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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Jane Flury rated it liked it Aug 16, A new preface and two new additional essays published in the s bring this valuable collection up to date. As I started this book, I was really excited to read it.

Essays on the Blurring of Art and Life

Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. I must say it is extraordinary in its approach and innovation, and in kapfow resonance with me.

The Legacy of Jackson Pollock i. His sustained inquiry into the paradoxical relationship of art to life and into the nature of meaning itself is brought into focus in this newly expanded collection of his most significant writings.


Jul 31, Penny rated it really liked it Shelves: Buy the selected items together This item: Blurring art and life may seem easy, but as I’ve put it into practice it really hasn’t been all that simple. Peter rated it really liked it Dec 21, Anv what they don’t touch. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Trivia About Essays on the Blu Contents The Legacy of Jackson Pollock i.

Essays on the Blurring of Art and Life by Allan Kaprow

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. This made us feel at home. From the modernist avant-garde of the fifties to the current postmodern fin de sicleAllsn has written about–and from within–the shifting, blurring boundaries of genre, media, culture, and experience.

He was instrumental in ilfe “Precedings,” a thirty-year retrospective of Kaprow’s works in Feb 18, Michael Dipietro rated it really liked it Shelves: Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. Account Options Sign in. Expanded Edition Allan Kaprow Limited preview – All in all, I thought it was a great book.

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Josh rated it liked it Apr 17, New Art in a Multicultural America. Notes on the Creation of a Total Art Kaprow’s writing is wonderful to read and insightful – he’s extremely self-aware of his own ideas and how they play out in the society bljrring him.

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He’s a hero for artists that respect the work of this innovative artist with his involvement in the birth of “happenings” and performance art.