Three Spirit Duplicated Flyers for Performances at Yoko Ono’s Loft. Yoko Ono / Lamonte Young.

Three Spirit Duplicated Flyers for Performances at Yoko Ono’s Loft.

1961. Item #4591

New York, 1961. Three flyers, each 8 ½ x 11”, spirit duplicated from typescript.
During her time in this studio (December 1960 – June 1961) at 112 Chambers Street in downtown
Manhattan, Ono (b. 1933) worked with La Monte Young to present work by visual artists,
musicians, poets, and performers including John Cage, Robert Rauschenberg, Peggy Guggenheim,
Marcel Duchamp, and Jasper Johns. These three flyers documenting performances by La Monte
Young and Richard Maxfield are essential to understanding the movements of contemporary art and
music, and the formation of the Fluxus movement.
Richard Maxfield. Three Evenings of Picnic and Electronic Music. Performers included David
Tudor and La Monte Young.
Compositions by La Monte Young #7. Announces a weekend of performances at 112 Chambers
Street in May 1961, the seventh in a series of compositions prepared by La Monte Young and
performed by Young and Robert Dunn.
May To Be May. An work of oncrete poetry by La Monte Young, similar in format to the preceding
flyers, and likely produced in conjunction with an event at the loft.
Spirit ink faded, else fine. Given the light-sensitive nature of the alcohol-based ink, we’ve not
photographed these, but if you visit we’ll gladly show them to you in a darkened room.

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