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Robert Whitman: Performances from the 1960s

Artist/Author: Robert Whitman | Reference: D2318 | ISBN: 0-9668010-4-0 | Type: DVD

Includes original footage of The American Moon (1960) and Flower (1963), a recent performance of Prune Flat (1965), and Ghost, Whitman’s recent theater work, as well as short documentaries about the works. 

Environments and Happenings

Artist/Author: Adrian Henri | Reference: P2769 | ISBN: 0500201374 | Type: Publication

Poet and painter Adrian Henri gives an account of the origins of ‘total art’ followed by fully documented chapters on the American environmental tradition of Kaprow, Oldenburgh, Warhol, Kienholz and many others.

This item is part of the ‘Glimpses of before: 1970s UK Performance Art’ Study Room Guide by Helena Goldwater (P2497)

Greenwich Village 1963: Avant-Garde Performance and the Effervescent Body

Artist/Author: Sally Banes | Reference: P2672 | ISBN: 978-0-8223-1391-5 | Type: Publication

This book draws a vibrant portrait of the artists and performers who gave the 1963 Village its exhilarating force, the avant-garde whose interweaving of public and private life, work and play, art and ordinary experience, began a wholesale reworking of the social and cultural fabric of America.

Happenings and Other Acts

Editor: Mariellen R Sandford | Reference: P0343 | ISBN: 0 415 09936 6 | Type: Publication

Collection of seminal essays, interviews and performance texts by and about Happenings and Fluxus artists. Includes the 1965 Happenings issue of TDR (The Drama Review) edited by Michael Kirby. This item is part of the Study Room Guide: A Bi(bli)ography of Insurrectionary Imaginati by John Jordan (P0793) and the Study Room Guide on Performance, Politics, Ethics and Human Rights by Adrien Sina (P0661)

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).