box. This publication has the same theme and similar presentation to Jochin Gerz's "Berkeley Oracle" an exhibition catalogue held by the Sackner Archive. -- Source of...
Dates: 1965

An Introduction to Book of the Tumbler on Fire , 1978

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Identifier: CC-23789-24237
Scope and Contents

Edited by Henry Martin. "This Sentence is Weightless," a multiple held by the Sackner Archive is reproduced on page 60. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1978

An Introspective, 1996

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Identifier: CC-52526-73654
Scope and Contents This catalogue includes a large number of ephemeral visual/verbal announcements and photographic documentation of happenings. There are several brief essays by artists, poets, and collectors celebrating the life of Hansen who died in 1995. Wikepedia: Alfred Earl "Al" Hansen (5 October 1927 -- 22 June 1995) was an American artist considered as one of the most important Fluxus figures. He was a Norwegian American. Born in New York City, he was a member of the Fluxus art movement and friend to Yoko Ono and John Cage. While serving in Germany in World War II Hansen pushed a piano off the roof of a five story building. This act became the foundation of one of his most recognized performance pieces, the Yoko Ono Piano Drop and inspired artists like Nam June Paik. Hansen was a frequent visitor to The Factory, Andy Warhol's studio in New York. Hansen also studied with and worked with the composer John Cage at the New School for Social Research in New York City. Hansen was perhaps best...
Dates: 1996

Artists Books: Letters And Jazz. No.13 / George Brecht ; Stefan Wewerka., 1983

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Identifier: CC-24916-25369
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Stored on shelf with Hundertmark material. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1983