Please limit all talking to the sound of O, as preview given by W.W.S. Antwerp to This is the Ghost of James Lee Byars Calling

2018 james lee byars photo m hka 58

James Lee Byars

1969

Object, 34 x 94 cm.
Materials: print on paper, golden frame

Collection: Private Collection.

"“O.” A sound that someone would like. The vowel sounds I think are very beautiful. The ‘a’, ‘e’, ‘I’, ‘o’, ‘u’. Anyone of those sounds. The ‘o’ sound is beautiful."

Source: James Lee Byars interviewed by Paul De Vree at documenta 7 in front of The Golden Tower, 1982, Audio fragment from ‘Kroniek’, 10’05”

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