Concept Action Language: Pop-art, Fluxus, Nouveau Realisme, Arte Povera in the Mumok Collection, Vienna

The latest presentation of the MUMOK collection in Vienna is devoted to important art developments of the late 1950s, right up To The 1970s.The main interest is in the interconnection of linguistic, visual and performative forms of representation. In this major collection exhibition were important new acquisitions and holdings in the area of Conceptual Art. Viennese art movements in the 1960’s that are usually dealt with separately, were mutually contextualised from the point of view of linguistic analysis. On a further level they corresponded with the international interplay between Pop Art, Fluxus and Conceptual Art. Selected loans, such as the Learning Machines of Fluxus-founder Georges Maciunas were shown in Austria For The first time, and completed the exhibition. Published retrospectively, To document the exhibition Concept. Action. Language. at MUMOK, Vienna, December 2006 – June 2008.English and German text.

Text: Kotz Liz, Neuburger Susanne et al. pp. 320; COL and BW; hardcover. Publisher: Buchhandlung Walther König, Köln, 2011.

ISBN: 9783865608857| 386560885X

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The latest presentation of the MUMOK collection in Vienna is devoted to important art developments of the late 1950s, right up To The 1970s.The main interest is in the interconnection of linguistic, visual and performative forms of representation. In this major collection exhibition were important new acquisitions and holdings in the area of Conceptual Art. Viennese art movements in the 1960’s that are usually dealt with separately, were mutually contextualised from the point of view of linguistic analysis. On a further level they corresponded with the international interplay between Pop Art, Fluxus and Conceptual Art. Selected loans, such as the Learning Machines of Fluxus-founder Georges Maciunas were shown in Austria For The first time, and completed the exhibition. Published retrospectively, To document the exhibition Concept. Action. Language. at MUMOK, Vienna, December 2006 – June 2008.English and German text.