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Author:
Ono, Yōko  Search this
Maciunas, George 1931-1978  Search this
Silverman, Gilbert  Search this
Silverman, Lila  Search this
AG Gallery (New York)  Search this
Subject:
Ono, Yōko  Search this
Physical description:
63 p. : ill. ; 19 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Pictorial works
Texts
Specimens
Artists' books (books)
Smithsonian Libraries artists' books
Date:
1995
Notes:
"Photographs by George Maciunas of Yoko Ono's exhibition 'Paintings and Drawings' at the AG Gallery July 16-30 1961 are provided though the courtesy of the Gilbert and Lila Silverman Fluxus Collection, Detroit."
"A collection of poems by Yoko Ono in English & Japanese & photos of her Instruction Paintings. Ono had done an exhibition of instructions as paintings at Sogetsu Art Center in Tokyo in 1962. In 1961, she had done a show of instruction paintings at AG Gallery in New York. This book contains poems & instruction paintings from those exhibits. The poems give instructions to the reader or viewer on how to create a painting for oneself that is really a living activity; for example, 'Painting to See the Sky: Drill two holes into a canvas. Hang it where you can see the sky.' Onos work makes this a unique & creative book."
Case bindings.
In slipcase.
Topic:
Conceptual art  Search this
Poetry  Search this
Artists' books  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_990151