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George Brecht (born Halfway, Oregon, United States 1924) was an early Fluxus artist. Halfway is a city located in Baker County, Oregon. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1924 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Fluxus (from to flow) is an art movement noted for the blending of different artistic disciplines, primarily visual art but also music and literature. ...


Brecht studied at John Cage's New York School for Social Research in 1958 and 1959. He also wrote about Fluxus in The Fluxus Newspaper. Hannah Higgins, the daughter of Dick Higgins and Alison Knowles mentions, and quotes Brecht several times in her landmark book about Fluxus, "The Fluxus Experience" (2002). Notable contributions to Fluxus from George Brecht include "Word Events", and "Fluxkits". Brecht was associated with the Fluxus artists of the 1960s including, Daniel Spoerri, Dick Higgins, and others. He worked with artists such as John Cage, Ray Johnson, Ken Friedman, and Alison Knowles. He lives in Cologne. Jump to: navigation, search 1958 was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1959 was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Jump to: navigation, search 2002(MMII) is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Daniel Spoerri (born Daniel Isaac Feinstein 27 March 1930) is a Romanian-born French dancer and performance artist. ... Dick Higgins (born Cambridge, England 1938, died Quebec, Canada 1998) was a poet and early Fluxus artist. ... Jump to: navigation, search John Cage John Milton Cage (September 5, 1912 – August 12, 1992) was an American experimental music composer and writer. ... Jump to: navigation, search a photo of Ray Johnson in the 1960s taken by Toby Spiselman Raymond Edward Johnson (1927 - 1995) was an important post-Surrealism, pre-Pop collage artist. ... Ken Friedman is a seminal figure in Fluxus, an international experimental art, literature, and music movement. ... Alison Knowles (1933 - ) is an American artist who produced work in a number of forms. ... Jump to: navigation, search Cologne skyline at night with river Rhine in the foreground and famous Cologne Cathedral on the right. ...


External links

  • George Brecht at the-artists.org
  • Dutch Biography of Brecht
  • Practice George Brecht's Word Event

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George Brecht - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (133 words)
George Brecht (born Halfway, Oregon, United States 1924) was an early Fluxus artist.
Brecht studied at John Cage's New York School for Social Research in 1958 and 1959.
Brecht was associated with the Fluxus artists of the 1960s including, Daniel Spoerri, Dick Higgins, and others.
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