Thursday, March 7, 2013

Ken Friedman | Cleanliness Flux Kit

Ken Friedman
Cleanliness Flux Kit
New York City, USA: Fluxus: 1967
12 x 9.3 x 1.3 cm
Hinged compartmentalized plastic box housing items for cleaning.
Edition size unknown.

Conceived in 1966 and produced the following year, the Cleanliness Flux Kit was advertised in a number of newsletters and was initially priced at $3, then $5 the following year and $8 in 1976. The label is designed by George Maciunas.

"I got nice engravings...for 'cleanliness', a steam box with head sticking out..."
- Letter from Maciunas to Friedman, circa February 1967. 

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