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Chance-Imagery

George Brecht - Chance-Imagery
The first critical edition by Bruno Elisabeth treating a fundamental text by one of the principle actors of Fluxus, proclaims that everything stems from coincidence and that we have to learn to deal with chance; it is up to each of us to seize the event. Brecht advocates the fundamentals of extreme minimum art in which neither novelty nor tradition exist...
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.
Presented and translated by Bruno Elisabeth.
 
published in 2002
bilingual edition (English / French)
11 x 17 cm (softcover)
160 pages
 
ISBN : 978-2-84066-052-1
EAN : 9782840660521
 
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