Extra Extra! Environments in the News

“Muzak had better watch its step.” This line, followed by a trail of susurrant z’s, is how Newsweek ended its short review of the first environments record. Published on November 10, 1969, just after the LP was released on college campuses, this is the earliest major mention of the series.[…]


Welcome to the corner of the website where we delve more deeply into Irv’s life and work. Here we will explore the stories behind photographs and recordings, feature guest essays and interviews from his contemporaries and artists working today, and keep you updated on what’s on the horizon. Hopefully you’ve[…]