Jackson Mac Low. Social Project 3. 1963

Jackson Mac Low Social Project 3 1963

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Mac Low, known more as a poet, a composer of performance pieces, and a performer than as a composer of music, was a student in Cage’s Experimental Music Composition classes at the New School for Social Research and an important figure in the early avant-garde circles in New York, including Fluxus. Mac Low also had a passionate concern for social justice, as can be seen his Social Project works, which were written in response to what he felt were negative approaches to social concerns by other Fluxus members.

Gallery label from There Will Never Be Silence: Scoring John Cage’s 4’33”, October 12, 2013–June 22, 2014.
Medium
Typewriting on cardstock with stamps and postal cancellation
Dimensions
sheet: 2 15/16 x 4 15/16" (7.5 x 12.5 cm)
Credit
The Gilbert and Lila Silverman Fluxus Collection Gift
Object number
2585.2008
Copyright
© 2019 The Estate of Jackson Mac Low
Department
Drawings and Prints

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