What’s Happenning? A 1960s NYC video playlist

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Antonello Branca, dir. What’s Happening (1967). Featuring Andy Warhol, Allen Ginsberg, Roy Lichtenstein, Robert Rauschenberg, Gregory Corso, Marie Benois and Leon Kraushar.

Peter Moore, dir. Karlheinz Stockhausen’s Originale: Doubletakes (1964)

Filmed at the U.S. premiere of Originale by Stockhausen, Judson Hall, September 1964.
Featuring: Director – Allan Kaprow; Pianist – James Tenney; Percussionist – Max Neuhaus; Film Man – Robert Breer; Action music – Nam June Paik; Child – Anton Kaprow; Models – Olga Adorno and Lette Eisenhauer; String Player – Charlotte Moorman; Jazz Musician – Don Heckman; Actors – various, including Dick Higgins and Jackson Mac Low; Conductor – Alvin Lucier; Painter – Robert Delford Brown; Poet – Allen Ginsberg

Claes Oldenburg talks about his early work in New York, including “The Street” and “The Store,” the founding of Ray Gun and the “invention” of the soft sculptures. Excerpts from an artist talk with curator Achim Hochdörfer at MUMOK Vienna on Feb 4, 2012.

Jonas Mekas, dir. Scenes from the Life of Andy Warhol (excerpt, 1966)

Marie Menken, dir. Go! Go! Go! (1962-64)

Richard O. Moore, dire. USA: POETRY, FRANK O’HARA (1966).

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