George Maciunas. Poster for Fluxus Symphony Orchestra in Fluxus Concert, Carnegie Recital Hall, New York, June 27, 1964. 1964. Double-sided offset lithograph. The Gilbert and Lila Silverman Fluxus Collection Gift. Photo: Peter Butler

An international art movement of the 1960s and 1970s, Fluxus—whose name was based on the Latin word flux, meaning constant flow or change—brought together artists working in music, poetry, film, theater, and the visual arts. The movement challenged the commodification of art and favored nontraditional modes of expression, such as collective performances, inexpensive publications, and unlimited editions of small objects. This special installation of posters, newspapers, Fluxus editions, films, and photographs celebrates the recent gift by Gilbert and Lila Silverman of their renowned Fluxus collection.

Organized by Christophe Cherix, Curator, Department of Prints and Illustrated Books, with Jon Hendricks, Fluxus Consulting Curator.

Licensing of MoMA images and videos is handled by Art Resource (North America) and Scala Archives (all other geographic locations). All requests should be addressed directly to those agencies, which supply high-resolution digital image files provided to them directly by the Museum.

Requests for permission to reprint text from MoMA publications should be addressed to text_permissions@moma.org.

This record is a work in progress. If you have additional information or spotted an error, please send feedback to digital@moma.org.