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. Refresh and try again. Peter rated it really liked it Dec 21, Mar 10, Kathy Augustine rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Bought this a long time ago, read it then and recently thumbed through again. Allan Kaprow’s “happenings” and “environments” were the precursors kapro contemporary performance art, and his essays are some of the most thoughtful, provocative, and influential of his generation.
Essays on the Blurring of Art and Life
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Essays on the Blurring of Art and Life by Allan Kaprow
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Kaprow charts his own evolution as an artist and also comments on contemporaneous developments in the arts. I needed it for class. Quotes from Essays on the Blu ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.
From the modernist avant-garde of the fifties to the current postmodern fin de sicleKaprow has written about–and from within–the shifting, blurring boundaries of genre, media, culture, and experience.
Just revised my star rating up to ‘amazing’ because I can’t get this book out of my head. Read this book and you blurting look at the world in a whole new way!
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. My library Help Advanced Book Search. There’s a problem loading this menu right now.
But it definitely made me think of the everyday things I do that I maybe don’t pay attention to. Michelle rated it it was amazing Aug 12, Blurribg library Help Advanced Book Search. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Blurring art and life may seem easy, but as I’ve put it into practice it really hasn’t been all that simple.
Feb 14, Andrew added it Shelves: I’m sure I’ll be coming back to this book again and again. Want to Read saving…. It didn’t turn out to do that.
Jan 03, lou rated it blruring was amazing. University of California Pr Amazon. Famous for creating Happenings in the s, he is also known for having written and published some of the most thoughtful, provocative, and influential essays of his generation. Write a customer review. The whole concept of “nonart art” and moving beyond the gallery and museum–removing the separation of “art” from “life”–feels so alive. I don’t think I had a single one blirring those moments when you end up reading the same paragraph over and over and over again because either you could not for the life of you work out what the author is allaan to say, or simply because you were so bored by the language that you couldn’t take it in.