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literature (writings); manifestoes; concrete poetry; Fluxus; artists' books; By Hand: Women & Books Exhibit 2021


31 pages. A Great Bear Pamphlet; no. 8. CONTENTS : Word power / Alison Knowles -- Answers to manifesto puzzle -- Rainbow manifesto / Ay-o -- "Western civilization is done with ..." / Philip Corner -- Manifesto of the W.E.B. DuBois Clubs -- Take care of the world / Oyvind Fahlström -- A proposition, a problem, a danger and a hunch / Robert Filliou -- "We hold ..." / John Giorno -- Manifesto / [Robert Watts] -- Lettuce manifesto / Al Hansen -- A Something Else manifesto / Dick Higgins -- "Once, the task of the artist was ..." / Allan Kaprow -- "Cybernated art is very important ..." ; Utopian laser TV station / Nam June Paik -- "And I open my mouth ..." / Diter Rot -- Program / Jerome Rothenberg -- "Instead of bombs ..." / Wolf Vostell -- abeeiillmmmsttwy / [Emmett Williams]. Stapled binding. Gift of Richard Liebler. 2nd copy gift of Estera Milman, RISD Class of 1970. Estera Milman (RISD BFA Painting/Printmaking and Film, 1970) scholar of post-World War II avant-garde art. Founded Alternative Traditions in Contemporary Art (ATCA) at the University of Iowa, 1982, and served as its director until 2000. She is the author of many books, articles, interviews, and exhibition catalogs on Fluxus and No!art. In December 2018 she donated a selection of books from her library to the Fleet Library at RISD. Curated title for Fleet Library Special Collections exhibition By Hand: Women & Books Exhibit fall, 2021.

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New York : Something Else Press, c1966.


©New York : Something Else Press, c1966.

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staple bindings; paper


22 cm




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