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Vudojar To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. A new preface and two new additional essays published in the s bring this valuable collection up to date.
Account Options Sign in. Books by Allan Kaprow. John rated it really liked it Jan 21, Thanks for telling us about the problem. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Feb kaaprow, Andrew added it Shelves: Thought provoking, inspiring observations about art and artists. Essays on the Blurring of Art and Life by Allan Kaprow May 09, Rick rated it it was amazing Shelves: With the publication of this book, twenty-three of Kaproq most significant essays are brought together in one volume for the first time.
Bought this a long time ago, read it then and recently thumbed through again. This still remains the best resource on Kaprow. His sustained inquiry into the paradoxical relationship of art to life and into the nature of meaning itself Account Options Sign in. Essays on the Blurring of Art and Life In these essays, he philosophizes about the way we define a work of art and its relationship to life. 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.
He is also known for having written some of the most thoughtful, provocative, and influential essays of his generation. Matthew Leichenger rated it really liked it Oct 18, Found this book on a coffee table in my college library.
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Jeff Kelley is a critic and teacher living in Oakland, California. Josh rated it liked it Apr 17, Significantly, he has done so during a time of epochal change in technology, communications, and the arts. Related Posts.
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Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, alllan phone. University of California PressDec 15, — Art — pages. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Jeff Kelley is a critic and teacher living in Oakland, California. Mar 10, Kathy Augustine rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Better than I remembered, and actually very enjoyable.
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Essays on the Blurring of Art and Life. Everybody is crowded into a downtown loft, milling about, like at an opening. There are lots of big cartons sitting all over the place. One by one they start to move, sliding and careening drunkenly in every direction, lunging into one another, accompanied by loud breathing sounds over four loudspeakers. A hundred iron barrels and gallon wine jugs hanging on ropes swing back and forth, crashing like church bells, spewing glass all over.
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These "Happenings" represent what we now call New Media Art. It is participatory and interactive , with the goal of tearing down the wall a. One such work, titled Eighteen Happenings in Six Parts, involved an audience moving together to experience elements such as a band playing toy instruments, a woman squeezing an orange, and painters painting. He gained significant attention in September for his Words performance at the Smolin Gallery. However, the ritualistic nature of his happenings is nowhere better illustrated than in Eat , which took place in a cave with irregular floors criss-crossed with puddles and streams. Girls offered red and white wine to each visitor. Apples and bunches of bananas dangled from the ceiling and a girl fried banana fritters on a hotplate.