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Maciunas, George

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00113439
Maciunas, George

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Lithuanian, 20th century, male.

Active and naturalised in the USA.

Born 1931, in Kaunas; died 9 April 1978, in New York.

Happenings artist, performance artist, photographer, mixed media. Artists' books.

Neo-Dadaism, Fluxus.

George Maciunas was initially an architect and designer, and he opened a gallery in New York....

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Subjects: Book Arts and Illustration ; Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage ; Performance Art and Dance ; Photography and Photographs ; 20th-Century Art

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