Allan Kaprow – still “happening”

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Allan Kaprow (1927-2006) died a year ago, but his inspiration and influence lives on…

Allan Kaprow. Photograph Courtesy of Hauser & Wirth Zürich London“The trail-blazer of Environments and Happenings, Allan influenced Claes Oldenburg and Jim Dine, among others in the late 1950s. He was also a formative influence on subsequent Installation Art and Performance Art” – Irving Sandler

Three Eulogies by: Robert C. Morgan, Wolf Kahn, and Irving Sandler, from: The Brooklyn Rail

A biography compiled from Phaidon Dictionary of Twentieth Century Art; Claude Marks’ World Artists 1950-1980 via: UBUWEB

Interview from: The Journal of Contemporary Art