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Hansen, Al, 1927-1995

 Person

Found in 36 Collections and/or Records:

A Primer of Happenings & Time/Space Art / Hansen, Al ; Higgins D ; Knowles A ; Corner P ; Schneeman C ; Ben ; Kaprow A ; Vostell W ; Oldenburg C ; Brecht G ; MacLow J ; Cage J ; Williams E., 1965

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Identifier: CC-27351-28080
Scope and Contents

This book was written by Hansen as a first-hand account of the Happenings of the 1960's and documents these now historic performances with photographs by Peter Moore. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1965

Al Hansen - Why Shoot Andy Warhol? / Art Base ; Hansen A., 2006

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Identifier: CC-46180-48894
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The Sackner Archive holds a copy of this work, -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 2006

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: Performance/Live Art Notes. No.8 / Al Hansen., 1981

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Identifier: CC-24909-25362
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Stored on shelf with Hundertmark material. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1981

Fluxflakpak / Hansen, Al ; Cage J ; Young L ; Higgins D ; Corner P ; Brecht G ; Ono Y ; Koepcke A., 1983

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Identifier: CC-30927-32382
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Most of the photocopied material has transferred in part to the polyvinyl looseleaf inserts and cannot be removed without damage. This book documents the artistic biography of Hansen. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1983

Italia, 1990

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Identifier: CC-09886-10082
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The collage depicts Hansen's typical image of Venus of Willendorf made with gold foil. The outline material is the basis of the collage on the final page. The two center pages are photographic colored portraits of Hansen, one of which is a double exposure showing Hansen within his studio. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1990

Italia II, 1991

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Identifier: CC-09887-10083
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The collage consists of Hansen's typical image of Venus of Willendorf made with gold foil. The outline of the image is the collage on the final page. The photographs are portraits of Hansen, one of which is a deliberate double exposure. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1991

MILCHwirtschaft / Ay-O ; Hainke W ; Hansen A ; Mields R ; Noel A ; Spoerri D ; Ulrichs T ; Williams E., 1996

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Identifier: CC-37565-39422
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The exhibition was curated by Barbara Rollmann-Borretty. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1996

MILCHwirtschaft / Hainke W ; Hansen A ; Noel A ; Olbrich JO ; Williams E., 1994

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Identifier: CC-06572-6691
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The exhibition was curated by Barbara Rollman. The works in this exhibition all related to cows' milk, mothers' milk and milk machines. Jurgen Olbrich added a collage. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1994

MILCHwirtschaft / Hainke W ; Hansen A ; Noel A ; Olbrich JO ; Williams E., 1994

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Identifier: CC-30354-31769
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The exhibition was curated by Barbara Rollman. The works in this exhibition all related to cows' milk, mothers' milk and milk machines. The Sackner Archive holds another copy with an appended collage by Jurgen Olbrich. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1994