Fluxus

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A newspaper-form early work by the Dutch Fluxus artist, unpaginated, consisting almost entirely of black-and-white photographs with a few drawings and comics scattered in, many of the images including nude females, and likely the only appearance of this publication which gives the appearance of a single issue of a serial. Folio, approx. 23-1/2 x 17-1/2 inches unfolded. Original photo-illustrated self-wrpps., some browning and soiling, minor tears along central fold. Amsterdam (Bill Daley) n.d. (circa 1968).

Willem de Ridder was a Dutch artist who participated in many festivals and communal works within the Fluxus art movement. In the early 1960s, de Ridder conducted an interview with Nam June Paik for the Dutch weekly serial HP, and soon after was invited by George Maciunas to become a member of the still-new Fluxus movement. de Ridder organized several Fluxus Festivals in the Netherlands and took part in performances all over Europe. Maciunas also asked him to up a European mail-order warehouse to sell Fluxworks, and he became the Fluxus chairman for Northern Europe. de Ridder also contributed to the Flux Year Box 2 from 1968. Scarce; as of January 2020, WorldCat locates only two holdings of this title in North American institutions.

Book ID: 50489

Price: $1,500.00