This was published in the 1997 Fluxus Subjectiv catalogue. The formatting here mimics the original version.
TEXT ON THE FLUXUS
There are those who keep theorizing about Fluxus.
those who speculate with the Fluxus. "If van Gogh's ear is worth 100.000 million dollar and the bottle rack by Duchamp is worth 300.000 dollar, how much will the water glass by George Brecht then be worth on the fair in Basel in two year's time?"
those who say that the Fluxus movement does only consist of spoiled children who make art by stating that they are against art, who expect to win fame by saying "we are against fame", who want to get back into the Louvre by staying in the bistro vis-á-vis;
those who say, okay, Fluxus is something mad, but still it's better than those who produce works of art for the consumer society;
those who say that Fluxus is rather a story of attitude towards life and art than towards products;
those who say Fluxus is individuals and not works of art;
those who say that Fluxus contradicts itself, that it consists of failures who happen to be succesful just now, anti-art stars;
As far as I am concerned, I think that
Fluxus is the "event" according to George Brecht:
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