George Brecht

George Brecht (1926-2008) was an American conceptual artist and avantgarde composer. Originally trained as a chemist, his work engages with concepts from the fields of both art and science, with a strong interest in matters such as chance and paradoxes. He studied with John Cage at the New School for Social Research and is one of the main figures of the Fluxus movement. He is well known for his sculptural compositions of everyday objects and for his events based on written instructions, the event scores.

See also Frédéric Valabrègue: George Brecht, histoire d'un effacement; Erik Avert: George Brecht, vers un art transdisciplinaire.
George Brecht - This is the Cover of the Book
English edition
IF Publications
sold out
In his “Book” George Brecht describes the specific nature of each single page, in a gesture that renders the printed matter a tautological object.
George Brecht - Chance-Imagery
bilingual edition (English / French)
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Paperback
sold out
The first critical edition treating a fundamental text by one of the principle actors of Fluxus.

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