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Allan Kaprow

 (1927 - 2006)
Allan Kaprow was active/lived in New York, California, New Jersey.  Allan Kaprow is known for happenings, multi-media performance art.

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Born in Atlantic City, New Jersey, Allan Kaprow became a leading figure in Happenings and Performance Art, avant-garde art movements dating to the 1950s.  He was also an art educator whose teaching positions included Rutgers University, 1953 to 1956; Pratt Institute, 1960 to 1961; State University of New York at Stony Brook, 1961 to 1966; California Insititute of Arts beginning 1966 and the University of California at San Diego.

Kaprow's art career began with an early interest in Abstract Expressionism, much influenced by the drip methods of Jackson Pollack. ARTnews in 1958 had an article by Kaprow, "The Legacy of Jackson Pollock," in which he wrote that Jackson's canvases were so big and commanding that "they ceased to b   ...  Displaying 750 of 7420 characters.

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