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Biography


1925

 born in Greenville, South Carolina

 

 Performer and Activist in the

 

 international Fluxus group since its 

 

 beginning in Wiesbaden 1962

1966-1970  

 Editor-in-chief, The Something Else 

 

 Press, New York

1977-1980

 Visiting lecturer at the Carpenter

 

 Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard

 

 University

1977 

 Grant for concept-art from National

 

 Endowment for the Arts, Washington

1980 

 Guest Artist, of the  Berliner

 

 Künstlerprogramm by the DAAD, Berlin

1988 

 Artist-in-Residence at the Machida-shi

 

 Museum of Graphic Arts, Tokyo

1990/1992 

 Artist-in-Residence, Malindi Artists 

 

 Proof, Malindi, Kenia

since 1990 

 President of the International Artists

 

 Museum in Lodz, Poland

1996 

 Hannah-Höch-Award, Berlin

 

 Honorary doctor of Fine Arts, Nova

 

 Scotia College of Art and Design,

 

 Halifax, Canada

 

 Co-Curator, Kunstsommer Wiesbaden

 

 2002 - 40 Jahre Fluxus und die Folgen

 

 Honorary doctor of Fine Arts, Poznan,

 

 Akademie der Künste, Poland

 

 Artist-in-Residence: Radobolja 2006,

 

 Slezak Villa in Ilici (Mostar) Herzogowina

 

 

 Died 2007 in Berlin 




Solo exhibitions (Selection)


2007  

 Fluzeugbilder, BSM excursion art+life-shop,

 

 Potsdam

2006 

 Lichtskulpturen, Emerson Gallery Berlin

2002 

 Story Lines, Emily Harvey Gallery, New York

2001 

 Poezia konkretna, Galeria AT, Poznan

2000 

 Märchenstundengebilde, Haus am 

 

 Lützowplatz, Berlin

1999 

 POPOPOESIE, Galerie und Edition Barbara

 

 Wien, Berlin

1997 

 Fresh Impressionism, Emily Harvey Gallery,

 

 New York

1994 

 Fluxus Portraits and New Works, Galerie

 

 Fine Art Rafael Vostell, Berlin

 

 New Paintings, Galerie beim Steinernen Kreuz,

 

 Bremen

1993 

 Portraits, Carl Solway Gallery, Cincinnati,

 

 Ohio

1991 

 Twenty-one Proposals for the Stained-Glass

 

 Windows of the Fluxus Cathedral, Galerie

 

 Zielke, Berlin

1990 

 Emmett Williams à Québec, Le Lieu: Centre

 

 en art actuel, Québec

1989 

 Jigazo, Fukui-Sinbun Gallery, Fukui (Japan)

 

 Multiples, Centre de Gravure Contemporaine,

 

 Genève       

1987 

 New Works, Machida-shi Museum of Graphic

 

 Arts, Tokyo

1986 

 Poems on Canvas, Galeria Riviera Remont,

 

 Warsaw

 

 Tête-à-tête, Galerie Marlene Frei, Zurich

1984 

 Metamorphoses, Galeria Riviera Remont

 

 Warsaw

1983 

 Books, Posters & Relics, Centre Georges

 

 Pompidou, Paris

1982 

 Schemes & Variations, Nationalgalerie, Berlin

1981 

 Impressions of Japan, Fukui, Japan

1980

 Generations and Continuities, Carpenter

 

 Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University


                       

Group exhibitions (Selection)  

 

2006  

 Oktober Salon, Belgrad, Serbia

2002

 The Fluxus Connection, Museo d’Arte

 

 Contemporanea di Villa Croce, Genua

 

 Fluxus und Freunde, Neues Museum

 

 Weserburg, Bremen

2001

 Markers Banner Event, Biennale di Venezia,

 

 Venice

1999 

 Das XX. Jahrhundert, Städtische Museen,

 

 Berlin

1998 

 Out of Actions, Museum of Contemporary

 

 Art, Los Angeles

1997 

 Another Language, Haifa Museum, Haifa

 

 Livres d’artistes: L’invention d’un genre

 

 1960-1980, Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris

1996 

 Retrospektive in der Berlinischen Galerie,

 

 Berlin

 

 Fluxus, Haus des Künstlers, Moskow

1995 

 L’Ultima Avantgardia, Ex Convento di San

 

 Comenico, Spoleto

1994 

 Fluxusbritannica, Tate Gallery, London

1993 

 In the Spirit of Fluxus, Walker Art Center,

 

 Minneapolis

1992 

 Malindi Concrete Poems and patchworks,

 

 Malindi Art Gallery, Malindi, Kenya

1991 

 The Pop Art Show, Royal Academy of Arts,

 

 London

1990 

 8th Sydney Biennale, Sydney, Australien

 

 Ubi Fluxus ibi, Biennale di Venezia,

 

 Venice

1987 

 Berlin Art, Museum of Modern Art,

 

 New York


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