Various ‎– Revolutions Per Minute (The Art Record)

2 × Vinyl, LP, Compilation, Limited Edition, Gatefold Cover

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A1 Jud Fine Polynesian/Polyhedron 3:12
A2 Eleanor Antin Antinova Remembers
Piano – Marcia Goodman
A3 Terry Fox Internal Sound 4:21
A4 Margaret Harrison First Lines 2:46
A5 Les Levine Would Not Say No To Some Help
Bass, Guitar – Tom Wolk*Drums – Bob RileyKeyboards, Backing Vocals – Jeff GordonLyrics By, Vocals – Les LevineMusic By, Violin, Backing Vocals – Michael Galasso
B1 Hannah Wilke Stand Up
Bass – Seth GlassmanDrums – Jim BrelauerEngineer, Mixed By – Roddy Hui*Lyrics By, Vocals – Hannah WilkeMusic By, Keyboards, Guitar, Synthesizer – Jeff Gordon
B2 Douglas Davis How To Make Love To A Sound 4:21
B3 Vitaly Komar & Alexander Melamid Russian Language Lesson
Performer [Lesson Led By] – Jamey GambrellPerformer [Students] – Ann Schwank, Barbara Goldner, Grethe Knudsen, Lynn Cassaniti, Marcos Gallango, Mario Sotolongo, Patricia Quill, Richard Schwartzwald, Sean Elwood
B4 Helen Mayer Harrison / Newton Harrison Extract From The Second Lagoon: A Memoriam To John Isaacs 2:29
B5 Vincenzo Agnetti Pieces Of Sound 4:30
C1 Chris Burden The Atomic Alphabet 0:31
C2 Piotr Kowalski & William Burroughs* You Only Call The Old Doctor Once 4:45
C3 Ida Applebroog Really, Is That A Fact? 3:09
C4 Edwin Schlossberg Vibrations/Metaphors 4:52
C5 SITE Comments On SITE
Featuring – Alison Sky, James Wines
C6 R. Buckminster Fuller Critical Path 2:52
D1 Thomas Shannon Smashing Beauty
Lyrics By, Vocals, Music By – Thomas ShannonMusic By – Gordon*
D2 Conrad Atkinson The Louis XIV Deterrent 5:20
D3 David Smyth (2) Typewriter In D
Performer [1st Typewriter] – Sandro PelligriniPerformer [2nd Typewriter] – Sondra HartmanPerformer [3rd Typewriter] – Robert Gorzegno
D4 Todd Siler Think Twice 3:17
D5 Joseph Beuys Excerpt From Cooper Union Dialogue
Other [Videotape By] – Arlene Krebs, Gianfranco Mantegna, Kim Halsey


  • Artwork By [Album Cover, Text Design] – Juanita Gordon
  • EngineerPaul Stevens (2)
  • Other [Concept By], Executive Producer – Jeff Gordon, Ronald Feldman
  • Other [Introductory Essay] – Dr. Robert C. Morgan
  • Other [Project Coordinator] – Frayda Feldman, Sean Elwood
  • Other [Publicity Coordinator] – Barbara Goldner, Lynn Cassaniti
  • Other [Translations] – Julia Cohen
  • Photography – Barbara Goldner, David Antin, Enzo Pezzi, Ingeborg Day, Les Levine, Michael Rubinstein, Peggy Kaplan, Tom Dargis
  • ProducerJeff Gordon


Released in a deluxe edition of 500 copies (including a signed and numbered print created by each artist) and a regular edition. The latter is packaged in a gatefold sleeve and includes two inserts: a photo-illustrated 4-page booklet with track titles and photographs of most of the contributing artists, and an illustrated 12-panel folded poster with release information.


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February 11, 2011
deluxe edition published in 390 copies,110 artist copies


August 7, 2010
small excerpt of this album was included on flexidisc in High Performance magazine 1982 with history/description and photographs on this project