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Cage, John



  • Existence: 1912-09-05 - 1992-08-12

Found in 279 Collections and/or Records:

Anarchy / Cage, John., 2001

Identifier: CC-41473-43458
Scope and Contents

This book is comprised of twenty mesostic poems by Cage that draw on the writings of serious anachists, for example, one mesostic is based on a quote from Thoreau, "That government is best which governs not at all..." Anarchy is considered the culmination of Cage's work as a poet, a composer and thinker about contemporary society. Cage also wrote an intoductory essay documenting his thoughts about anarchism. The mesostics consist of the names of important anarchists, e.g., Emma Goldman, Peter Kropotkin, and Mario Maletesta. the book was written by Cage in 1988 but published here in 2001. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 2001

Another Song / Barron, Susan ; Cage, John., 1981

Identifier: CC-22062-22478
Scope and Contents

The cover picture is a palladium print of a collage made by Barron. The bookbinding is by Carol Joyce. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1981

Archetype Press: Cage on Cage: Typographic Notations on the Writings of John Cage. No.9/Fall / Vance Studley, editor ; Cage J., 1993

Identifier: CC-27067-27541
Scope and Contents

In the introduction, Studley writes, "...each designer chose a short passage from Cage's selected writings containing the composer's views on music. Each selection was then studied for possibilities of wordplay, subrosa meaning, graphic and musical n visual and aural texture, white spaces as examples of tacit in music, intonation and cacophony of sound. Solutions are based on the individual's 'reading' of the text but shaped as a typographer would arrange letters, words, spaces on a page..." -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1993

Archive of Correspondence: [Letter from Cinicolo to Houedard](sun 21 my 72) / Houedard, Dom Sylvester; Cinicolo 3, Donato; Cobbing B; Cage J., 1972

Identifier: CC-09517-9706
Scope and Contents

Cinicolo aknowleges receipt of corrected proofs of Newcastle catalogue and mentions telephone coversations with John Cage and Bob Cobbing. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1972

Art and Life / Rauschenberg, Robert ; Cage J ; Johns J., 1990

Identifier: CC-27583-28660
Scope and Contents This is a biography of Robert Rauschenberg based upon personal interviews by the biographer of almost every one important to the artist over his entire life span. It begins with a quotation from Rauschenberg, "Painting relates to both art and life. Neither can be made. (I try to act in the gap between the two)"Mary Lynn Kotz provides a critical discussion of several artistic works reproduced in this book. One of them is "Opal Gospel, "a multiple artist book produced in 1971. The word 'opal' was suggested to Rauschenberg by the iridescent inks used in the work. It is an unbound book containing poems from the Nootka, Chippewa, Nanajo, Iglulik, Pawnee and Apache tribes, printed with Rauschenberg's illustrations from nature in iridescent ink on clear plexiglas. The panels or pages, are interchangeable in their stands. With this hauntingly iridescent work, Rauschenberg celebrated his own American Indian heritage. This biography is the only fully illustrated account of Rauschenberg's...
Dates: 1990

Arteria: Marcus Valerius Martalis' Epi Gramatica Marcial. No.3 / Louis Antonio De Figueiredo ; Enio Aloisio Fonda ; Cage J ; Duchamp M., 1978

Identifier: CC-27184-27659
Scope and Contents

The images consist of ancient pornographic poetry (c.70 A.D.) that has been illustrated by the translators with line drawings of the male and female genitalia regions. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1978

Artist/Author: Contemporary Artists' Books / Lauf, Cornelia, editor ; Phillpot, Clive, editor ; Rolo J ; Wilson M ; Weiner L ; Cutts S ; Cage J ; McLuhan M ; Alatalo S ; Brecht G ; Wewerka S ; VanHorn E ; Darboven H ; Douglas H ; Stokes T ; Finlay IH ; Fischli D ; Weiss P ; Freeman B ; Goldstein G ; Holzer J ; Kabakov I ; Katz L ; Kosuth J ; Kruger B ; Laxson R ; McCarney S ; Nannucci M ; Osborn K ; Phillips T ; Roth D ; Tilson J ; Voss J ; Andre C ; Antin D ; Higgins D ; Lavater W ; Nauman B ; Oldenburg C ; Ruscha E ; Warhol A ; Acconci V ; Acker K ; Alatalo S ; Atkinson T ; Sackner RK ; Barry R ; Caraballo J ; Sackner MA ; Cobbing B ; Dermisache M ; Ehrenberg F ; Filliou R ; Griffiths B ; Janet J ; King R ; Rollins T+KOS ; Kostelanetz R ; Lovejoy M ; Lichtenstein R ; Maciunas G ; Merz M ; Metzger G ; Piper A ; Stokes T ; Wilson M ; Milliken DP ; Weiner L ; Williams E ; Williams R., 1998

Identifier: CC-29740-31117
Scope and Contents

This catalogue defines, describes and illustrates, in an experiment graphic designed layout, mass produced editions of artists' books from the 1970's to the 1990's. This book is complementary to Johanna Drucker's book, "The Century of Artists' Books that dealt with unique and small editioned books. In an in-depth essay, Clive Phillpot analyzes the entire spectrum, including magazines, assemblings, manifestos, visual poetry, scores, documentation, sketchbooks, albums, graphic works, comic books, illustrated books, page art, mail art and bookworks. Martha Wilson is interviewed by Thomas Padon about the Franklin Furnace Archive. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1998

Artists' Books, Kunstlerbucher Buchobjekte / Klaus Groh, editor ; Hermann Havekost, editor ; Cage J ; Cerda J ; Kostelanetz R ; Baroni V ; Arts A ; Cole D ; Higgins D ; Jackson L ; Kocman JH ; Levy J ; Milliken DP ; Olbrich JO ; Ori L ; Porter B ; Random S ; Schraenen G ; Wagner D ; Toth G ; Knizak M ; Allen R ; Amoretti C ; Benes BL ; Berchenko G ; Binga T ; Blank I ; Brossa J ; Brett G ; Buchwalder E ; Cavellini GA ; Cohen R ; Chrissicopoulos S ; Daligand D ; Deisler G ; Dencker KP ; Diotallevi M ; Eriksson L ; Miccini E ; Minkoff G ; Olbrich B ; Filliou R ; Gini G ; Groh K ; Glasmeier M ; Jackson L ; Kriwet F ; Lakner L ; Pey S ; Levy J ; Pozzi L ; Orta J ; Papp T ; Perfetti M ; Random S ; Gutierrez-Marx G ; Molnar V ; Morgan R ; Nieblich W ; Walther E ; Vigo EA ; Valoch J ; Torelli A ; Staeck K ; Staeck R ; Souza A ; Schraenen G ; Schmidt SJ ; Rudolf P ; Rocola R ; Riha K ; Bennett JM ; Bentivoglio M., 1986

Identifier: CC-10086-10287
Scope and Contents

Contains statement by the artists on the definition of an Artist Book. This catalogue provides documentation of the artist's activities often accompanied by photographic reproductions. The quirky binding of this book, which in itself might be classified as an artist's book, make access to the pages difficult and time-consuming and therefore not a easily readable reference text. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1986

Associations Commentaries / Cage, John., 1992

Identifier: CC-55661-9999264
Scope and Contents

This piece deals with body sounds Cage heard during a stay in Harvard University's anechoic chamber. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1992