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Maciunas, George 1931-1978

Overview
Works: 221 works in 342 publications in 3 languages and 2,067 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Nonfiction films  Experimental films  Short films  Chronologies  Exhibition catalogs  Drama  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Director, Illustrator, Photographer, Artist, Interviewee, Editor, Creator, Film editor, Narrator
Classifications: N6537.M313, 709.2
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Most widely held works about George Maciunas
 
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Fluxfilm anthology by Fluxus( Visual )

21 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 147 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 )

1 edition published in 2010 and held by 35 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
Der Traum von Fluxus : George Maciunas : eine Künstlerbiographie by Thomas Kellein( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in German and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guns of the trees by Jonas Mekas( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 23 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
He stands in a desert counting the seconds of his life( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 20 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
Some Fluxus( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video documentary features performance works by Fluxus artists juxtaposed with excerpts from Miller's 1978 Interview with George Maciunas
Fluxus, tre versioner = Birth of fluxus, the ultimate version by George Maciunas( Book )

2 editions published between 1979 and 1981 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 16 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 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three friends by Jonas Mekas( Visual )

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

Images from the life of George Maciunas. Images from the following: celebration of the opening of John Lennon/Yoko Ono Fluxus show on October 9th, 1972, designed by George Maciunas; John Lennon's birthday party is celebrated and shown here on the same day; and film footage of John Lennon/Yoko Ono concert at Madison Square Garden on Ausgust 30, 1972--Container label
Paintings & drawings by Yoko Ono : July 17-30, 1961 ... by Jon Hendricks( Book )

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

Scenes from the life of Andy Warhol friendships & intersections( 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. This is a candid, relaxed film diary including his friends Barbara Rubin, Tuli Kupferberg, Allen Ginsberg, Peter Olovksy, Ed Sanders, Gerard Malanga, Storm De Hirsch and George Maciunas
FluxTellus( Recording )

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

Fluxus preview review by George Maciunas( Book )

3 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fluxus Fluxfilm anthology by Nam June Paik( Visual )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Datant des années soixante et compilé par George Maciunas, fondateur de Fluxus, l'anthologie des Fluxfilms est composé de 37 courts métrages d'une durée variable de 10 secondes à 10 minutes. Eléments d'environnements éphémères, ces films, dont certains étaient destinés à être projeté en boucle, furent présentés lors d'événements et d'happenings de l'avant-garde new-yorkaise
Le film structurel by P. Adams Sitney( Book )

5 editions published in 2006 in French and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Réunit l'essai théorique du théoricien du cinéma P.A. Sitney et la réponse que lui a donné G. Maciunas. En 1969, Sitney a défini dans cet ouvrage, le concept de cinéma structurel, pour parler des films où la structure prime sur le contenu, et a distingué quatre marqueurs de ce type de cinéma
An anthology of chance operations ...( )

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

Fluxfilm anthology( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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. Dating from the sixties 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
 
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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 litevsk umělec

George Maciunas Lithuanian artist

George Maciunas US-amerikanischer Knstler 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

Мациюнас, Джордж

ジョージ・マチューナス

Languages
English (91)

French (11)

German (7)

Covers
The dream of Fluxus : George Maciunas : an artist's biographyMaciunas' learning machines : from art history to a chronology of FluxusLooking for Mr. Fluxus : in the footsteps of George MaciunasMaciunas' Learning Machines : from art history to a chronology of Fluxus