Allan Kaprow is among the most influential figures in contemporary American art. Famous for creating Happenings in the s, he is also known for having. As the creator of “Happenings” and “Environments,” Allan Kaprow is the prince and prophet of all we call performance art today. He is also known for having. Essays on the Blurring of Art and Life has ratings and 15 reviews. Megan said: this book from the father of happenings starts out feeling a bit dat.

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But when some of us have worked in natural settings, say in a meadow, woods, or mountain range, our cultural training has been so deeply ingrained that we have simply carried a mental rectangle with us to drop around whatever we were doing.


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Ironically they lose something through description as his Artistic vocabulary was constrained by the times while being urged to evolve and explain his work into an increasingly systematic approach.

Read, highlight, and essay notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Kaprow’s account of his Happenings gives insight into how art and life merge in our every day experiences. Open Preview See a Problem?

Essays on the Blurring of Art and Life

While not my total area, I thought it was a swell review of events in essay form surveying the 50s through the 90s in essay form. He not only charts the course of his own development as an artist but also comments on contemporaneous developments in the arts. English Choose a language for shopping.

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Bought this a long time ago, read it then and recently thumbed through again. Jason rated it really liked it Jan 07, Meghan rated it really liked it May 15, Lately I’ve been seeing in the art circles more references to Kaprow-esque terms a few scattered artists are even calling their time and participatory work as “activities” definitely paying homage to Kaprow. Selected pages Title Page. Essays on the Blurring of Art and Life: Thought provoking, inspiring observations about art and artists.

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