John Held, Jr.
Debris from the Cultural Underground
Ever Gold Gallery
441 O”Farrell Street
San Francisco, CA.
Opening Reception: October 7, 2010 6-9pm
Closing Reception: October 28, 2010 6-9pm
“John Held, Jr. Debris from the Cultural Underground,” chronicles four decades of involvement in the international cultural undergrounds of Fluxus, Mail Art, rubber stamp and zine cultures by the San Francisco artist, writer, collector, bibliographer and cultural historian.
“Forty Years Accumulating Debris from the Cultural Underground”
Lecture: October 14, 2010 7pm
Held will present a lecture on “Forty Years Accumulating Debris from the Cultural Underground,” commenting on his four decade history with an international network of cultural workers and interviews with such notable artists as John Cage, Ray Johnson and Alan Kaprow.
“Withheld: A Conversational Memoir”
Performance: October 21, 2010 7pm
San Francisco playwright and actor Jeremy Greco will present excerpts from, “Withheld: A Conversational Memoir,” which resulted from the transcription of ten interview sessions between the artist and playwright earlier in the year. Greco's work is currently in development at The Marsh.
KQED Feature on John