Ted and Joan Wilentz collection of Fluxus-related materials, 1963-1983

Wilentz, Ted, b. 1915 d. 2001
Publisher
Active in New York, N.Y.

Wilentz, Joan

Active in Chevy Chase,Md.

Collection size: 56 items.

Collection Summary: The materials, almost entirely printed matter, consist of exhibition catalogues, announcements, books, pamphlets, newsletters, flyers, broadsides, calendar, prospectus cards, clippings, and posters generated by central and orbital figures associated with Fluxus: Allan Kaprow, Charlotte Moorman, Dick Higgins, Ray Johnson, George Maciunas, Peter Moore, and Richard Kostelanetz.

Biographical/Historical Note: Wilentz was proprietor of the Eighth Street Bookshop; New York, N.Y.

Donated 2000 by Ted and Joan Wilentz. The papers arrived through Ted Wilentz's appraiser, William Morgan, who also signed the Deed of Gift.

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