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The Great Pamphlet Series [Great Bear Pamphlet]

Date
2007
Dimensions
9-1/2 x 7 x 2 inches
Type
Books
Description
Stamped cardboard box housing reprints of 20 pamphlets originally published in 1967, which sampled writer-artists favored by Something Else Press publisher Dick Higgins. Pamphlets include scripts for happenings, events, experimental poems, theoretical treatises, and quasi-musical notations. Contents include Alison Knowles -- A book about love & war & death, canto one / Dick Higgins -- Chance-imagery / George Brecht -- Injun & other histories (1960) / Claes Oldenburg -- Incomplete requiem for W.C. Fields / Al Hansen -- Ritual: a book of primitive rites and events / Jerome Rothenberg -- Some recent happenings / Allan Kaprow -- Manifestos / Ay-o, Philip Corner, W.E.B. DuBois Clubs, Oyvind Fahlstrom, Robert Filiou, John Giorno, Al Hansen, Dick Higgins, Allan Kaprow, Alison Knowles, Nam June Paik, Diter Rot, Jerome Rothenberg, Wolf Vostell, Robert Watts, Emmett Williams -- Berlin and phenomena / Wolf Vostell -- The twin plays: Port-au-Prince & Adams county Illinois / Jackson Mac Low -- Diary: change the world (you will only make matters worse) part three (1967) / John Cage -- The cursive Scandinavian salve / Bengt Af Klintberg -- Autobiography / David Antin -- Popular entertainments / Philip Corner -- A Filliou sampler / Robert Filliou -- Untitled essay and other works / Allan Kaprow -- A look into the blue tide, part 2 / Diter Rot -- The art of noise (futurist manifesto, 1913) / Luigi Russolo -- The last french-fried potato and other poems / Emmett Williams -- A Zaj sampler / Zaj group of Madrid, Jose Luis Castillejo, Ramiro Cortes, Jaier Martinez Cuadrado, Juan Hidalgo, Walter Marchetti, Toma?s Marco, Eugenio de Vicente.
Materials
Offset printing on colored paper
Credit Line
Rosemary Furtak Collection, Walker Art Center Library
Accession Number
LIB2014.32.1-.21