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Jackson Mac Low – Insect Assassins

Jackson Mac Low was an American poet, performance artist, composer and playwright, known to most readers of poetry as a practioneer of systematic chance operations and other non-intentional compositional methods in his work, which Mac Low first experienced in the musical work of John Cage, Earle Brown, and Christian Wolff. He was married to the artist Iris Lezak from 1962 to 1978, and to the poet Anne Tardos from 1990 until his death.

Jackson Mac Low (Photo via)
(September 12, 1922 – December 8, 2004)

  • Insect Assassains (his poem)

    From Pearl Harbor day (via Pearlblossomhighway blog)

    Jackson Mac Low (Buffalo Edu)

    George Maciunas (American, 1931–1978) and Jackson Mac Low (American, b. 1922), publishers;
    La Monte Young (American, b. 1935), editor
    letterpress
    Closed: 20.8 x 24cm (8 3/16 x 9 7/16 in.)
    The Getty Research Institute, 94-B19099
    By kind permission of Jackson Mac Low and La Monte Young
    © 1962 Jackson Mac Low

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