George Maciunas

George Maciunas (Lithuanian: Jurgis Mačiūnas, pronounced ma-chew-nas; born 8 November 1931 in Kaunas, Lithuania; died 9 May 1978 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States) was a Lithuanian-born American artist. He was a founding member and the central coordinator of Fluxus, an international community of artists, architects, composers, and designers. Other leading members brought together by this movement included Yoko Ono, Joseph Beuys, George Brecht, Nam June Paik, Wolf Vostell, and Dick Higgins. He is most famous for organising and performing early happenings and for assembling a series of highly influential artists' multiples.

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... Fluxus Suitcase, 1964 Aluminum suitcase sent from Japan to George Maciunas in New York as mail art ... Kubota has shown it as a memorial to George Macinuas and Al Robbins in recent years ... with collage made for a Fluxus dinner organized by George Maciunas for Kubota, Chieko Shiomi, Takako Saito, and Nam June Paik ...
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... Maciunas’ work has been exhibited in many of the major museums around the world with archives held in The Whitney Museum of American Art, The Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, The Getty Research ... The Museum of Modern Art currently holds the largest collection of Maciunas and Fluxus works of 10,000 items ... As part of a touring exhibition organized by Dartmouth College, Maciunas’ work was most recently featured in “Fluxus and the Essential Questions ...
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... was named and loosely organized in 1962 by George Maciunas (1931-78), a Lithuanian-born American artist ... included Fluxus founding members Jackson Mac Low, Al Hansen, George Brecht and Dick Higgins ... Internationale Festspiele Neuester Musik in Wiesbaden with, George Maciunas, Joseph Beuys, Wolf Vostell, Nam June Paik and others ...
Notable Examples of Conceptual Art
1962 FLUXUS Internationale Festspiele Neuester Musik in Wiesbaden with, George Maciunas, Joseph Beuys, Wolf Vostell, Nam June Paik and others. 1963 George Brecht's collection of Event-Scores, Water Yam, is published as the first Fluxkit by George Maciunas. 1963 Festum Fluxorum Fluxus in Düsseldorf with George Maciunas, Wolf Vostell, Joseph Beuys, Dick Higgins, Nam June Paik, Ben Patterson, Emmett Williams and others ...