Alison Knowles

Alison Knowles was born in New York City in 1933, and graduated from the Pratt Institue of Fine Art in Brooklyn. In the 60s she worked for Special Editions Press doing silkscreens and was associated with the Fluxus movement. Her installtion The Big Book was realized in New York and toured Canada and Europe before finally collapsing in California in the mid-seventies. Her second walk-in book, The Book of Bean opened in Venice in 1983. Her computer instigated dwelling The House of Dust is on...See more