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Author Name:    CAGE, John McLUHAN, Marshall

Title:   Rolywholyover : A Circus. First Edition

Publisher:    Museum of Contemporary Art / Rizzoli International Publications Inc., Los Angeles / New York, 1993, ISBN:0914357336 

Seller ID:   112327

CAGE, John. Rolywholyover : A Circus. [Metal box and contents, to accompanya major John Cage exhibition at The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angele s.] Los Angeles : Museum of Contemporary Art / New York : Rizzoli International Publications Inc., [1993]. First Edition. "John Cage was one of the most important artists of the twentieth century. His influence was felt not just in music, as America's leading avant-garde composer. but in the visual arts, dance, and in aesthetic thought in general. Exploring the contents ofthis extraordinary metal box, designed in consultation with Cage himself, is itself an experience fully in keeping with his philosophy. The box contains an exceptionally wide range of materials, printed in different formats,often on translucent paper, which can be read in any order. The publicatio n accompanies a major exhibition at The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, conceived of by Cage as a "composition for museum." The box includes reprints of texts that Cage found useful and inspiring, as well as important new essays. Also includecd are writings and letters by Cage, reproductions of works by Cage and others, musical scores, recipes, advice on healthy eating, and photographs. As Cage said in discussing the box, "The world is vast; give the impression that the materials are endless...." Contents include : Paying attention (by Anne d'Harnoncourt); nothingtoseeness (by Julie Lazar); John Cage and the social realm (by Laura Kuhn); UNCAGEDWORDS (by Joan Retallack); Cage and counting (by Mark Swed); Anarchy /(by John Cage); Anautobiographical statement (by John Cage); Macrobiotic cooking (by John Ca ge); The agenbite of outwit (by Marshall McLuhan); What should I eat? (by Andrew Weil, M.D.); Chronological table of John Cage's life (by Ellesworth Snyder); Zen and dhyana (by Daisetz T. Suzuki). Very good in metal box. 100.00


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