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Cage, John



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

Found in 279 Collections and/or Records:

Blocks of Consciousness and the Unbroken Continuum / Marley, Brian, editor; Wastell, Mark, editor ; Cage J ; Cobbing B ; Marley B ; Metcalfe H ; Pike J ; Tilbury J ; Toop D., 2005

Identifier: CC-58553-10001777
Scope and Contents Modesti FReviews: Blocks of Consciousness and The Unbroken Continuum explores the work and aesthetic of various cutting edge musicians, environmental/sound artists and noise-makers. As well as profiles of Richard Chartier, The Necks, John Wall and Sachiko M, the book contains explorations of the history and changing nature of free improvisation, of Cage?s iconoclastic 4?33"³, and of where to draw the line (somewhat tentatively, to be sure) between improvisation and composition. There is, in addition, a series of personal statements by almost two dozen musicians, composers and sound artists, collected by Rhodri Davies; and in Out in the Field Bertrand Denzler and Jean-Luc Guionnet interview improvisers about their music and group the anonymised answers thematically. The authors of the principal chapters ? David Toop, Clive Bell, Brian Marley, Dan Warburton, Andy Hamilton and Will Montgomery ? are well-known and respected writers on music/sound.Machines, noise and improvisation are...
Dates: 2005

Book As Art I, The / Cage J ; Benes BL ; Duchamp M ; Minsky R ; Samaras L ; Waitzkin S ; Asher E ; Beard P ; Dine J ; Fine J ; Gilhooley D ; Greenbaum M ; Ashbery J ; Oldenburg C ; Rivers L ; Schlossberg E ; Ting W ; Warhol A ; Wiley WT., 1976

Identifier: CC-23396-23839
Scope and Contents

There is a brief essay by D. Fendrick about the book as a work of art. "Boite-en-Valise" and "The Large Glass and Related Works" by M. Duchamp that are mentioned and reproduced in this catalogue are held by the Sackner Archive as is Lucas Samaras' "Book." The loose sheet is a price list. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1976

Book As Art II, The / Benes BL ; Cage J ; Johns J ; Beckett S ; Waitzkin S ; Rivers L ; Stuart M ; Wiley WT ; Rauschenberg R ; Dine J., 1977

Identifier: CC-23399-23842
Scope and Contents

Features a brief essay on books as works of art by D. Fendrick. "Foirades/Fizzles" by J. Johns and S. Beckett, which is mentioned, is held by the Sackner Archive. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1977

Bookworks / Satin, Claire Jeanine ; Cage J., 1994

Identifier: CC-02933-2977
Scope and Contents

The Sackner Archive lent "Mesostics Book" to the exhibition. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1994

Brazilian Poetry, 1950-1980 / Brasil, Emanuel, editor ; Edwin Morgan, translator ; William Jay Smith, editor & translator ; Richard Zenith, translator ; Jane R. Longland, translator ; DeCampos H ; DeCampos A ; Pignatari D ; Cage J ; Joyce J ; Pound E ; Apollinaire G., 1983

Identifier: CC-23016-23453
Scope and Contents

Introduction by E. Brasil and W. Smith features a discussion of concrete poetry in Brazil. Includes notes by H. DeCampos about his book "Transient Servitude," and poem, "Nekuia." -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1983

Cage on Cage / Cage, John; Whiting, John., 1985

Identifier: CC-17278-17638
Scope and Contents

The images consist of photocopied enlargements of Cage's signature. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1985

Call Me Burroughs, 2013

Identifier: CC-61191-10003922
Scope and Contents New York Times book review: William S. Burroughs "didn't say anything for shock value," his student Sam Kashner once observed. "His life had shock value." Born to a prominent St. Louis family in 1914, Burroughs linked his lineage at every point to the fatal plotlines of American hubris and power. His mother's family had been slave owners in the antebellum South; his paternal grandfather invented the adding machine, a building block in the embryonic military-­industrial-media complex. His uncle Ivy Lee, a pioneer of public relations, counted Hitler's regime among his preferred clients. Burroughs himself spent time in Vienna in the 1930s and learned a lesson he never forgot: Everything Hitler did was legal. Laws could spur, not deter, the blackest of crimes. To top it off, young Bill had also attended the Los Alamos Ranch School in New Mexico, which in 1943 would be co-opted for the Manhattan Project. "The sick soul, sick unto death, of the atomic age" became his great...
Dates: 2013

Carte: 4 Quartetti - Suoni E/O. No.6/Nov / Cage J ; Chiari G ; Miccini E ; Guillot A ; Ono Y ; Neuhaus M., 1997

Identifier: CC-37941-39821
Scope and Contents

This issue is dedicated to "areas of art that openly disregard boundaries and deal quite explicitly with contaminations - of painting and sign, of sign and sound, of sculpture and installation, of space and event. The themes of sound and silence - which typically relate to music - rank now as one of the central concerns of contemporary research in the arts. This issue is extensively illustrated with works of the featured artist/poets, e.g., a suite of calligraphic drawings by Guillot and visual poetic collages by Miccini. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1997

Composition in Retrospect / Cage, John., 1993

Identifier: CC-20504-20901
Scope and Contents

This is a reprinting of the work started in 1983 and completed in 1988. The first part was included in "X." A part was also included in the Norton lectures. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1993