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KAPROW, Allan (1927 - 2006), Happenings artist, environmental artist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
KAPROW, Allan (1927 - 2006), Happenings artist, environmental artist

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American, 20th century, male.

Born 1927, in Atlantic City (New Jersey); died 5 April 2006, in Encinitas near San Diego (California).

Happenings artist, environmental artist. Multimedia.

Neo-Dadaism.

Allan Kaprow studied under Hans Hofmann in 1947-1948. He wrote his doctoral thesis on Mondrian, under the supervision de Meyer Schapiro. In 1956-1958, he attended John Cage's course at the New College for Social Research in New

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