MIT4_651F10_lec10 - Kaprow , Yard, New York 1961 Kaprow ,...

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MIT 4.651 ART SINCE 1940 LECTURE NOTES Prof. Caroline A. Jones Week 6, Lecture 10: Beats, Environments, Happenings, Fluxus key decade: ‘60s I. Beat attitude/ Be-attitude /Beatitude (the late ‘50s underground becomes ‘68 world youth movement) A. San Francisco, part 3: from Ab Ex to Figurative to Funk/Beat B. Bi-Coastal oscillations: Allen Ginsberg (New Jersey), Jack Kerouac (Lowell MA.), Timothy Leary (Cambridge MA.), Michael McClure + City Lights (San Francisco) II. Happenings (Environments) — USA, 1955 – mid ‘60s A. Allan Kaprow B. Claes Oldenburg C. Jim Dine D. Robert Morris III. Fluxus beginnings — NYC, Europe, Japan – mid ‘60s A. George Brecht ‘61 events in New York B. Paik (Nam June) ‘62 performances in Germany C. George Maciunas, Fluxus manifesto in New York 1963 D. Ben Vautier, objects in Paris IV. Feminist stirrings within and against Fluxus – mid ‘60s A.Yoko Ono B. Carolee Schneemann C. Shigeko Kubota SELECTED IMAGES Kerouac, Buddha, 1956-60 Kaprow, Happenings in Six Parts 1959 (open-ended score + performance + NY environment = Happening)
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Unformatted text preview: Kaprow , Yard, New York 1961 Kaprow , Words New Y ork 1962 Oldenburg, The Street (installation) and Snapshots from the City (Happening), New Y ork 1960 Oldenburg, The Store and constituent objects, 1961 Dine, The Sm iling Workman, performance/Happening, New Y ork, 1960 Brecht, Event Scores 1961 Brecht, Three Aqueous Events, performed New Y ork 1963 Festival Fluxus, new music festival Weisbaden Germany 1962 Paik., Zen for Head, 1962 Paik, Zen for TV 1963 Maciunas, Fluxus M anifesto 1963 Maciunas, Excreta Fluxorum, 1972 Vautier, Total Art Match-Box, 1964 Ono, Sky Dispenser, 1961 Ono, Cut Piece, performed in Tokyo, Kyoto, New Y ork, and London, 1964 Schneeman, Meat Joy performed in New York and Paris, 1964 Kubota, Vagina Painting, 1964 MIT OpenCourseWare 4.651 Art Since 1940 Fall 2010 For information about citing these materials or our Terms of Use, visit: ....
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