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Maciunas, George 1931-1978

Overview
Works: 230 works in 387 publications in 3 languages and 2,326 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Nonfiction films  Experimental films  Short films  Chronologies  Exhibition catalogs  Drama  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Director, Illustrator, Artist, Interviewee, Photographer, Creator, Film editor, Editor, Narrator
Classifications: N6537.M313, 709.2
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Most widely held works about George Maciunas
 
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Most widely held works by George Maciunas
Fluxfilm anthology by Fluxus( Visual )

34 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A collection of over 30 films, ranging from 10 seconds to 10 minutes, all celebrating the ephemeral humor of the Fluxus movement. George Maciunas (1931-78) edited together films by himself, Albert Fine, Eric Andersen, Dick Higgins, George Brecht, Robert Watts, Joe Jones, James Riddle, Wolf Vostell, George Landow, Peter Kennedy (and Mike Parr), Peter Vanderbeek, John Cavanaugh, Jeff Perkins, Nam June Paik, Chieko Shioni, Paul Sharits, Yoko Ono, John Cale, and others."--Container
Flux film( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dating from the sixties (1962-1970) and compiled by George Maciunas (37 out of 41), founder of Fluxus, the fluxfilm anthology is a document consisting of 41 short films ranging from 10 seconds to 10 minutes in length. Elements of ephemeral environments, these films, some of which were meant to be screened as continuous loops, were shown as part of the events and happenings of the New York avant-garde. They celebrate the ephemeral humor of the Fluxus movement. Starting in the early sixties, Fluxus followed in the footsteps of the Futurist and Dada avant-gardes, going against the established grain of Fine Art and Official Art. Fluxus ̀as interdisciplinary aesthetic brings together influences as diverse as Zen, Science and daily life, and puts them to poetic use. Initially received as little more than an international network of pranksters, the playful artists of Fluxus were, and remain, a network of radical visionaries who sought to reconcile art with life
Guns of the trees( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bitter but lyric new wave film; an expressive manifesto of the beat and hip fring in American society during the 1960's
The dream of Fluxus : George Maciunas : an artist's biography by Thomas Kellein( Book )

4 editions published in 2007 in German and English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Une biographie du leader du mouvement Fluxus. George Maciunas a établi des modes étrangement radicaux de représentation au nom de Fluxus
Some Fluxus by Larry Miller( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video documentary features performance works by Fluxus artists juxtaposed with excerpts from Miller's 1978 Interview with George Maciunas
Diagram of historical development of Fluxus and other 4 dimentional [sic], aural, optic, olfactory, epithelial and tactile art forms : (incomplete) by George Maciunas( Book )

3 editions published between 1978 and 1981 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fluxus, tre versioner = Birth of fluxus, the ultimate version by George Maciunas( Book )

3 editions published between 1979 and 1981 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maciunas' Learning Machines : from art history to a chronology of Fluxus by George Maciunas( Book )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fluxus piano by Steffen Schleiermacher( Recording )

1 edition published in 2015 in Undetermined and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He stands in a desert counting the seconds of his life( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film diary consisting of brief informal sketches of "everyday, unimportant" activities and events in the life of the experimental filmaker, Jonas Mekas, taken between 1969 and 1984. Includes brief portraits of people he spent time with, places, seasons of the year, weather and many of his filmaker friends including Hans Richter, Roberto Rossellini, Marcel Hanoun, Henri Langlois, Alberto Cavalcanti, Peter Kubelka, Kenneth Anger, Robert Breer, Willard Van Dyke and Hollis Frampton, or just friends including John Lennon, the J.F. Kennedy clan, Andy Warhol, Richard Foreman, Yoko Ono, Allen Ginsberg and George Maciunas
Three friends by Jonas Mekas( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in French and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 1st work is a film diary of George Maciunas taken between 1952 and 1978. Includes footage of his parents, footage of various Fluxus events and scenes from Maciunas' private life and friends. Soundtrack is the madrigal Zefiro torna by Monteverdi. Concludes with Mekas reading from the diaries kept during the last year of Maciunas' life. The 2nd work is a record of Oct. 9, 1972, when half the music world gathered in Syracuse, N.Y., to celebrate the opening of the John Lennon/Yoko Ono Fluxus show, designed by George Maciunas. Also included is footage of the birthday celebration for Lennon on the same day, of the John Lennon/Yoko Ono concert at Madison Square Garden, Aug. 30, 1972, of the Vigil in Central Park on Dec. 8, 1980 and some other rare footage. Sountrack consists of the birthday party singing by John, Yoko, Ringo Starr, Allen Ginsberg, Phil Oaks and many others
Paintings & drawings by Yoko Ono : July 17-30, 1961 ... by Yōko Ono( Book )

5 editions published between 1961 and 1993 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Diagram of historical development of Fluxus and other 4 dimentional, aural, optic, olfactory, epithelial, and tactile art forms by George Maciunas( Book )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fluxus preview review by George Maciunas( Book )

3 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scenes from the life of Andy Warhol : friendships & intersections by Jonas Mekas( Visual )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this 1990 film Jonas Mekas chronicles not only the great pop artist, Andy Warhol, but also the social and cultural excitement that swirled around him, throbbing to a hypnotic Velvet Underground beat. A candid, relaxed film diary
FluxTellus( Recording )

2 editions published in 1990 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le film structurel by P. Adams Sitney( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in French and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of chance operations ... by La Monte Young( )

2 editions published in 1970 in Undetermined and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Maciunas : Fluxus and the face of time by Fred Truck( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Audience level: 0.65 (from 0.43 for Some Fluxu ... to 0.91 for Mr. Fluxus ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Maciunas' Learning Machines : from art history to a chronology of Fluxus
Alternative Names
George Maciunas

George Maciunas architecte, fondateur du mouvement artistique Fluxus

George Maciunas artista e architetto lituano

George Maciunas artista lituà

George Maciunas artista lituano

George Maciunas kunstenaar uit Litouwen (1931-1978)

George Maciunas litevský umělec

George Maciunas US-amerikanischer Künstler litauischer Abstammung

Jurgis Mačiūnas

Jurģis Mačūns

Maciunas, George 1931-1978

Maciunas, George F. 1931-1978

Mačiūnas, Jurgis

Mačiūnas, Jurgis 1931-1978

Maciunas, Yurgis

Maciunas, Yurgis 1931-1978

Джордж Маціюнас

Мациюнас, Джордж

ジョージ・マチューナス

Languages
English (108)

French (10)

German (9)

Covers
Maciunas' Learning Machines : from art history to a chronology of FluxusThe dream of Fluxus : George Maciunas : an artist's biographyMaciunas' learning machines : from art history to a chronology of FluxusMaciunas' Learning Machines : from art history to a chronology of Fluxus