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OP KUNST ALS GRENZBESCHREITUNG: JOHN CAGE UND DIE MODERNE (Art as Boundary Crossing: John Cage and Modernism). Ed. by Ulrich Bischoff. Neue Pinakothek, Bayerische Staatsgemaldesammlungen, Munich, 1991. Organized by Staatsgalerie moderner Kunst, Munich. Published in association with Heinrich Winterscheidt GmbH, Dusseldorf. 256 pp. with 225 ills. (53 col.). 27 x 22 cm. ISBN 392876201X In German (one essay partially in English, one reprinted text in English only).
Reviewing the career of American avant-garde composer Cage (b. 1912) and his influence on contemporary art, this catalogue documents an exhibition of 19 works from public Munich collections which were randomly selected and arranged by the artist; two recent series of his drawings; and some 45 paintings, sculptures, mixed-media installations and other works produced from 1942 to 1991 by Tobey, Johns, Morellet, Fisher, Rauschenberg and 17 other artists linked to the composer. Eight essays examining varied aspects of Cage's artistic philosophy and specific facets of his career (particularly his impact on the Fluxus movement) are supplemented by an interview with the composer and substantial individual essays on the other featured artists.
Artist(s):Cage, John
Indexing: Western — United States — Post-1970 — Several Media — Conceptual Art
Plans: 02,03,20,22
Worldwide Number: 023215
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