Article Number: 4876
Hard Cover, English, Staple Binding, 215 Pages, 2011, ISBN 978-3-7091-0479-8
Astrit Schmidt-Burkhardt

Maciunas' Learning Machines

From Art History to a chronology of fluxus

Maciunas attempted in various ways to draw a picture of history using dates, facts, lines, and vectors--the result, as numerous black and white illustrations throughout this volume testify, is scientific and at the same time artistically fascinating.

This book centers around three dozen diagrams of history designed between 1953 and 1973 by Fluxus initiator George Maciunas as a visualization of chronological causality. Maciunas attempted in various ways to draw a picture of history using dates, facts, lines, and vectors--the result, as numerous black and white illustrations throughout this volume testify, is scientific and at the same time artistically fascinating.

Sprache: Englisch