Weegee and the Avant-Garde… “Half reality and half fantasy.”… Fellig was a Zellig!

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Film Culture – Expanded Arts, special issue, designed by George Maciunas, cover and page 10, no. 43, winter 1966, offset

Speaking of great exhibitions (perhaps coincidentally both in academic institutions), wee stumbled into the last day of the amazing George Maciunas exhibition, “Anything Can Substitute Art: Maciunas In SOHO” at Cooper Union (December 11, 2012 – February 2, 2013, 41 Cooper Gallery, 41 Cooper Square, LL1, New York, NY 10003), and unexpectedly, ran into an old friend…

“…I am the best part of the show… A COLOR BOX… half reality and half fantasy…”

(Weegee was a lot cheaper, and more fun, than La Monte Young;-)

(To be continued…)

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