Black and White Piece (Photographs depicting "Black and White" a performance by George and Billie Maciunas at the Flux Wedding and Cabaret, February 25, 1979)

Hollis Melton, American, born 1944

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February 25, 1978

Gelatin silver prints in an accordion folder

Overall: 3/8 × 9 × 6 3/4 in. (1 × 22.8 × 17.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Olivia H. Parker and John O. Parker '58 Acquisition Fund and the Hood Museum of Art Acquisitions Fund

2011.52

Geography

Place Made: United States, North America

Period

20th century

Object Name

Photograph

Research Area

Fluxus

Not on view

Inscriptions

Signed and dated, by artist.

Course History

WRIT 5, Memoirs of Family, Ellen Rockmore, Fall 2013

WGST 10, Sex, Gender, and Society, Giavanna Munafo, Fall 2013

WGST 37.2, GEOG 41, Gender, Space and Islam, Jennifer Fluri, Fall 2013

NAS 42, WGST 40, Gender Topics in Native American Life, Vera Palmer, Fall 2013

ANTH 31, WGST 36, Gender in Cross-Cultural Perspective, Lauren Gulbas, Fall 2013

NAS 42, WGST 40, Gender Topics in Native American Life, Vera Palmer, Fall 2013

SART 30, Photography II, Fall 2013

SART 29, Photography I, Fall 2013

WGST 65, Queer Visual Culture, Gabriele Dietze, Winter 2014

WGST 10, Sex, Gender, and Society, Zahra Ayubi, Fall 2014

ENGL 7.47, Tales of the Avant-Garde, Andrew McCann, Winter 2019

ENGL 7.47, Tales of the Avant Garde, Andrew McCann, Winter 2020

Exhibition History

A Space for Dialogue 99, When Art Intersects History, Allison Carey, Class of 2020, Class of 1954 Intern, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 7-April 26, 2020.

Shadowplay: Transgressive Photography from the Hood Museum of Art, Owen Robertson Cheatham and Friends Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, August 10-December 8, 2013.

Publication History

Billie Maciunas, The Eve of Fluxus, Arbiter Press (Orlando and New York, 2010), pp. 59-69.

Allison Carey, A Space for Dialogue 99, When Art Intersects History, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2020.

Provenance

The artist; given to George and Billie Maciunas, after the February 25, 1979 performance; Billie Maciunas, Altamonte Springs, Florida; sold to the present collection, 2011.

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