Dick Higgins

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Birthday
15, 1938
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Oct 25, 1998 (60)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
15, 1938
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Oct 25, 1998 (60)

About

Poet, composer, printer, and interdisciplinary artist who was part of the Fluxus movement in the 1960s. His publications include On the Composition of Signs and Images and A Dialectic of Centuries: Notes towards a Theory of the New Arts.

Before Fame

He was born in England and raised in New England. In his early adulthood years, he attended the New School of Social Research in New York City.

Trivia

He invented the term "intermedia" to describe the cross-disciplinary work that he and other Fluxus artists carried out.

Family Life

He wed Alison Knowles, also an artist, in 1960. Knowles subsequently gave birth to twin daughters.

Associated With

He studied composition in New York with John Cage.

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