Born in the State of FLUX/us. Benjamin PATTERSON.
Born in the State of FLUX/us.


Born in the State of FLUX/us.

Houston, TX: Contemporary Arts Museum, 2012. First edition. Sm. 4to. Illustrated boards, 268pp. + two CDs. Foreword by Bill Arning. Profusely illustrated throughout in colour and b/w.

Published to accompany the retrospective exhibition organised by Valerie Cassel Oliver, held first in Houston then later travelling to Harlem and Wiesbaden.

Includes contributions by Marcia Reed, George E. Lewis, Jon Hendricks, Bertrand Clavez, Fred Moten, Charles Gaines, and Patterson himself, a founding member of Fluxus, along with a chronology by Meredith Goldsmith, plus two pages of notes by Emanuele Carcano to accompany the CDs (recordings of Patterson's compositions made between 1960 and 2006).

Near Fine.