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Original Painting on Panel by renown artist Cecil Touchon

Cecil Touchon Born 1956 Austin Texas is a contemporary American collage artist painter published poet and theorist living in Pagosa Springs Colorado Co founder of the International Post Dogmatist Group Touchon is director of the groups Ontological Museum Founder of the International Museum of Collage Assemblage and Construction and founder of the International Society of Assemblage and Collage Artists In 2005 an exhibition was held in Cuernavaca Mexico entitled Cecil Touchon Thirty Years of Fluxing Around in which art works and scores dating as early as 1975 were exhibited showing the fluxus tendency in Touchons work over the last thirty years Touchon has never been formally associated with the Fluxus group until the year 2000 with his participation in the Fluxlist an email group where the current generation fluxus artists interact and collaborate In 2002 Touchon with a number of other artists from the Fluxlist established the Fluxnexus a group of artists working together on various new Fluxus projects including a new Fluxus performance workbook In 2006 Touchon established the FluxMuseum in order to assemble and archive samples of works by contemporary 21st Century Fluxus artists The central focus of the Fluxmuseum has been the creation of Fluxus related publications and curating and mounting international exhibitions of Fluxus art called Fluxhibitions Touchon cofounded the International PostDogmatist Group IPDG in 1987 Primarily an alternative to a post-modernist view of the world the groups writings suggest that creativity and artistic pursuits must be based in a recognition of the spiritual underpinnings of all human activities The IPDG addresses itself to the art world through a presentation of itself as the official avant garde creating an elaborate bureaucratic structure of outlandish sounding offices through which the various members communicate simulating the establishment as a form of parody Touchons works are included in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art New York NY the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago IL the Tate Modern London UK The Getty Research Institute Los Angeles CA the Walker Art Center Minneapolis MN the Fogg Museum of Art Archive Cambridge MA Archivo Francesco Conz Verona Italy and the Glasgow School of Art Library UK

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