Lithograph poster designed and edited by George Maciunas as an introduction to Fluxus festivals, the recto and verso together containing over 150 Fluxus event scores and descriptions of performances and events by artists and collectives including Robert Watts, Emmett Williams, Ben Vautier, Mieko Shiomi, George Maciunas, Ben Patterson, Albert Fine, Paul Sharits, Lee Heflin, Ay-O, Joe Jones, Tomas Schmit, Hi-Red Center, George Brecht, and Robert Bozzi, the verso also displaying an Expanded Earts Diagram with timeline dates of "past", 1959, 1964, and 1966, and with section titles such as "Anti-Art", "Political Culture", "Neo-Haiku Theatre", "Acoustic Theatre", "Fluxus", "Kinesthetic Theatre", "Expanded Cinema", "Happenings", and others. Sheet size 23 x 17 inches, folded in fourths. N.p. (George Maciunas/Fluxus Collective) n.d. (1966). Together with a group of xeroxed documents related to Fluxfest and other Fluxus events.
The Fluxfest Sale poster is accompanied by several additional documents. A 13-page stapled group of xeroxes contains information on planning a Fluxfest, brief biographies on Fluxus members, a proposed Fluxshow, lists of Flux films, radio, and TV pieces, an event score "Paper Concert for Paper Show Opening at Time & Life Building, November 15 & 29, 1967", a diagram of a proposed structure for "Flux-Snowhouse", a list of "Flux-Products 1961 to 1969", and a Flux-Mail list. Four other loose sheets include "Flux Shop News", "Fluxclinic Record of Features and Feats", a mailing list, and a xeroxed article from The Village Voice.
As of September 2021, OCLC locates four holdings of Fluxfest Sale in North American libraries.
Book ID: 51541