Group Show: Fluxus and the Essential Questions of Life (U Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor MI)

Fluxus and the Essential Questions of Life February 25-May 20, 2012 Fluxus emerged in the early 1960s as a loose, international network of artists, composers, and designers-"led" by Lithuanian-born American artist George Maciunas (1931-1978)- that was noted for blurring the boundaries between art and life. Fluxus artists like Maciunas, Nam June [...]

2012-03-05T20:45:08-05:00February 18th, 2012|Events & Exhibitions|

Group Show: At/around/beyond: Fluxus at Rutgers University (Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, New Brunswick, Canada)

  “At/around/beyond: Fluxus at Rutgers University” September 24, 2011 - April 01, 2012 Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, Eisenberg Gallery 71 Hamilton Street, New Brunswick. Information: Exhibition & Travel. Tel: (732) 932-7237. Facebook Fluxus celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2012. A radical, experimental, and multimedia art movement of the mid-twentieth century [...]

2012-01-07T16:53:26-05:00January 7th, 2012|Events & Exhibitions|

Group Show: Fluxfest (New York, USA)

Fluxfest NYC schedule Tuesday April 12, 7 pm at Tribes Gallery, 285 East Third street (Ave C), DADA Machine FLUXUS- new score Wednesday April1 13, 5pm at Printed Matter, 195 Tenth Avenue (21st street), “Inside/Outside Fluxus”- Performance and Readings Wednesday April 13 7:30 Katz’s Deli , 205 E Houston St,  New York Correspondence School Dinner [...]

2011-04-09T09:55:22-05:00April 8th, 2011|Events & Exhibitions|

Jersey City professor Midori Yoshimoto discusses views on art

by Brendan Carroll, The Jersey Journal Midori Yoshimoto is a professor of art history, gallery director, and curator. As a former employee of Jersey City Museum, I had the good fortune of working alongside Midori on several occasions. Midori routinely brought her students to the museum to visit its permanent collection, temporary exhibitions, artist [...]

2012-01-09T08:18:25-05:00July 30th, 2010|Imagine All The People|

Mother Jones: 15 mins with Yoko Ono

Yoko Ono still wants to reconnect humanity with its long-lost id. From Fluxus to songstress, the 77-year-old has used every free-associative vocal, literary, and visual avant-garde tool at her disposal to help resuscitate the uncensored thoughts of audiences around the world. Born in 1933 in Japan, Ono was the first female artist to market experimental primal wails as legitimate music at a time when demure vulnerability was prized over a woman’s angst-ridden screams. Her proto-feminist punk, often orgasmic vocals were inspired by childbirth; musically, her spawn includes bands like Deerhoof, Animal Collective, Sonic Youth, Bikini Kill and the whole riot grrrl gang- who owe their flagrant embrace of the loud and the absurd to Ono's radical displays of freedom.

2010-02-23T08:45:29-05:00February 23rd, 2010|Interviews & Articles|

Group Show: Fluxus Preview [MoMA, NY, USA]

An international art movement of the 1960s and 1970s, Fluxus—whose name was based on the Latin word flux, meaning constant flow or change—brought together artists working in music, poetry, film, theater, and the visual arts. The movement challenged the commodification of art and favored nontraditional modes of expression, such as collective performances, inexpensive publications, and [...]

2010-06-29T20:33:23-05:00October 2nd, 2009|Events & Exhibitions|

Group Show: Fluxhibition #3 Thinking Inside Of The Box [University of Texas, USA]

INTERNATIONAL FLUXHIBITION #3: Thinking Inside Of The Box Fluxus Boxes, Cases, Kits and Containers by Contemporary Fluxus Artists from the Permanent Collection - July 2009 by Cecil Touchon Since most of the contributing artists won't be able to make it to the show, I have tried to make a very detailed tour around the exhibit [...]

2017-02-06T20:01:09-05:00July 17th, 2009|Events & Exhibitions|

Yoko Ono: The Hurun Report Q&A

How would you describe the current stage in your artistic practice? What’s the relationship between art and life? My life is art. Art is my life. Any hobby besides art? Do you treat art practice as your work? All that entails in life is my hobby. How would you describe change in your practice from [...]

2009-04-01T15:44:24-05:00April 1st, 2009|Written work|

What is Fluxus?

Ben Patterson, Eric Andersen, Shigeko Kubota, Al Hansen, Alison Knowles, Yoko Ono, Wolf Vostell, Jean Jacques Lebel, Nam June Paik, Dick Higgins & Wilhelm de Ridder.

2008-12-06T07:21:57-05:00December 6th, 2008|Films & Videos|

Group Show: Street Art, Street Life [NY, USA]

Street Art, Street Life at Bronx Museum of Art (New York)  September 14, 2008–January 25, 2009  Wandering through “Street Art, Street Life,” I’m reminded of the title of a 1971 film by Shuji Terayama, Throw Away Your Books, Let’s Go into the Streets. That phrase seems to capture the sensibility that curator Lydia Yee has zeroed in [...]

2008-12-01T07:59:14-05:00December 1st, 2008|Events & Exhibitions|

Jonas Mekas films about Yoko and John

These film excerpts are courtesy of, where longer versions can be downloaded, some of which are free. Click on the title of the film (under its QuickTime) to link to the relevant page. Thursday June 7th, 2007 (from 365 Films) 3 min. 14 sec. On a visit to Girona, Spain, we stumble on a surprise - [...]

2008-11-13T06:48:24-05:00November 12th, 2008|Films & Videos|


INTERNATIONAL FLUXHIBITION #2 Fort Worth Community Arts Center 1300 Gendy St, Fort Worth, TX 76107, USA [map} Tel: (817) 738-1938.  1 Oct 2008 - 30 Oct 2008. Classic and Contemporary Scores, Instructions & Artifacts by Fluxus Artists from the FLUXmUSeum’s Permanent Collection - including works by: Marchel Duchamp, Yoko Ono, Dick Higgins, Ken Friedman, John Lennon, Cecil Touchon, [...]

2008-10-29T13:59:23-05:00September 22nd, 2008|Events & Exhibitions News|


HIGH CONCEPT by John Robinson, The Guardian, 23 April 2005. Described by her husband John Lennon as 'the world's most famous unknown artist', Yoko Ono discusses her most creative moments with John Robinson The 1960s had already been fairly eventful for Yoko Ono. She'd published a book of "instructional poems", and submerged herself in the [...]

2008-11-07T18:42:39-05:00April 23rd, 2005|Interviews & Articles|
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