FLUXUS EXPERIENCE HANNAH HIGGINS PDF

In her book Fluxus Experience Hannah Higgins persuasively demonstrates that Fluxkit and Event, those paradigmatic Fluxus art forms, effectively establish this. Hannah Higgins: FLUXUS EXPERIENCE. Unuversity of California Press, Berkeley and Los Angeles (book review). Hannah Higgins, the daughter of . “Hannah Higgins’s book “Fluxus Experience is a wonderful and much needed addition to the literature on Fluxus. Both insightful and provocative, her work offers.

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Daring, disparate, contentious—Fluxus artists worked with minimal and prosaic materials now familiar in post-World War II art. Account Options Sign in. University of California Press, ; pp.

Higgins, the daughter of the Fluxus artists Alison Knowles and Dick Higgins, makes the most of her personal connection to the movement by sharing her firsthand experience, bringing an astounding immediacy to her writing and a palpable commitment to shedding light on what Fluxus is and why it matters.

She does so by moving out from the art itself in what she describes as a higgkns of concentric circles: In this groundbreaking work of incisive scholarship and analysis, Hannah Higgins explores the influential art movement Fluxus.

In her book Fluxus Experience Hannah Higgins persuasively demonstrates that Fluxkit and Event, those paradigmatic Fluxus art forms, effectively establish this relation between artwork and its beholder.

Two formats are unique to Fluxus: Nikki Sneakers rated it really liked it May 28, Hannah Higgins takes upon herself the unenviable task of reconsidering the entire Fluxus project.

Sean rated it liked it Aug 23, It is related to the very nature of the artistic process which, on a certain level, can be understood and transmitted only through experience. This book is so good I almost considered creating fluxks new shelf for it called “giant u-haul of awesome.

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Amanda rated experidnce it was amazing Nov 09, In this groundbreaking exerience of incisive scholarship and analysis, Hannah Higgins explores the influential art movement Fluxus. She does so by moving out from the art itself in what she describes as a series of concentric circles: The History of an Attitude. Sep 03, Greg rated it it was amazing. Also a critique of the educational world that surrounds the subject matter of Fluxus. Stuart rated it really liked it Jan 21, Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide.

Contact Contact Us Help. Paperbackpages. The notions such as “experience” or “attitude” bring out the importance of the undocumented and the undocumentable in art.

Jan 23, Tosh rated it liked it Shelves: Her motive, beside her family background, was the astonishing fact that Fluxus, this influential post-World War II movement had been left out of the history of art.

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Higgins examines these two setups to bring to life the Fluxus experience, how it works, and how and why it’s important. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Flhxus examines these two set-ups to bring to life the Fluxus experience but instead of offering a string of interpretations of individual works, which can easily lead one astray, she is concerned with the mechanics of experience within the movement.

She claims that Fluxus artists undertook an active and alert commerce with the world and this penetration into the world of objects led them to an understanding of the self. The freshness of Higgins’s thinking about Fluxus comes not only from her personal investment in the movement, but also from her liberal use of a surprising variety of theoretical sources.

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Fluxus Experience

This book is essential for anyone interested in Fluxus, particularly anyone who wants to understand its cognitive and phenomenological bases. Two formats are unique to Fluxus: Forged from a partnership between a university press and a library, Project MUSE is a trusted part of the academic and scholarly community it serves.

Sam rated it it was ok Feb expeirence, Xc rated it it was amazing Dec 11, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. In this groundbreaking work of incisive scholarship and analysis, Hannah Higgins explores the influential art movement Fluxus.

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The book reads like an introduction to a catalog to an exhibition. Higgins examines these two setups to bring to life the Fluxus experience, how it works, and how and why it’s important.

Art historians did not agree whether this movement was to be experiece art or anti-art since it defied systematic approach by embracing a wide variety of works of different forms and media created by a great number of artists expeirence America, Europe and Japan, from the late fifties to the eighties.

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