Allan Kaprow

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Allan Kaprow (August 23, 1927 – April 5, 2006) was an American painter, assemblagist and a pioneer in establishing the concepts of performance art. In the 1960s, his "happenings," a form of spontaneous, non-linear action, revolutionized the practice of performance art.



  • B.H.D. Buchloh, Judith F. Rodenbeck, Experiments in the Everyday: Allan Kaprow and Robert Watts, Events, Objects, Documents, New York: Columbia University, Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery, 1999. [2]