Jon Hendricks

Jon Hendricks is an artist, Fluxus Consulting Curator of the Gilbert and Lila Silverman Fluxus Collection at The Museum of Modern Art, and curator of Yoko Ono exhibitions. He has edited and co-edited a number of books, including Fluxus Scores and Instructions: The Transformative Years (2008), with Marianne Bech and Media Farzin; What’s Fluxus? What’s Not! Why. (2003); Fluxus Codex (1988); and, with Alexandra Monroe, YES YOKO ONO (2000). He has curated a number of exhibitions about Fluxus and Yoko Ono as well as a retrospective of Ben Vautier. Hendricks is a member, with Jean Toche, of GAAG (Guerilla Art Action Group), which started in 1969. From 1966 to 1968, he was the director of the Judson Gallery at Judson Memorial Church in New York City. In 1967 and 1968, he curated numerous Destruction Art events and co-curated the exhibition DIAS USA 68 at the Judson Gallery.


Conversation: Katalin Ladik and Tamás St.Auby with Jon Hendricks

A major new publication, Art and Theory of Post-1989 Central and Eastern Europe: A Critical Anthology, presents key voices of this period that have been reevaluating the significance of the socialist legacy, making it an indispensable read on modern and contemporary art and theory. The following dialogue belongs to a series of conversations between artists and members of the C-MAP research group for Central and Eastern Europe at MoMA.

Berlin and Beyond: The GDR and the East

Jon Hendricks records his impressions from a research trip to Berlin and cities of the former East Germany, made with members of the C-MAP group for Central and Eastern Europe in June 2018. He highlights artists and works made in the GDR that particularly impressed him.

Memories of MoMA in Moscow

Over a dozen members of the C-MAP Central and Eastern European group traveled for research to Moscow in March 2017. As Roxana Marcoci, Senior Curator of Photography, notes, Russia spans eleven time zones and includes two-hundred nationalities. From this vast and deeply complex nation, the participants report on their impressions below. Reflection by Ksenia Nouril, C-MAP Central…