Mekas, Jonas, 1922-....

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Birth 1922-12-24
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Jonas Mekas was born in Lithuania in 1922. In 1949, Mekas emigrated with his brother to the United States, where he became interested in avant-garde film. He later began screening his own avant-garde films and publishing criticism in several different venues, including Film Culture . Mekas also founded the Anthology Film Archives, one of the world's largest collections of avant-garde films.

From the description of Jonas Mekas collection of Fluxus film loops, 1960-1970. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 234381237

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  • Fluxus (Group of artists)--Archives
  • Experimental films--20th century--Archives
  • Art, Modern--20th century--Archives

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