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George Brecht

 (1926 - 2008)
George (MacDiarmid) Brecht was active/lived in New York, New Jersey / Germany.  George Brecht is known for conceptual artist, assemblage, pop sculpture.

Biography   George Brecht


A leading member of Fluxus, a group of Conceptual artists of the early 1960s, George Brecht lived in the USA until 1965, when he moved to Europe, settling in Cologne in 1972.   He was born in New York City with the name of George MacDiarmid but changed his name to Brecht during World War II "because he liked the sound of the name."  Brecht described his art expression as a way of "ensuring that the details of everyday life, the random constellations of objects that surround us, stop going unnoticed."

His specialties in addition to painting and sculpture were assemblages, arrangements that often featured chairs, and 'event scores', which were written messages "with eccentric instructions" on small white cards that he wo   ...  Displaying 750 of 2526 characters.

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