Friday, July 15, 2016
Harry Ruhé tribute to Ben Patterson
"BEN PATTERSON 1934-2016
On June 25 our friend Ben Patterson passed away.
Patterson can be considered as one of the ‘founders’ of Fluxus. His
compositions were performed during concerts all over the world.
Patterson participated in the first Fluxus festival in Wiesbaden in
In 2003 he took part in the Centraal Fluxus Festival in Utrecht, organized
by Willem de Ridder and Harry Ruhé.
In December 2012 Patterson was the guest of the CultClub, where his Lick
Piece was performed during a Fluxus Dinner; the photo of a naked lady
covered with cream was published over two pages in De Volkskrant.
On Saturday July 16, Jeannette Dekeukeleire and Harry Ruhe will bring an
hommage to this important artist with a one-day-exhibition (with FluxShop),
a film, and events.
13.00 – 18.00.
Address: Hemonylaan 6a
1074 BE Amsterdam
Tel. 020-6223422 / 020 6714087
info@artkitchen / email@example.com
Photo: Patterson’s Paper Piece (1960) as it was performed in Berlin in 2011.
This version was titled: Bury Ben Patterson."