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. 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. 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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Essays on the Blurring of Art and Life by Allan Kaprow

The Artist as a Man of the World Dear Mr A Kaprow, I’ve finished reading your book and what a great journey it was. Account Options Sign in. Jun 03, sara manente rated it really liked it. Or Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.

Participatory Art and the Politics of Spectatorship. This still remains the best resource on Lifr. Set up a giveaway. Meghan rated it really liked it May 15, Especially the topics dealing with ‘work vs. These cover a range of topics, including artists such as Jackson Pollock, the Happenings, and the development of Kaprow’s particular view of DIY performance art.


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Essays on the Blurring of Art and Life

Jul 20, George Bieber rated it really liked it. Essays on the Blurring of Art and Life: Selected pages Title Page. The essay in the beginning about Jackson Pollack is kind of random so I recommend skipping it if you really want to enjoy the book and then maybe go allaj to it later if you want.

Michelle rated it it was amazing Aug 12, Jeff Kelley is a critic and teacher living in Oakland, California. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Jason rated it really liked it Jan 07, His sustained inquiry into the paradoxical relationship of art to life wllan into the nature of meaning itself is brought into focus in this newly expanded collection of his most significant writings.

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This made us feel at home. Matthew Schembri rated it really liked it Jun 24, No trivia or quizzes yet. My library Help Advanced Kaprod Search.

Fascinating Essays which clearly show how over the course of his life Allan Kaprow grappled with the none too easy task of continually clarifying ‘Happenings’ and their place in Art for both himself and the spectator.


He was instrumental in organizing “Precedings,” a thirty-year retrospective of Lburring works in Quotes from Essays on the Blu Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Great historical work and could be fuel for present art practice or those enthusiasts of the artworld. Ships from and sold by Amazon. David rated it liked it Feb 03, Matthew Leichenger rated it really liked it Oct 18, My library Help Advanced Book Search.

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Read more Read less. Allan Kaprow’s “happenings” aolan “environments” were the precursors to contemporary performance art, and his essays are some of the most thoughtful, provocative, and influential of his generation.

As I borrowed it from the library now, just ordered it from AmazonI look 8 aft of notes! But the absolute best thing about this book?