Not Wanting to Say Anything About Marcel
- John Cage (American, 1912-1992)
- Silkscreens (8) on plexiglass set in a wooden base
- 14-3/8 x 20-1/8 x 10-5/8 in. (36.5 x 51.1 x 27.0 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Norton Simon Museum, Gift of Mrs. Judith Thomas, 1970
- Accession Number:
- © 2010 John Cage Trust
Irwin Hollander was the first trained master printer to leave Tamarind and start his own workshop. In 1964, the New Yorker moved back to his native city and established Hollander Graphic Workshop, where he brought the newly invigorated process of lithography to a number of artists, as June Wayne had envisioned. Among them was the avant-garde musician John Cage, who produced his first work of fine art with Hollander. The artist had just performed a musical piece for which 50 slide projectors were directed on screens while harpsichords played in the distance. Cage became inspired by the layering and floating screens, which is how he and Hollander came to use Plexiglas. The entire work consists of four of these plexigrams along with a lithograph, an ensemble that incorporates traditional lithography as well as more experimental printmaking.
Image reproduction permission may be granted for scholarly or arts related commercial use. All image requests, regardless of their intended purpose, should be submitted via email. Requests can also be made by fax or mail.
Images may be protected by copyright and other intellectual property rights. Additional permission may be required.
Approved requests for the reproduction of an image will receive a contract detailing all fees and conditions of use of the image. Upon receipt of both the signed contract and full payment, the Office of Rights and Reproductions will provide the image. A complimentary copy of the published material must be provided to the Norton Simon Museum.
Please download the Application for Reproduction Permission form and submit it to the Office of Rights and Reproductions.
|Telephone:||(626) 449-6840 x 3300|