Allan Kaprow

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With the invention of ‘Happenings’ and ‘Environments’, Allan Kaprow embarked upon a career of intellectually rigorous, site-specific, and timed works that defied commoditization and ultimately gave birth to performance and installation art. His seminal work, ‘18 Happenings in 6 parts’, 1959, an evening of seemingly random but carefully choreographed activities, required the participation of both the audience and the performers to complete the piece. ‘Life is much more interesting than art,’ Kaprow wrote. ‘The line between art and life should be kept as fluid, and perhaps indistinct, as possible.’

Central to Kaprow’s work was his concept of reinventions. As Kaprow explained, ‘I say reinventions, rather than reconstructions, because the works … differ markedly from their originals. Intentionally so. As I wrote in notes to one of them, they were planned to change each time they were remade. This decision, made in the late 50s, was the polar opposite of the traditional belief that the physical art object – the painting, photo, music composition, etc. – should be fixed in a permanent form.’

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  • Born
    Atlantic City NJ, 1927
    Died in Encinitas CA, 2006
  • Education

    BA in Philosophy and Art History, New York University, New York NY, 1945-49
    Hans Hofmann School of Fine Arts (Painting), New York NY, 1947-48
    MA in Art History, Columbia University, New York NY, 1950-52
    Instructor, Department of Fine Arts, Rutgers University, New Brunswick NJ, 1953-56
    Music composition with John Cage, New School for Social Research, New York NY, 1957-58
    Assistant Professor, Department of Fine Arts, Rutgers University, New Brunswick NJ, 1956-61
    Associate Professor, Departement of Fine Arts, State University of New York, Stony Brook NY, 1961-65
    Professor, Department of Fine Arts, State University of New York, Stony Brook NY, 1966-69
    Associate Dean of the School of Art and Professor, California Institute of the Arts, Burbank and Valencia CA, 1969-72
    Professor, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia CA, 1972-74
    Professor, Visual Arts Department, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla CA, 1974-92

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2018
    Hauser & Wirth, 'ALLAN KAPROW. PAINTINGS NEW YORK', New York NY
  • 2017
    CA2M, ‘Allan Kaprow. Comfort Zones. June 1975', Madrid, Spain
    Villa Merkel, 'Allan Kaprow – Painting 1946-1957 – A Survey', Esslingen, Germany
  • 2015
    NP3 (location M0Bi), 'Allan Kaprow. Yard', Groningen, Netherlands
    Stadtraum Berlin – Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Hamburger Bahnhof and Museum für Gegenwart, 'Fluids', Berlin, Germany (Travelling Exhibition)
  • 2014
    The Hepworth Wakefield, 'Allan Kaprow: Yard', Wakefield, England
    Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, 'Sohm Display Window II. From Painting to Life: Allan Kaprow's Happenings', Stuttgart, Germany
    Fundació Antoni Tàpies, 'Allan Kaprow. Altres Maneres', Barcelona, Spain
  • 2013
    CAPC - Museum of Contemporary Art, 'Yard', Bordeaux, France
  • 2012
    NBK Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, 'Allan Kaprow. Time Pieces', Berlin, Germany
    Sammlung Friedrichshof, ' Allan Kaprow Stockroom', Zurndorf, Austria
    Sammlung Friedrichshof, 'Allan Kaprow Project', Zurndorf, Austria
    Christophe Daviet- Thery Livres et Editions d' Artistes, 'Allan Kaprow Books and Posters', Paris, France
    Block Art Museum and Art Theory and Practice, Northwestern University, 'Fluids', Evanston, Illinois
  • 2011
    Zentralarchiv des internationalen Kunsthandels ZADIK, 'Allan Kaprow in Deutschland – Wärme- und Kälteeinheiten', Cologne, Germany
    MUMOK Factory, Museum Moderner Kunst, Stiftung Ludwig, 'Push and Pull', Vienna, Austria
  • 2009
    Hauser & Wirth New York, 'Allan Kaprow. Yard', New York NY
  • 2008
    Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, 'Selections from the Athenaeum's Artists' Books Collection: Allan Kaprow Books', La Jolla CA
    Tate Modern, 'Saturday Live Happening Again: Fluids and Scales', London, England
    The Geffen Contemporary at The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, 'Allan Kaprow. Art as Life', Los Angeles CA (Travelling Exhibition)
  • 2007
    Van Abbemuseum, 'Allan Kaprow. Kunst als leven / Art as Life', Eindhoven, Netherlands (Travelling Exhibition)
    Kunsthalle Bern, 'Allan Kaprow. Kunst als Leben / Art as Life', Berne, Switzerland (Travelling Exhibition)
    Museo di Arte Contemporanea di Villa Groce, 'Allan Kaprow. Art as Life', Genoa, Italy (Travelling Exhibition)
  • 2006
    Haus der Kunst, 'Allan Kaprow. Kunst als Leben / Art as Life', Munich, Germany (Travelling Exhibition)
  • 2005
    Hauser & Wirth Zürich, 'Allan Kaprow', Zurich, Switzerland
    Whitechapel Art Gallery, 'A Short History of Performance – Part III. Allan Kaprow', London, England
  • 2001
    Galerie Inge Baecker, 'Allan Kaprow – Activity-Fotos aus den 60ern und 70ern', Cologne, Germany
  • 1997
    Hyde Gallery, Grossmont College, 'Allan Kaprow', El Cajon CA
    Biblioteca Communale, 'Allan Kaprow: Installation', Como, Italy
    Archivio Conz, 'Photo-Text: Plans of Happenings 1960s-1970s', Verona, Italy
    Fondazione Antonio Ratti, 'Just Doing', Como, Italy
    Galleria Caterina Gualco, 'Just Doing', Genoa, Italy
  • 1996
    Kunsthalle Palazzo, 'Allan Kaprow: Inventions/Reinventions', Liestal, Switzerland
  • 1994
    Galerie Beaubourg, Centre Georges Pompidou, 'Work in Progress by Allan Kaprow' (in preparation for exhibition 'Hors Limites: l'art et la vie 1952–1994'), Paris, France
  • 1992
    Studio Morra, '5 Environments', Naples, Italy
    Espace Donguy/Apegac, '4 Environments', Paris, France
  • 1991
    Fondazione Mudima, '5 Environments', Milan, Italy
  • 1988
    The Center for Research in Contemporary Art, 'Allan Kaprow. Precedings', Arlington TX
  • 1986
    Museum am Ostwall, 'Allan Kaprow: Collagen, Environments, Videos, Broschüren, Geschichten, Happening und Activity-Dokumente 1956-1986', Dortmund, Germany
  • 1979
    Ulrich Museum, Wichita State University, Wichita KS
    Ruhrpark, Bochum, 'Tire Tower' (public sculpture commission), Bochum, Germany
  • 1978
    Museum of the University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls IA
  • 1977
    Galerie Zellermayer, Berlin, Germany
  • 1976
    Kunsthalle Bremen, 'Allan Kaprow: Activity-Dokumente 1968-1976', Bremen, Germany
    Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles CA
    Galerie René Block, Berlin, Germany
  • 1971
    Galerie Inge Baecker, 'City Works', Bochum, Germany
  • 1967
    Pasadena Art Museum, 'Allan Kaprow', Pasadena CA (Travelling Exhibition)
    Washington University, 'Allan Kaprow', St. Louis MO (Travelling Exhibition)
    University of Texas, 'Allan Kaprow', Austin TX (Travelling Exhibition)
  • 1962
    Smolin Gallery, 'Allan Kaprow. Words', New York NY
  • 1959
    Reuben Gallery, '18 Happenings in 6 Parts', New York NY
  • 1958
    Hansa Gallery, 'Allan Kaprow', New York NY
    Hansa Gallery, 'Allan Kaprow: An Exhibition', New York NY
  • 1957
    Hansa Gallery, 'Allan Kaprow: Collages and Sculpture', New York NY
  • 1956
    The Jewish Community Center, Highland Park NJ
    Art House, Rutgers University, New Brunswick NJ
  • 1955
    Urban Gallery, 'Allan Kaprow', New York NY
  • 1954
    Hansa Gallery, 'Allan Kaprow: Paintings and Drawings, New York NY
    Jewish Community Center, New Brunswick NJ
  • 1953
    Art House, Rutgers University, 'Allan Kaprow: Paintings and Drawings', New Brunswick NJ
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Group Exhibitions

  • 2018
    MAAT, 'Electronic Superhighway', Lisbon, Portugal (forthcoming)
  • 2017
    Galerie Loevenbruck, ‘En affinité(s) #4’, Paris, France (forthcoming)
    University at Buffalo Art Galleries, ‘Wanderlust: Actions, Traces, Journeys 1967-2017’, Buffalo NY (forthcoming)
    Eric Firestone Gallery, ‘Montauk Highway: Postwar Abstraction in the Hamptons’, East Hampton NY
    Museum Ludwig, ‘Art Into Life! Collector Wolfgang Hahn and the 60s', Cologne, Germany
    Archip Institute of Architecture, 'The Cultural Hijack Project: Allan Kaprow’s Transfer', Prague, Czech Republic
    Kunsthaus Zürich, 'Action!', Zurich, Switzerland
    Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart, 'moving is in every direction', Berlin, Germany
    Grey Art Gallery, New York University, 'Inventing Downtown: Artist-Run Galleries in New York City, 1952-1965', New York NY
  • 2016
    Casa Morra, 'John Cage, Marcel Duchamp, Allan Kaprow: Archive of Contemporary Art – Snakes and Ladders – 100 years of exhibitions', Naples, Italy
    Auckland Art Gallery, 'Lee Mingwei and His Relations', Auckland, New Zealand
    Tate Modern, ‘Bloomberg Connects: Explore Performance’, London, England
    Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, 'The Uses of Photography', La Jolla FL
    Kunstmuseum Basel, 'Sculpture on the Move 1946-2016', Basel, Switzerland
  • 2015
    Hauser & Wirth, 'Salon d'Hiver', Zurich, Switzerland
    Whitechapel Gallery, 'Electronic Superhighway' (cur. Omar Kholeif), London, UK
    Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery, Haverford College, 'The Walls in Our Heads. American Artists and the Berlin Wall', Haverford PA
    University Art Gallery, University of California, 'Match', San Diego CA
    Princeton University Art Museum, 'The City Lost and Found. Capturing New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles,1960 –1980', Princeton NJ
    Auckland Art Gallery, 'Lee Mingwei and his Relations', Auckland, New Zealand
    Taipei Fine Art Museum, 'Lee Mingwei and his Relations', Taipei, Taiwan
    Schunk, 'Push and Pull', Heerlen, Netherlands
  • 2014
    Goethe-Institut Washington, 'The Wall in Our Heads: American Artists and the Berlin Wall', Washington DC
    Walker Art Center, 'Art Expanded, 1958-1978', Minneapolis, MN
    Monash University Museum of Art, 'Art as Verb', Melbourne, Australia
    The Armado, 'On the Road Project LA', Palm Springs CA
    Centre for the Living Arts, 'Global', Mobile AL
    Nordstern Videokunstzentrum, 'Time Pieces', Gelsenkirchen, Germany
    Mori Art Museum, 'Lee Mingwei and his Relations', Tokyo, Japan
    Akademie der Bildenden Künste, 'lens-based sculpture. The transformation of sculpture through photography', Berlin, Germany
  • 2013
    Museum Ostwall, 'Sammlung in Bewegung: anybody can have an idea', Dortmund, Germany
    The Museum of Modern Art, 'Silence: Scoring John Cage's 4'33', New York NY
    Princeton University Art Museum, 'New Jersey as Non-Site', Princeton NJ
    Museo Madre, 'Per-formare una collezione #1', Napels, Italy
    Beirut Art Center, 'Video Vintage 1963- 1983. A Selection of the New Media Collection, Centre Pompidou, Paris', Beirut, Lebanon (Travelling Exhibition)
    Architectural Association School Architecture, 'Cultural Hijack: Rethinking Intervention', London, England
    Oi Futuro Cultural Center Belo Horizonte, 'Video Vintage 1963-1983. A Selection of the New Media Collection, Centre Pompidou, Paris', Belo Horizonte, Brazil (Travelling Exhibition)
    National Museum of Contemporary Art, 'Video Vintage 1963-1983. A Selection of the New Media Collection, Centre Pompidou, Paris ', Seoul, Korea (Travelling Exhibition)
    Oi Futuro Cultural Center Rio de Janeiro, 'Video Vintage 1963-1983. A Selection of the New Media Collection, Centre Pompidou, Paris ', Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Travelling Exhibition)
    Centre Georges Pompidou, 'Video Vintage 1963-1983. A Selection of the New Media Collection, Centre Pompidou, Paris ', Paris, France (Travelling Exhibition)
    ZKM Karlsruhe, 'Video Vintage 1963-1983. A Selection of the New Media Collection, Centre Pompidou, Paris ', Karlsruhe, Germany (Travelling Exhibition)
    Palacio das Artes, 'Touring Program of 30th Bienal de São Paolo', São Paolo, Brazil (Travelling Exhibition)
    Heckscher Museum, 'Car Culture: Art of the Automobile', Huntington, New York NY
  • 2012
    Kuad Galerie, 'Fluxus 50', Istanbul, Turkey
    Museum Ostwall, 'Fluxus – Kunst für Alle!', Dortmund, Germany
    Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, University of British Columbia, 'State of Mind: New California Art Circa 1970', Vancouver, Canada
    30th Sao Paulo Biennal, 'The Imminence of Poetics', Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Universität für angewandte Kunst Wien, 'Mit sofortiger Wirkung. Künstlerische Eingriffe in den Alltag', Vienna, Austria
    Moderna Museet, 'Explosion: Painting as Action', Stockholm, Sweden (Travelling Exhibition)
    Caixa Forum Barcelona, 'Contemporary Cartographies. Drawing Thought', Barcelona, Spain
    The Pace Gallery, 'Happenings: New York, 1958-1963', New York NY
    Show Room, 'Routine: Lex Braes', New York NY
    Art Parcours, Art 41 Basel, 'Push and Pull: A Furniture Comedy for Hans Hofmann', Basel, Switzerland
    The 9th Gwangju Biennale 2012, 'Roundtable', Gwangju, South Korea
    National Gallery of Art, 'The Shock of the News', Washington DC
  • 2011
    Centre Georges Pompidou, 'Danser sa vie: Art and Dance in the 20th and 21st Centuries', Paris, France
    Centre Georges Pompidou, 'Video Vintage', Paris, France
    MOCA Museum of Contemporary Art, 'Under the Big Black Sun: California Art 1974-1981', Los Angeles CA
    The Getty Center, 'Greetings from L.A.: Artists and Public 1950 -1980', Los Angeles CA
    LACE, 'Los Angeles Goes Live. Performance Art in Southern California 1970-1983', Los Angeles CA
    Akademie der Bildenden Künste Berlin, 'Kontrolle und Zufall – Iannis Xenakis: Komponist, Architekt, Visionär', Berlin, Germany
    'Escaut. Rives, Dérives. Festival de sculpture contemporaine', Douchy-les-Mines, France
    Tinguely Museum, 'Car Fetish. I drive, therefore I am.', Basel, Switzerland
    Stedelijk Museum and Rijnksakademie van Beeldenke Kunsten, 'Artzuid 2011', Amsterdam, Netherlands
    GAMeC – Galleria d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, 'La Classe non è acqua', Bergamo, Italy
    Kunsthalle zu Kiel, 'From trash to Treasure. The Value of the Wothless in Art', Kiel, Germany
    University of California San Diego, 'Hyperlocal Identities: Cross Disciplinary Productions. Dean of the Division of Arts and Humanities Office Gallery', San Diego CA
    Orange County Museum of Art, 'State of Mind: New California Art Circa 1970', California CA
    New York University, 'Fluxus at NYU: Before and Beyond', New York NY
  • 2010
    ARTER, 'Starter', Istanbul, Turkey
    Santander Cultural Brazil, 'Expanded Horizon', Porto Alegre, Brazil
    Kunstmuseum Bochum, 'Le Rêve - Der Traum - Motiv und Metapher', Bochum, Germany
    Museet for Samtids Kunst, 'Gestures - Performance and Sound Art', Roskilde, Denmark
    National Gallery of Victoria, 'Endless Present: Robert Rooney and Conceptual Art', Melbourne, Australia
    Dorsky Gallery, 'Recipes for an Encounter', Long Island NY
    Liverpool Biennial, 'Touched - Liverpool Biennial 2010', Liverpool, England
    UB Art Gallery, 'Artpark: 1974 – 1984', Buffalo NY
    Hayward Gallery, 'Move: Choreographing You', London, England
    Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, 'Actions, Conversations and Intersections', Los Angeles CA
    Museum Moderner Kunst (MUMOK), 'Changing Channels. Art and Television 1963 – 1987', Vienna, Austria
    Castello Svevo di Bari, 'Da sopra giu nel fossato', Bari, Italy
    Museu Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, 'Nuevos realismos: 1957-1962. Estrategias del objeto entre readymade y epectaculo', Madrid, Spain
    Liverpool Biennal 2010, 'Touched', Liverpool, UK
  • 2009
    Centre d'art contemporain, 'Pourquoi Attendre! Une exposition autour du Fonds André Iten', Geneva, Switzerland
    Albright Knox Gallery, 'Action/Abstraction: Pollock, De Kooning, and American Art, 1940-1976', Buffalo NY (Travelling Exhibition)
    Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, 'Playing the City', Frankfurt, Germany
    Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 'The Third Mind: American Artists Contemplate Asia, 1860-1989', New York NY
    e-flux project space, 'Unbuilt Roads', New York NY
    The Performance Space, 'There Goes the Neighbourhood', Refern, Sydney, Australia
    Cardwell Jimmerson Contemporary Art, 'San Diego and the Origins of Conceptual Art in California', Culver City CA
    Contemporary Image Collective – CIC, 'A Fantasy for Allan Kaprow', Cairo, Egypt
    Institut national d'histoire de l'art, 'Performing the City', Paris, France
    La Maison Rouge, 'Uprisings (Insurrections/Soulevements), Paris, France
    National Gallery of Canada Library and Archives, 'Metrosonics', Ottawa, Canada
    Palazzo Ca'Zenobio, 'Cage-Kaprow-Fluxus', Venice, Italy
    Palazzo delle Arti di Napoli, 'Performing the City', Naples, Italy (Travelling Exhibition)
    Institut national d'histoire de l'art, 'Performing the City', Paris, France (Travelling Exhibition)
  • 2008
    Sragow Gallery, 'The Hollander Workshop 1964-1972', New York NY
    Lothringer 13, Städtische Kunsthalle München, 'Performing the City', Munich, Germany (Travelling Exhibition)
    Nam June Paik Art Center 'NOW JUMP Festival', Yongin-si, Korea
    TULCA 2008, 'I-podism: Cultural Promiscuity in the Age of Production', Galway, Ireland
    University Art Museum, 'art/tapes/22', Long Beach CA
    Ackland Art Museum, The University of North Carolina, 'Circa 1958: Breaking Ground in American Art', Chapel Hill NC
    The Jewish Museum, 'Action/Abstraction: Pollock, De Kooning, and American Art, 1940-1976', New York NY (Travelling Exhibition)
    Saint Louis Art Museum, 'Action/Abstraction: Pollock, De Kooning, and American Art, 1940-1976', St. Louis MO (Travelling Exhibition)
    J. Paul Getty Museum, 'California Video', Los Angeles CA
    Kunsthalle Wien, 'GAMES', Vienna, Austria
    MARTa Herford, 'Ad Absurdum', Herford, Germany
    MARTa Herford, 'Die Hände der Kunst', Herford, Germany
    CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, 'Paul McCarthy's Low Life Slow Life: Part 1', San Francisco CA
    Neuberger Museum of Art, 'Person of the Crowd: The Contemporary Art of Flânerie', Purchase NY
    Museum der Moderne Salzburg, 'Sound of Art. Zur Musik in der bildenden Kunst', Salzburg, Austria
  • 2007
    PERFORMA 07 (recreation of 18 Happenings in 6 Parts, Fluids, Push and Pull), New York NY
    Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona, 'A Theatre without Theatre', Barcelona, Spain (Travelling Exhibition)
    Berardo Museum, 'A Theatre without Theatre', Lisbon, Portugal (Travelling Exhibition)
  • 2006
    Museum moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, 'Konzept. Aktion. Sprache. Fokus 03: Wiener Gruppe Wiener Aktionismus, Fluxus und Konzeptkunst aus der Sammlung', Vienna, Austria
    Dorsky Gallery, 'The Constant Possibility of Erasure', Long Island City NY
    October Salon, Belgrade Cultural Center, 'Art, Life and Confusion', Belgrade, Serbia
    Galleria Francesca Kaufmann, 'shape without form, shade without colour, paralysed force, gesture without motion', Milan, Italy
    The Grimaldi Forum, 'New York, New York: Fifty Years of Art, Architecture, Photography, Film and Video', Monaco, Monaco
    Centre George Pompidou, 'Los Angeles 1955-1985', Paris, France
    Galleria Civica d'Arte Contemporanea, 'The Discovery of the Electronic Body. Art and Video in the 70s', Torre Pellice, Italy
    Wilhelm Lehmbruck Museum, 'Was ist Plastik? 100 Jahre – 100 Köpfe', Duisburg, Germany
    Kunstverein Heidelberg, 'Politische Wahrheiten', Heidelberg, Germany
    Luhring Augustine, 'Portraits of Artists', New York NY
  • 2005
    The Backroom, 'The Backroom', Los Angeles CA
    Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, 'Marking Time', Los Angeles CA
    Athenaeum Music and Arts Library, 'Recent Acquisitions from the Athenaeum's Artist's Books and Artworks Collection', La Jolla CA
    Kunstmuseum Basel, 'Covering the Real: Art and the Press Picture from Warhol to Tillmans', Basel, Switzerland
    Fondazione Antonio Ratti, 'Generations of Art – 10 Years at FAR', Como, Italy
    Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst, 'Nur hier? III', Leipzig, Germany
    Kunstmuseum Kloster Unser Lieben Frauen, 'FLUXUS und Freunde', Magdeburg, Germany
    Museum der Moderne Salzburg, 'Les Grands Spectacles', Salzburg, Austria
  • 2004
    Tretjakov Gallery, 'Berlin-Moskau / Moskau-Berlin 1950-2000', Moscow, Russia
    Galerie Schüppenhauer, 'Mary Bauermeister', Cologne, Germany
    Generali Foundation, 'That bodies speak has been known for a long time', Vienna, Austria
    San Francisco Art Institute, 'Topographies', San Francisco CA (Travelling Exhibition)
    Pasadena Museum of Californian Art, 'Topographies', Pasadena CA (Travelling Exhibition)
    Vlepo Gallery, 'Life as Art: Dedicated to Allan Kaprow', Staten Island NY
    Museo d'arte contemporanea di Villa Croce, 'Attraversare Genova: Percorsi e linguaggi internazionali del contemporaneo. Anni '60–'70', Genoa, Italy
  • 2003
    Martin Gropius Bau, 'Berlin-Moskau / Moskau-Berlin', Berlin, Germany
    Baltimore Museum of Art, 'Work Ethic', Baltimore MD (Travelling Exhibition)
    Des Moines Art Center, 'Work Ethic', Des Moines IA (Travelling Exhibition)
    Wexner Center for the Arts, 'Work Ethic', Columbus OH (Travelling Exhibition)
    Mead Art Museum, 'Critical Mass: Happenings, Fluxus, Performance, Intermedia and Rutgers University 1958-1972', Amherst MA (Travelling Exhibition)
    Mason Gross Art Galleries, 'Critical Mass: Happenings, Fluxus, Performance, Intermedia and Rutgers University 1958-1972', New Brunswick NJ (Travelling Exhibition)
    Musée d'Art Contemporain, 'Collection. Nouvelle présentation', Lyon, France
    Castel Sant'Elmo, 'Living Theater – Labirinti dell'Immaginario', Naples, Italy
    Albin O. Kuhn Library & Gallery, University of Maryland, 'Intermedia: The Dick Higgins Collection of U.M.B.C.', Baltimore MD
  • 2002
    Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechologie, 'Iconoclash', Karlsruhe, Germany
    Neues Museum Weserburg, 'FLUXUS und Freunde', Bremen, Germany
    Neue Nationalgalerie, 'Räume des XX. Jahrhunderts III', Berlin, Germany
    Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, 'The Collection', Vienna, Austria
    Museum of Contemporary Art, 'Representing Nature', Chicago IL
    Astrup Fearnley Museet for Moderne Kunst, 'Passanger: The Viewer as Participant', Oslo, Norway
    Cité de la musique, 'Pianos anné zero', Paris, France
  • 2001
    Musée National d'Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, 'Les Années Pop', Paris, France
    Oesterreichisches Museum für angewandte Kunst, 'Dennis Hopper: A System of Moments', Vienna, Austria
    Bergen Art Museum, The Stenersen Collection, 'After the Beginning and Before the End: Instruction Drawings', Bergen, Norway
    Museo Ideale Leonardo Da Vinci, 'Leonardo in azione e poesia', Florence, Italy
  • 2000
    Sprengel Museum, 'Aller Anfang ist Merz', Hanover, Germany
    Kunsthaus Zürich, 'HYPERMENTAL: Rampant Reality 1950-2000', Zurich, Switzerland (Travelling Exhibition)
    Hamburger Kunsthalle, 'HYPERMENTAL: Rampant Reality 1950-2000', Hamburg, Germany (Travelling Exhibition)
    Stedelijk Museum Voor Actuele Kunst, 'Over the Edges: The Corners of Ghent', Ghent, Belgium
    Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 'Made in California: NOW', Los Angeles CA
    Generali Foundation, 'RE-PLAY: Beginnings of International Media Art in Austria', Vienna, Austria
    Musée d'art contemporain, 'La collection: Installations l'exotisme sans partage', Lyon, France
    Museum Fridericianum, 'Das Lied Von Der Erde', Kassel, Germany
    Bergen Kunstmuseum, 'Time: Suspend Your Flight', Bergen, Norway (Travelling Exhibition) Listasafn Reykjavikur, 'Time: Suspend Your Flight', Reykjavik, Iceand (Travelling Exhibition)
  • 1999
    Kunsthalle Fridericianum, 'CHRONOS & KAIROS', Kassel, Germany
    Newark Museum, 'Off-Limits: Rutgers University and the Avant-Garde, 1957–63' (cur. Jacobs, Joe), Newark NJ
    Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery, 'Experiments in the Everyday: Allan Kaprow and Robert Watts – Events, Objects, Documents', New York NY
    Whitney Museum of American Art, 'The American Century: Art and Culture 1950-2000', New York NY
    Galerie Vostell, 'Fluxus in America', Berlin, Germany
    Museum of Contemporary Art, 'Out of Actions: Between Performance and the Object, 1949–79', Tokyo, Japan (Travelling Exhibition)
  • 1998
    Museum of Contemporary Art, 'Out of Actions: Between Performance and the Object, 1949–79' (cur. Schimmel, Paul), Los Angeles CA (Travelling Exhibition)
    MAK Center, 'Out of Actions: Between Performance and the Object, 1949–79', Vienna, Austria (Travelling Exhibition)
    Museu d'Art Contemporani, 'Out of Actions: Between Performance and the Object, 1949–79', Barcelona, Spain (Travelling Exhibition)
    Castello di Rivoli, 'Sunshine & Noir: Art in Los Angeles 1960-97', Turin, Italy (Travelling Exhibition)
    Armand Hammer Museum, 'Sunshine & Noir: Art in Los Angeles 1960-97', Los Angeles CA (Travelling Exhibition)
  • 1997
    Museo d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, 'Trash: When Trash Becomes Art', Trento, Italy
    Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, 'Sunshine & Noir: Art in Los Angeles 1960-97', Humlebaek, Denmark, (Travelling Exhibition)
    Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, 'Sunshine & Noir: Art in Los Angeles 1960-97', Wolfsburg, Germany (Travelling Exhibition)
    Galleria Andrea Contini, 'Fluxus and Arte Povera', Genoa, Italy
  • 1996
    M.H. de Young Memorial Museum, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, 'Beat Culture and the New America: 1950–1965', San Francisco CA (Travelling Exhibition)
    Walker Art Center, 'Beat Culture and the New America: 1950–1965', Minneapolis MN (Travelling Exhibition)
  • 1995
    Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst, 'No! Art', Berlin, Germany
    Whitney Museum of American Art, 'Beat Culture and the New America: 1950–1965', New York NY (Travelling Exhibition)
    Kasseler Kunstverein, 'Save/Give – Life is art enough', Kassel, Germany
  • 1994
    American Federation of Arts, 'Neo-Dada: Redefining Art. 1958-1962', New York NY
    Medienbiennale Leipzig, 'Minima Media: Documentation of the Medienbiennale Leipzig 94', Leipzig, Germany
    Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 'In the Spirit of Fluxus', Santa Barbara CA (Travelling Exhibition)
    Museum of Modern Art, 'In the Spirit of Fluxus', San Francisco CA (Travelling Exhibition)
    Fundacio Antoni Tàpies, 'In the Spirit of Fluxus', Barcelona, Spain (Travelling Exhibition)
    Wexner Center for the Visual Arts, 'In the Spirit of Fluxus', Columbus OH (Travelling Exhibition)
  • 1993
    La Biennale di Venezia, 'XVL Esposizione Internazionale d'Arte 1993', Venice, Italy
    Walker Art Center, 'In the Spirit of Fluxus', Minneapolis MN (Travelling Exhibition)
    Whitney Museum of American Art, 'In the Spirit of Fluxus', New York NY (Travelling Exhibition)
    Museum of Contemporary Art, 'In the Spirit of Fluxus', Chicago IL (Travelling Exhibition)
  • 1992
    Museum of Contemporary Art, 'Hand-Painted Pop: American Art in Transition', Los Angeles CA and New York NY
    Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, 'Pop Art', Montreal, Canada
  • 1991
    Royal Academy of Arts and Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 'Pop Art. A Continuing Story', London, England
    Real Art Ways, 'Trash', Hartford CT
  • 1987
    documenta 8, Kassel, Germany
  • 1986
    The New Museum of Contemporary Art, 'Making an Art of Everyday Life', New York NY
  • 1984
    Whitney Museum of American Art, 'Blam!: The Explosion of Pop, Minimalism and Performance 1958-1964', New York NY
  • 1977
    documenta 6, Kassel, Germany
  • 1976
    Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, 'Frames of Mind', Berlin, Germany
  • 1973
    Parcheggio di Villa Borghese, 'Contemporanea: Incontri Internazionali d'Arte', Rome, Italy
  • 1970
    Neuer Kölnischer Kunstverein, 'Happening and Fluxus' (cur. Szeemann, Harald), Cologne, Germany
  • 1967
    Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, 'Pictures to be Read, Poetry to be Seen', Chicago IL
    Stony Brook University Art Gallery, 'Artists: Professors at Stony Brook', Stony Brook NY
  • 1964
    P.V.I. Gallery, 'Around for Travel', New York NY
  • 1960
    Judson Gallery, 'The Ray Gun Spex', New York NY
  • 1958
    Hansa Gallery, 'Untitled Environment', New York NY
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  • 2014
    Melin, Corinne, 'Alan Kaprow, une traversée', Paris: L'Harmattan, 2014
  • 2011
    Maffei, Giorgio, Schifferli, Christoph, 'Allan Kaprow. A Bibliography', Cologne: Walter König Verlag, 2011
    Holtmann, Heinz (ed.), 'Sediment. Mittelungen zur Geschichte des Kunsthandels. Wärme- und Kälteeinheiten. Allan Kaprow in Deutschland', Nuremberg: Verlag für Moderne Kunst, 2011
  • 2009
    Abu ElDahab, Mai (ed.), 'A Fantasy for Allan Kaprow', Berne: Kunsthalle Bern, 2009
    ___, 'Allan Kaprow Yard', New York: Hauser&Wirth New York, 2009
  • 2008
    Meyer-Hermann, Eva, Perchuk, Andrew + [et al.] (eds.), 'Allan Kaprow. Art as Life', Los Angeles: Getty Research Institute, 2008
  • 2007
    Rosen, Barry (ed.), '18 Happenings in 6 Parts', Goettingen: Steidl, 2007
    Pirotte, Philipe (ed.), 'An Invention of Allan Kaprow for the Moment', Berne: Kunsthalle Bern, 2007
  • 2005
    Hauser & Wirth Zürich (ed.), 'Fluids. Allan Kaprow', Cologne: Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, 2005, ill.
  • 2004
    Kelley, Jeff (ed.) 'Childsplay. The Art of Allan Kaprow', Berkeley/Los Angeles: University of California Press Ltd., 2004
  • 2003
    Ursprung, Philip, 'Grenzen der Kunst. Allan Kaprow und das Happening. Robert Smithson und die Land Art', Munich: Verlag Silke Schreiber, 2003
  • 1999
    Ursprung, Philip, 'Performing Architecture: Allan Kaprow’s Happening in the 1960s', Basel: Museum of Architecture, 1999
  • 1998
    Fondazione Antonio Ratti (ed.), 'Kaprow: Advanced Course in Visual Arts', [interviews and essays by Kaprow, Allan, Di Pietrantonio, Giacinto, Vettese, Angela, Daneri, Anna, Verzotti, Giorgio and lecture by Hoet, Jan], Como: Fondazione Antonio Ratti, Milan: Skira, 1998
    Anna Daneri, Giacinto Di Pietrantonio, Angela Vettese (ed.), 'Allan Kaprow', Milan: Skira Editore, 1998
  • 1996
    Mascle, Sylvie, Kelley, Jeff (eds.), 'Allan Kaprow. L'art et la vie confondus', Paris: Editions du Centre Pompidou, 1996
    Ursprung, Philip (ed.), 'Allan Kaprow', [essays by Philip Ursprung, Allan Kaprow], Basel: Kunsthalle Palazzo Basel, 1996 (exh. cat.)
  • 1992
    Kaprow, Allan, Fondazione Mudima, Studio Morra (eds.), '7 Environments. Allan Kaprow', Milan, 1992, ill.
  • 1967
    ___, 'Allan Kaprow', Pasadena: Pasadena Art Museum, 1967 (exh. cat.)
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Artist's Books & Writings

  • 1997
    Kaprow, Allan, 'Just Doing', in: TDR/The Drama Review, New York, 41, no. 3, New York University/The Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Fall 1997, pp. 101–106
  • 1993
    Kaprow, Allan, 'Essays on the Blurring of Art and Life', Kelley, Jeff (ed.), Berkeley/Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1993
    Kaprow, Allan, '7 Environments', Milan/Naples: Fondazione Mudima/Studio Morra, 1993
  • 1990
    Kaprow, Allan, 'The Meaning of Life', in: Artforum 28, New York, no. 10, Summer 1990, pp. 144-149
  • 1981
    Kaprow, Allan, 'Allan Kaprow: An Unpleasant Interview of Kaprow by Allan', in: Die Zeit, Hamburg, special project, 20-27 March 1981
  • 1979
    Kaprow, Allan, 'What is a Museum? Dialogue with Robert Smithson', in: Flam, Jack (ed.), The Writings of Robert Smithson, New York: New York University Press, 1979, pp. 43-51 (reprinted from Museum World no. 9, 1967)
  • 1974
    Kaprow, Allan, 'The Education of the Un-Artist, Part III', in: Art in America 62, New York, no. 1, January-February 1974, pp. 85-89
  • 1972
    Kaprow, Allan, 'The Education of the Un-Artist, Part II', in: Art News 71, New York, no. 3, May 1972, pp. 34-39
  • 1971
    Kaprow, Allan, 'The Education of the Un-Artist, Part I', in: Art News 69, New York, no. 10, February 1971, pp. 28-31
  • 1970
    Kaprow, Allan, 'Days off: A Calendar of Happenings', New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1970
  • 1966
    Kaprow, Allan, 'Assemblage, Environments and Happenings', New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1966
    Kaprow, Allan, 'Some Recent Happenings', New York: Something Else Press. A Great Bear Pamphlet, 1966
  • 1961
    Kaprow, Allan, 'About Words', in: Words, Smolin Gallery, New York (exh. cat.)
    Kaprow, Allan, '"Happenings" in the New York Scene', in: Art News 60, New York, no. 3, May 1961, pp. 36-39, 58-62
  • 1958
    Kaprow, Allan, 'The Legacy of Jackson Pollock', in: Art News 57, New York, no. 6, October 1958, pp. 24-26, 55-57
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  • 2017
    Adams, Rachel (ed.), 'Wanderlust: Actions, Traces, Journeys 1967-2017', Buffalo/NY: University at Buffalo Art Galleries, 2017, pp. 52 – 55, ill. In b/w (exh. cat.)
    Ursprung, Philip, 'Der Wert der Oberfläche. Essays zu Architektur, Kunst und Ökonomie', Zurich/CH: gta, 2017, pp. 185-199
  • 2016
    Dawsey, Jill (ed.), ' The Uses of Photography. Art, Politics, and the Re-invention of a Medium', San Diego: Museum of Modern Art San Diego, 2016, pp. 32, 96, 104, 197, 198
    Bernardelli, Francesco, Poli, Francesco, 'Mettere in scena l'arte contemporanea. Dallo spazio dell'opera allo spazio intorno all'opera', Monza: Johan & Levi Editore, 2016, p. 34, ill. in b/w
    Ursprung, Philip, 'Kontrolle statt Zufall. Allan Kaprow und das Happening', in: 'Grenzenlos Kunst?', Berlin/Dortmund: Akademie der Künste/Verlag Kettler, 2016, pp. 58-71, ill. In b/w
    Baier, Simon, Bürgi, Bernhard M., Caraco, Oliver, [et. al.], 'Sculpture on the Move 1946 – 2016', Ostfildern: Hatje Cantz, 2016, pp. 52-53, ill. (exh. cat.)
    Thierstein, Daniel, 'edition et', Bern: Antiquariat Daniel Thierstein, Berlin: Katalog Archiv edition et, 2016, pp. 64-67, ill.
    Thea, Carolee, Micchelli, Thomas (eds.), 'On Curating 2: paradigm shifts', New York: D.A.P., p.115, ill.
  • 2015
    Paul M. Farber, James Weissinger (eds.), 'The Wall in our Heads. American Artists and the Berlin Wall', Haverford: Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery, 2015, pp. 20-21, ill.
    Thibaut de Ruyter, Jörg Sundermeier, Stephan Wackwitz [et al.], 'Image of a city. Stadt/Bild', Berlin: Berlinische Galerie, 2015, pp. 112-131, ill. (exh. cat.)
    The Contemporary Austin (ed.), 'Strange Pilgrims', Austin: University of Texas Press, 2015, p. 23, ill. (exh. cat.)
    Darsie, Alexander, Bartholomew Ryan, 'International Pop', New York: Distributed Art Publishers, 2015, p. 28, ill.
    Bénichou, Anne (ed.), 'Recréer/Scripter. Mémoires et trasmissions des oeuvres performatives et chorégraphiques contemporaines', Montreal: Les presses du réel, 2015, p. 138, ill.
    Miller, Joan, 'Mike Kelley. Educational Complex', London: Afterall Books, 2015, p. 98, ill.
  • 2014
    Bussard, Katherin A., Fisher, Alison, Foster-Rice, Greg, 'The City Lost and Found. Capturing New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles. 1960-1980', New Haven: Yale University Press, 2014, p.144. ill. in colour (exh. cat.)
    Museu de Arte da Pampulha, 'Ainda. O livro como performance', Belo Horizonte, 2014, p.30, ill. in colour (exh. cat.)
    Lynne, Cooke, Stephen, Hoban (eds.), 'Robert Lehman Lectures on Contemporary Art', Dia Art Foundation, 2014, p.108, ill.
    'Art as a verb', Caulfield: Monash University Museum of Art, 2014, p.13-13, ill. in colour
    Kataoka Mami, Sasaki Hitomi, Kawade Eri (eds.), 'Lee Mingwei and His Relations. The Art of Participation - Seeing, Conversing, Gift-Giving, Writing, Dining and Getting Connected to the World', Tokyo: Mori Art Museum, 2014, pp. 165-176, ill.
    Dirk Blübaum, Gerhard Graulich, Katharina Uhl (eds.), 'Die Revolution der Romantiker - Fluxus made in USA', Nuremberg: Verlag für moderne Kunst, 2014, pp. 139-144, ill.
    Baum, Kelly (ed.), 'New Jersey as Non-Site', New Haven: Yale University Press, 2013, pp. 20, 42, 100-101, ill. (exh. cat.)
    Emanuele Piccardo, Amit Wolf (eds.), 'Beyond Environment', New York: Actar Publishers, 2014, pp. 76-97, ill.
  • 2013
    Kittelmann, Udo, Jäger, Joachim + et. al. (eds.), ' Die Sammlung der Nationalgalerie 1945-1968. Der geteilte Himmel', Berlin: Distanz Verlag, 2013
    Grothe, Nicole, Wettengl, Kurt (eds.), 'Fluxus – Kunst für ALLE! Die Sammlung Feelisch*. *Fluxus – Art for EVERYONE! The Feelisch Collection’, Berlin: Kehrer, 2013, p. 4, ill.; pp. 12, 17, 34-35, 36, 81-83, ill., pp.105-108
    Unterdörfer, Michaela (ed.), 'Hauser & Wirth. 20 Years', Ostfildern: Hatje Cantz, 2013
    Dezeuse, Anna, Kelly Julia (eds.), 'Found Sculpture and Photography from Surrealism to Contemporary Art', Surrey: Ashgate Publishing Limited, 2013
    Einarsson Eide Gardar, Sekkingstad, Steinar + [et al.], 'Gardar Eide Einarsson. Versuchsstation des Weltuntergangs', Bergen: Bergen Kunsthall, 2013, p. 130, ill.
    Potts, Alex, 'Experiments in Modern Realism'. World Making, Politics and the Everyday in Postwar European and American Art', New Haven/London: Yale University Press, 2013, p. 7, 9, 10, 13-16, 323-327, 328-329, 330, 335, 337-361
    Barbara Ferriani, Marina Pugliese (eds.), 'Ephemeral Monuments. History and Conversation of Installation Art', Los Angeles: Getty Publications, 2013, pp. 9, 19, 24, 43-45, 62, 70, 102, 102-105, 106-107, ill.
  • 2012
    Rosenthal, Stephanie, 'Cheating is Part of the Game', in: Korn, Samuel (ed.), 'Displayer 04', Karlsruhe: University of Arts and Design, 2012, p. 23, ill.
    Phelan, Peggy (ed.), 'Live Art in LA. Performance in Southern California, 1970-1983', New York/London: Routledge, 2012
    Glimcher, Mildred L., 'Happenings. New York, 1958-1963', New York: The Monacelli Press LLC, 2012, ill.
    Thirtieth Bienal de Sao Paulo, 'The Imminence of Poetics', Sao Paulo: Bienal Sao Paulo, 2012, pp. 98 – 99, ill. colour
    Laura Cull, 'Theatres of Immanence. Deleuze and the Ethics of Performance', Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012, p. 158, ill. b/w
    National Gallery of art Washington, 'Shock of the news', Washington: National Gallery of Art, 2012, p. 122, ill. (exh. cat.)
    Linda Weintraub, 'To Life! Eco Art in Pursuit of a Sustainable Planet', Berkeley/Los Angeles: University California Press, 2012, pp. 87 – 92, ill.
    Jaklyn Babington, 'Roy Lichtenstein: Pop Remix', Canberra: National Gallery of Australia Canberra Verlag, 2012, p. 17, ill.
  • 2011
    Mami, Hirose, Sasaki, Hitomi + [et al.]‚ ’Metabolism, the City of the Future – Dreams and Visions of Reconstruction in Postwar and Present-Day Japan’, Tokyo: Mori Art Museum, 2011, pp. 297 – 301, ill.
    Hamilton, Elisabeth (ed.), ' Under the big black sun: California Art 1974-1981', Munich: Prestel Verlag, 2011, p. 192, ill.
    Neubaer, Susanne, 'paul Thek Reproduced, 1969 – 1977', 2011, Munich: Verlag Silke Schreiber, 2011, p. 186, ill.
    Tiampo, Ming, 'Gutai: Decentering Modernism', 2011, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2011, p. 89, ill.
    Mori Art Museum, 'Metabolism, The City of the Future', 2011, Tokyo: Mori Art Museum
    Allen, Felicity, ’Education’, 2011, London: Whitechapel Gallery, pp. 84-87
    Smith, Terry, 'Contemporary Art. World Currents', Upper Saddle River: Pearsoon Education
    van Heeswijck-Veeger, Cintha (ed.), 'Artzuid. Internationale Sculptuurroute Amsterdam 2011', Amsterdam: Fondation Artzuid, pp. 121, ill.
    Albergati, Mario, + [et al.], 'La classe non è acqua, Maestri contemporanei VS giovani d'oggi’, 2011, Bergamo: GAMeC, p. 40, ill.
    Dagen, Philippe, Hamon, Françoise, 'Èpoque contemporaine XIX - XXI siècles', Paris: Flammarion, 2011, p. 560, ill.
    Kunsthalle Wien (ed.), 'Weltraum. Die Kunst und ein Traum. Space. About a Dream', Nuremberg: Verlag für Moderne Kunst, 2011, pp. 216-217, ill.
    Biggs, Lewis + [et al.], 'Touched', Liverpool: Liverpool Biennial of Contemporary Art, 2011, pp. 234-250
    Ergino, Nathalie (ed.), 'Fabricateurs d’espaces', Villeurbanne/Rhône: Institut d’art contemporain, 2011, p. 86, ill.
    Kelly, Caleb (ed.), 'SOUND', London: Whitechapel Gallery, 2011, pp. 26, ill.
    ___,'Art Since 1940. Strategie of being', New Jersey: Pearson, 2011, pp. 182, ill.
  • 2010
    Wettengl, Kurt (ed.), 'Museum Ostwall im Dortmunder U. Das Museum als Kraftwerk', Bönen: DruckVerlag Kettler, 2010, pp. 28, 30, 143, ill.
    Behn, Helga, 'Herzlich, Ihr Max. Künstlerpost aus den Beständen des Zadik', Nuremberg: Verlag für moderne Kunst, 2010, p. 123-125, ill.
    Finch, Maggie, 'Endless Present: Robert Rooney and Conceptual Art', Melbourne: National Gallery of Victoria, 2010, p. 12, ill.
    ___, 'KUNST. Architektur, Malerei, Skulptur, Fotografie, Grafik, Design, Bath: Parragon Books Ltd, 2010, p. 482, ill.
    Andriessen, Mischa, López, Sebastián, Springer, José Manuel, 'Betsabeé Romero, Cars and Traces', Amsterdam: KIT Publishers, 2010, pp. 45-46, ill. (exh. cat.)
    Baliç, Ilkay, 'Starter', Istanbul: ARTER, 2010, pp. 64-66, ill. (exh. cat.)
    Heinzelmann, Markus, 'Bernard Frize. And How and Where and Who', Ostfildern: Hatje Cantz Verlag, 2010, p. 31, ill.
    Thomas, Karin, 'Blickpunkt Moderne', Cologne: DuMont Buchverlag, 2010, pp. 322, 330 f., n.p., no. 95, ill. b/w (installation view Martha Jackson Gallery)
    Slovak, Richard, 'Restless Empathy', Aspen: Aspen Art Press, 2010, p. 93, ill.
    Biggs, Lewis, Domela, Paul (eds.), 'Liverpool biennial. International Festival of Contemporary Art', Liverpool: Liverpool Biennial of Contemporary Art Ltd., 2010, pp. 22-23, ill.
    Oliva, Achille Bonito, 'da sopra giù nel fossato. From above down in the moat', Puglia: Electa, 2010, pp. 70-74, ill.
    Robinson, Julia (ed.), 'New Realisms, 1957-1962: Object Strategies Between Readymade and Spectacle', Madrid: Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, 2010 (
  • 2009
    Goldberg, RoseLee (ed.), 'Everywhere and All at Once: An Anthology of Writings on Performa 07', Zurich: JRP Ringier, 2009, pp. 238-261, ill.
    Rosenthal, Stephanie, Kang, Sumi, Pai, Hyungmink, + [et al.], 'Public Art: Architecture and Participation', Seoul: SAMUSO Space for Contemporary Art, 2009, pp. 149-165
    INHA (ed.), 'Performing the City, Actions et performances artistiques dans l`espace public 1960 – 1980', Paris: INHA, 2009, ill.
    TATE etc., 'Woman licking jam off of a car, (from his happening Household, 1964)', London: TATE etc., issue 16, Sommer 2009, p. 36, ill.
    Peter, Eleey, 'The quick and the dead', New York: Distributed Art Publishers, 2009, pp. 135, ill.
    Rugoff, Ralph, Rosenthal, Stephanie, Kataoka, Mami, et al., 'Walking in my mind', London: Hayward Publishing, p. 10, ill.
    Foreman, Kamilah, Hoban, Stephen, Weisberger, Edward, 'The third mind. American Artists Contemplate Asia. 1860-1989', New York: Guggenheim Museum, 2009, pp. 236, 247, ill.
  • 2008
    SFMoMA (ed.), 'The Art of Participation 1950 to Now', London: Thames&Hudson, San Francisco: SFMoMA, 2008, pp. 102-103, ill. (exh. cat.)
    Feinstein, Roni, 'Circa 1958, Breaking Ground in American Art', Chapel Hill: Ackland Art Museum, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2008, p. 46, ill. (exh. cat.)
    Pillips, Glenn (ed.), 'California Video: Artists and Histories', Los Angeles: The J. Paul Getty Museum, 2008, pp. 118-121, ill. (exh. cat.)
    Hoet, Jan, 'Ad Absurdum', Leipzig, Bielefeld: Kerber Verlag, 2008
    MdM Salzburg (ed.), 'Sound of Art. Musik in der bildenden Kunst. Les Grands Spectacles III', Witra: Publication PN1 Bibliothek der Provinz, 2008, p. 200
  • 2007
    Centre Pompidou (ed.), 'La collection du Centre Pompidou. Musée national d’art moderne. Selected works', Paris: Centre Pompidou, 2007, p. 131, ill.
    Keefe, John, Murray, Simon, 'Physical Theaters. A Critical Reader' and 'Physical Theaters. A Critical Introduction', London/New York: Routledge, 2007, pp. 16-108, 71-72.
    Borja-Villel, Manuel (ed.), 'A Theater without Theater', Barcelona: Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona, 2007, p. 341.
    Wood, J., Hulks, D., Potts, A. (eds.), 'Modern Sculpture Reader', Leeds: Henry Moore Institute, 2007, pp. 226-234
    Bippus Elke, Glasmeier, Michael (eds.), 'Künstler in der Lehre. Texte von Ad Reinhardt bis Ulrike Grossarth', Hamburg: Philo & Philo Fine Arts, 2007, pp. 75-92
  • 2006
    Bishop, Claire (ed.), 'Participation', London: Whitechapel/The MIT Press 2006, pp. 102-104
  • 2005
    Meneguzzo, Marco, 'Allan Kaprow', in: 'La scoperta del corpo elletronico', Turin: Civica Galleria d’Arte Contemporanea, 2006, pp. 78-79
    ___, 'Allan Kaprow', in: 'Covering the Real', Basel: Kunstmuseum Basel, 2005, p. 5
    ___, 'Allan Kaprow', in: Hoffmann, Jens, Jonas, Joan (eds), 'Art Works. Zeitgenössische Kunst. Aktion', Hildesheim: Gerstenberg Verlag, 2005, p. 132, ill.
  • 2001
    Engelbach, Barbara, 'Zwischen Body Art und Videokunst: Körper und Video in der Aktionskunst um 1970' [PhD diss.], Hamburg: Universität Hamburg, 2001
  • 2000
    Meyer-Büser, Susanne, 'Vom Verschwinden im Raum-begehbare Collagen von Schwitters bis heute', in: 'Merz', Ostfildern-Ruit: Hatje Canz Verlag, pp. 275, 309, ill.
  • 1998
    Goldberg, RoseLee, 'Peformance: Live Art Since 1960', New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1998
  • 1996
    Sauerbier, S. D., '...über Allan Kaprow', in: 'Künstler Kritisches Lexikon der Gegenwartskunst. Allan Kaprow', Munich, issue 34, vol. 5, quarter 2, 1996, pp. 3-16, ill. (cover)
  • 1995
    Kirby, Michael, 'Allan Kaprow's "Eat"', in: Sandford, Mariellen R. (ed.), 'Happenings and Other Acts', London/New York: Routledge, 1995, pp. 48–50, ill.
  • 1994
    Hapgood, Susan, 'Interview with Allan Kaprow', in: 'Neo-Dada: Redefining Art, 1958–1962', New York: American Federation of Arts 1994, pp. 115–121, ill. (exh. cat.)
  • 1993
    Kelley, Jeff (ed.), 'Essays on the Blurring of Art and Life', Berkeley/Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1993 (exh. cat.)
  • 1992
    Kurtz, Bruce D., 'Contemporary Art. 1965-1990', Englewood Cliffs: Prentice Hall
  • 1986
    Museum am Ostwall (ed.), 'Collagen, Environments, Videos, Broschüren, Geschichten, Happening und Activity-Dokumente 1956-1986', [essays by Kaprow, Allan, Feelisch, Wolfgang, Baecker, Inge, Diederichs, Joachim, Lebel, Jean-Jacques, Morgan, Robert C., Smith, Barbara, conversation between Kaprow, Allan and Vostell, Wolf], Dortmund, 1986 (exh. cat.)
  • 1985
    Segal, Jeanne, 'Environments and Happenings. Previously unpublished interview with Allan Kaprow and George Segal', in: 'Artwords. Discourse on the 60s and 70s', Ann Arbor: UMI Research Press 1985, pp. 167-178, ill.
  • 1984
    Kirby, Michael. 'Allan Kaprow', in: 'Great American Artists: the Skowhegan Medal recipients', New York: Alpine Fine Arts Collection: Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture 1984, p. 50
  • 1982
    Nationalgalerie Berlin (ed.), 'Kunst wird Material', Berlin: Nationalgalerie Berlin, 1982
  • 1981
    Weitemeier, Hanna (ed), 'Schwarz', Dusseldorf: Städtische Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, 1981
  • 1978
    Hunter, Sam, 'American Art of the 20th Century', New York: Harry N. Abrams 1978
    Inga-Pin, Luciano, 'Performances (Happenings, Actions, Activities, Installations...)', Padua: Mastrogiacomo Editore, 1978
    Sandler, Irving, 'The New York School', New York: Harper and Row, 1978
  • 1976
    Kunsthalle Bremen (ed.), 'Activity-Dokumente 1968-1976' [programs for the Activites "Refills", "Basic Thermal Units", "Sweet Wall", "Sawdust", "Meteorology", "3rd Routine", "7 Kinds of Sympathy", and "Durations", essays by Diederichs, Joachim, 'Zur Frage der Dokumentation bei Allan Kaprow', Kaprow, Allan, 'Bemerkungen zu Zeitverläufen'], Bremen, 1976 (exh. cat.)
    Lucie-Smith, Edward, 'Art Today', Tokyo: Mondadori-Kodansha, 1976
  • 1974
    Henri, Adrian, 'Environments and Happenings', London: New Directions and World of Art Library, 1974
  • 1973
    Ohff, Heinz, 'Anti-Kunst', Dusseldorf: Droste Verlag, 1973
  • 1970
    Cologneischer Kunstverein (ed.), 'happening & fluxus', Cologne: Kölnischer Kunstverein, 1970 (exh. cat.)
  • 1965
    Kirby, Michael, 'Happenings', New York: E. P. Dutton, 1965
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  • 2018
    Luigia De Simone, Anna, ‘Allan Kaprow’, in: Arte Magazine, Rome, pp. 120 – 122, 124, 6 March 2018
    Noble, Kathy, ‘How a Dissatisfied Housewife Was Saved by Radical Performance (and a Xerox Machine)’, on: Artsy, New York, 5 March 2018
    Miccheli, Thomas, 'Allan Kaprow, Before the Happenings', on:, New York, 2 March 2018
  • (cont'd)
    Rosenberg, Mark, 'Live Studio Audience', on:, New Haven, 16 February 2018
    ___, 'From the Archives: Allan Kaprow on the Legacy of Jackson Pollock, in 1958', on:, New York, 9 February 2018
    Piccardo, Emanuele, 'Lucio Fontana: when reproduction takes place', on:, Venice, 25 January 2018
    Levine, Debra, 'He invented ‘happenings’: Allan Kaprow at Hauser & Wirth', on:, New York, 15 January 2018
  • 2017
    Rosenmeyer, Aoife, 'Zürich. "Action!" Kunsthaus Zürich', in: Art in America, New York NY, October 2017
    Gascueña, Victoria D., 'It’s happening! Allan Kaprow en el Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo hasta el 15 de octubre', on:, Madrid, Spain, 17 September, 2017
    Billeter, Fritz, 'Die Unsterblichkeit der Dinge', in: Du-Magazin, Zurich, May 2017, pp. 34-43, ill.
    Rudel, Horst, 'Allan Kaprow trifft auf junge Gegenwartskünstler', in: Stuttgarter Zeitung, Stuttgart, 18/19 March 2017, ill.
    Mezger, Martin, 'Entgrenzung des Raums', in: Esslinger Zeitung, Esslingen, 18/19 March 2017, ill.
  • 2016
    ___, 'John Cage, Marcel Duchamp, Allan Kaprow: Archive of Contemporary Art- Snakes and Ladders-100 years of exhibitions' at Casa Morra, Naples, on:, 25. October 2016, ill.
    Cocoves, Athena, The Arts Commissioning offers a workshop for Inter/Active artists. Five works to keep in mind when creating interactive public art', on:, Toldeo, 29 June 2016, ill.
    Spencer, Catherine, 'A Calendar of Happenings: Allan Kaprow, Counter-Chronologies and Cataloguing Performance, c. 1970', in: Art History, London, June 2016, pp. 568-599, ill.
    Cain, Abigail, 'A Brief History of "Happenings" in 1960s New York', on:, New York, 12 March 2016, ill.
  • 2015
    Asmuth, Tobias, 'Besonders vergiftet. Zu Besuch beim Jerusalemer Kultursommer, zwischen Boykottdrohungen und schmelzenden Utopien', in: Monopol, Berlin, October 2015, pp. 41-42, ill.
    Streitfeld, Lisa Paul, 'Making Sense of Berlin Art Week', on:, New York, 8 October 2015, ill.
    ___, 'Allan Kaprow: Fluids 1967/2015', in: art. Das Kunstmagazin, Hamburg, September 2015, pp. 69-70, ill.
    Obrist, Hans Ulrich, 'Hans Ulrich Obrist über Marmeladenkäfer', in: Das Magazin, Berlin, April 2015, p.43, ill.
  • 2014
    Stubbs, Susie, 'Allan Kaprow's YARD at The Hepworth: It's all happening', on:, Manchester, 25 June 2014, ill.
    Ehninger, Eva, 'What's Happening? Allan Kaprow and Claes Oldenbrg Argue about Art and Life', in: Guetty Research Journal, Los Angeles, no.6 2014, ill.
    Durham, April, 'Collaboration and Happenings: Kaprow's Control', on, 23 April 2014, ill.
    ___, 'Allan Kaprow A Happening Celebrated At Fundacio Antoni Tapies', on:, 25 March 2014, London, ill.
  • 2013
    Lee, A.C., 'Actions!', at the Kitchen Explores Performance Art', on:, New York, 26 September 2013, ill.
    Schmid, Karlheinz, ' Früher Forscher', in: Kunstzeitung, Regensburg, March 2013, p. 18
    Romero, Anthony, 'Utopian Impulse and Social Practice', on:, 11 January, 2013, New York, ill.
  • 2012
    Benrhard Widder, 'Interaktives Chaos', on:, 29 June 2012, Vienna, ill.
    Jones, Ann, 'In a state of flux' on:, 25 August 2012, ill.
    Frikachon, Marwann, 'Original Creators: Performance Art Pioneer Allan Kaprow', on:, 20 August 2012, ill.
    Widder, Bernhard, 'Interaktives Chaos', on:, Vienna, 29 June 2012, ill.
    ___, 'Friedrichshof branch in Vienna. Opening with Allan Kaprow's Enviroment Stockroom', on:, 16 May 2012
    ___, 'Happenings: New York 1958-1963', in: Art Monthly, London, April 2012, pp. 19-20, ill.
    Noble, Kathy, 'Danser sa vie. Centre Pompidou. Paris', in: Frieze, London, March 2012, p. 145
    Holert, Tom, ’Turn of Events’, in: Artforum, February 2012, New York, pp. 53 - 56, ill.
    ___, ’Also this month’, in: Art + Auction, New York, February 2012, p. 38
  • 2011
    ___, 'Fluxus', in: Artnews, New York, December 2011, p. 108
    Buhr, E., 'Raus ins Leben', Monopol Kompakt, Berlin, pp. 28-30 ill.
  • 2010
    Morgan, Robert C., 'Reiterating Allan Kaprow's Yard', Sculpture Magazine, Washington, September 2010, pp. 60-63, ill.
    Periz, Ingrid, in: eyeline, Brisbane, no. 71, cover and pp. 86-87, ill.
    ___, 'Allan Kaprow', in: artUS, New York, No. 28 2010, pp. 94-95, ill.
    Ellegood, Anne, 'The Exquisite Corpse', in: Tate Etc., London, spring 2010, pp. 72-79, ill.
    Cook, Roger, 'Speech Acts', in: Frieze, London, March 2010, pp. 94-97, ill.
    Mizota, Sharon, 'Art review: Love in a Cemetery at the 18th Street Art Center', on: Los Angeles Times Online, Los Angeles, 26 February 2010, ill.
    Picard, Charmaine, 'Performance art takes centre stage' in: Art Newspaper, Armory Edition, New York, 3-4 March 2010, p. 7
  • 2009
    Esplund, Lance, 'A Classy Conceptualist', in: Weekend Journal, New York, 10-11 Oktober 2009, p. W14
    Ayers, Robert, 'Allan Kaprow', in ARTnews, New York, December 2009, p. 106, ill.
    Hirsch, Faye, 'Kaprow`s Afterlife', in: Art in America, New York, December 2009, pp. 53-56, ill.
    Buskirk, Martha, 'Allan Kaprow, Yard', in: Art Forum, New York, December 2009, p. 226, ill.
    Tatley, Roger, 'Nachlässe', in: Monopol, Berlin, December 2009, p. 55
    ___, 'Allan Kaprow, YARD (with reinventions)', on:, London, 13 November 2009, ill.
    Fox, Dan, 'Allan Kaprow YARD', in: Frieze, London, November – December 2009, p. 129, ill.
    Katz, Vincent, 'Manhatten yards', in: Apollo, London, November 2009, pp. 60-61, ill.
    Wilson, Michael, 'Allan Kaprow, Yard', Time Out New York, New York, issue 733, 15-21 October 2009, ill.
    Esplund, Lance, 'A Classy Conceptualist', on:, New York, 10 October 2009, ill.
    Barone, Mary, 'William Pope.L, Yard by Yard', in: Art in Amerika, New York, 6 October 2009, ill.
    Saltz, Jerry, 'Gender Benders', on:, New York, 4 October 2009, ill.
    Cotter, Holland, 'Art in Review', in: The New York Time, New York, 2 October 2009
    ___, 'Wall to Wall: Homage to Allan Kaprow' in: The Wall Street Journal, New York, October 2009, ill.
    Archey, Karen, 'The Full Yard: Changes at Hauser & Wirth' in: Art in America, New York, 29 September 2009, ill.
    ___, 'Go See – New York: Allan Kaprow Yard at Hauser & Wirth through October 31, 2009', in: Art Observed', New York NY, 27 September 2009, ill.
    Bodin, Claudia, 'Yard, Gummi für die Sinne', in: Art, Hamburg, 23 September 2009, ill.
    Johnson, Ken, 'Changing Un-Art's Tires', in: New York Times, New York, 13 September 2009, ill.
    Stoilas, Helen, 'Hauser & Wirth', in: The Art Newspaper Online, London, September 2009
    Cashdan, Marina, 'Datebook, New York, Reinventing the Whell', in: Art + Auction, New York, September 2009
    Zhong, Fan, 'Yard Work', in: Interview, September 2009, ill.
    Cashdan, Marina, 'Yard, Hauser & Wirth New York', in: Modern Painters, New York, September 2009
    Wilson-Goldie, Kaelen, 'A Fantasy for Allan Kaprow', Artforum, New York, September 2009, p. 312, ill.
    Stoilas, Helen, 'Allan Kaprow: Yard', in: The Art Newspaper, New York, September 2009, ill
    Kreis, Elfi, 'Autoreifenlandschaft', in: Kunstzeitung, Regensburg, September 2009, p. 25, ill.
    ___, 'Hauser & Wirth New York to Open with Allan Kaprow Yard', on:, 17 August 2009, ill.
    Ozler, Levent, 'Hauser & Wirth New York to Open with Allan Kaprow Yard', on:, 22 July 2009
    Hochdörfer, Achim, 'A Hidden Reserve: Painting from 1958 to 1965', in: Artforum, New York, February 2009, pp. 153-159.
    Schreiber, Daniel, 'Der Mann im Hintergrund', in: Monopol, Berlin, March 2009, pp. 22-25
    Montana, Linda M., 'Allan Kaprow', in: 'Performance, artists talking in the eighties', University of California Press, London, pp. 287-292, ill.
    Hanson, Sarah P., 'How to Make Happenings Happen', in: ARTnews, New York, January 2009, p. 36, ill.
    Cassin, Alessandro, 'Un happening per Allan', in: L’espresso, Rome, 29 October, 2009, p. 135, ill.
  • 2008
    'Damon Krukowski', in: Artforum, New York, December 2008, p. 73 ill.
    Pouncey, Edward, 'Soundcheck: Allan Kaprow: How To Make A Happening', in: Wire, London, December 2008
    White, Amy, 'Years of living dangerously', in: Indy Week, Durham, 1 October 2008
    Blue Greenberg, '1958: When modern art was in transition', in: The Herald-Sun, Durham, 28 September 2008
    Natale, Michele, '1958: Bull`s-eye of a year', in: News & Observer, Raleigh, 21 September 2008, p. 10
    Bailey, Rebecca, 'Breaking Ground in American Art', The Herald-Sun, Durham, 19 September 2008
    Pincus-Witten, Robert, 'Circa 1958: Breaking Ground in American Art', in: ArtForum, New York, September 2008, p. 204.
    Debroise, Olivier, 'Back', in: Frieze, London, September 2008, p. 192, ill.
    Frank, Peter, 'Allan Kaprow: Art as Life' in: Art on Paper, New York, July/August 2008, p. 79, ill.
    GB, 'Allan Kaprow, Kunstler', in: Monopol, Berlin, p. 46, ill., on: The Wire, 1 July 2008.
    Patrick, Stephen Allan, 'Review of Allan Kaprow: Art as Life' in: Library Journal, 1 June 2008.
    Taft, Catherine, 'Allan Kaprow: Art as Life', in: Art Review, New York, 1 June 2008, p. 156, ill.
    Drohojowska-Philp, Hunter, 'Happening Now', on:, New York, June 2008
    Taft, Catherine, 'Allan Kaprow: Art as Life', in: Art Review, London, June 2008, p. 152, ill.
    Budick, Ariellla, 'Rules of abstraction', in: Financial Times, London, 10 May 2008, p. 12
    Smith, Roberta, 'Rivalry Played Out on Canvas and Page', in: The New York Times, New York, 2 May 2008
    Kaiser, Philipp, 'Allan Kaprow – Art as Life', in: Moca the contemporary', Los Angeles, Spring 2008
    Knight, Christopher, 'Lawrence Weiner and Allan Kaprow shows at the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA', on:, Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles, 17 April 2008
    Pincus, Robert L. 'MOCA gives props to an 'un-artist' – Allan Kaprow', in: The San Diego Union Tribune, San Diego, 13 April 2008, ill.
    Finkel, Jori, 'Happenings Are Happening Again', in: The New York Times, New York, 13 April 2008
    ___, 'Review of Allan Kaprow: Art as Life', in: Umbrella, March 2008, p. 33.
    Ouroussoff, Nicolai, 'The Week Ahead/March 23 - March 29; Art', in: The New York Times, New York, March 2008
    Wentworth, Richard, 'Allan Kaprow', in: ArtReview, New York, no. 20, March 2008, p. 42, ill.
    Hirsch, Faye, 'Everywhere and All at Once', in: Art in America, New York, March 2008, p. 125
    McDonough, Tom, 'Where It’s Happening', in: Art in America, New York, March 2008, pp. 126-131, 196, ill.
    Sandler, Irving, McCarthy, Paul, Rosenthal, Stephanie, 'Allan Kaprow: Art & Line', in: Art in America, New York, March 2008, pp. 132-138, ill.
    Ploebst, Helmut, 'History II: Allan Kaprows '18 Happenings in 6 Parts' redone', on:, Vienna, 2008
    Grant, Annette, 'Portrait of the arrtist’s market', in: Art & Auction, New York, 1 February 2008, pp. 120-123, ill.
    Sneed, Gillian, 'Allan Kaprow At Deitch Studios', on:, New York, January 2008, ill.
  • 2007
    Kunsthalle Bern, Allan Kaprow – Art as Life', in: Jahresbericht des Vereins Kunsthalle Bern, Berne, 2007, pp. 22-25, ill.
    Texte zur Kunst/Söntgen, Beate, 'Do it again. Über Allan Kaprow in der Kunsthalle Bern', Berlin: Texte zur Kunst, 2007, pp. 225-228, ill.
    Di Maggio, Gino: 'Qui vale la teoria indiana dell’arte', in: Corriere della sera, Milan, 3 September 2007, p. 33, ill.
    Cotter, Holland, 'Art is Brief. You Just have to Be There. ', on:, New York, 9 November 2007
    ___, 'Allan Kaprow', in: Art in America, New York, August 2007, pp. 43-45, 61, ill.
    Becker, Maria, 'Als Kunst zu einer Begegnung wurde', in: bazkulturmagazin, Beilage Basler Zeitung, Basel, July 2007, pp. 1-3, ill.
    Goldberg, Itzhak, 'Allan Kaprow en action. Hommage à l’inventeur du happening', in: Beaux Arts magazine. Guide, Paris, July 2007, pp. 94, 95, ill.
    Mathonnet, Philippe, 'Exposer l’art de la performance', in: Le Temps, Geneva, July 2007, p. 30.
    Kraft, Martin, 'Wenn Schuhe durch Städte gezogen werden', in: Live, Aarau, 31 May 2007, ill.
    Henkes, Alice, 'Kunst als Spiel und Abenteuer', in: Der Bund, Berne, 1 June 2007, ill.
    Mollet, Eva, 'a loop is a loop', in: ensuite, Berne, June 2007, pp. 30, ill.
    Rüttimann, Sylvia, 'Kunst, nur für den Augenblick', in: Berner Zeitung, Berne, 2 June 2007.
    ___, 'Moving – Happening in vier Akten', in: Der Bund, Berne, 1 June 2007.
    Schindler, Feli, 'Kaprows Erbe', in: Tages Anzeiger, Zurich, 13 June 2007, p. 46, ill.
    ___, 'Allan Kaprow', in: Berner Bär, Berne, 7 June 2007, p. 34, ill.
    Zwez, Annelies, 'Autowaschen als kollektives Happening', in: Basellandschaftliche Zeitung, Liestal, 7 June 2007, p. 34, ill.
    Laggen, Helen, 'Kunst ist alles, alles ist Kunst', in: Berner Kulturagenda, Berne, 31 May 2007, p. 9, ill.
    Polzer, Brita, 'Museen, Auftraggeber und Finanzen. Allan Kaprow im Vergleich mit drei zeitgenössischen Schweizer Positionen', in: Kunst-Bulletin, Zurich, May 2007, pp. 34-41, ill.
    ___, 'Mitmach-Kunst', in: Annabelle, Zurich, Issue 10, May 23, 2007, p. 50, ill.
    Schweizer Positionen', on:, Zurich, April 27, 2007, ill.
    ___, 'Allan Kaprow', in: Art Monthly, No. 305, April 2007, pp. 19, 20, ill.
    ___, 'Allan Kaprow', in: Kunstbeeld, vol. 32, No. 3, March 2007, p. 12, ill.
    Depondt, Paul, 'Allan Kaprows 'Heruitgevonden'Kunsthappeninigs', in: ART, March 8, 2007, p. 8, ill.
    Freudenheim Tom L., 'Allan Kaprow', in: Art News, New York, April 1, 2007, p. 38.
    Polzer, Brita, 'Museen, Auftraggeber und Finanzen. Allan Kaprow im Vergleich mit drei zeitgenössischen Schütz, Heinz, 'Allan Kaprow', in: Kunstforum, Ruppichteroth, Bd. 184, March-April 2007, pp. 358-361, ill.
    ___, 'Eindhoven. Allan Kaprow', in: Flash Art, Milan, No. 253, March-April 2007, p. 71, ill.
    Welchmann, John C., 'Allan Kaprow: Art as Life', in: Artforum, New York, Vol. XLV, No.6, February 2007, pp. 282-285, ill.
    ___, 'Parallele Wirklichkeiten', in: Berliner Zeitung, Berlin, January 26, 2007, p. 23
    ___'Der Erbe Pollocks', in: Freitag, Berlin, January 12, 2007, Nr. 2, p.16, ill.
    Mayerle, Astrid, 'Spaziergang mit ungewissem Ausgang', in: Kunstzeitung, Regensburg, Nr. 125, January 2007, p. 6, ill.
  • 2006
    Iles, Chrissie, 'Best of 2006-Allan Kaprow: Art as Life', in: Artforum, New York, Vol. XLV, No.4, December 2006, p. 272-273, ill.
    Reitter, Barbara, 'Vater des Happenungs', in: Passauer Neue Presse, Passau, December 30, 2006, p. 35, ill.
    ___, 'Einsatz gefordert', in: Neue Zürcher Zeitung, Zurich, December 2, 2006, p. 52, ill.
    ___, 'Happening: Abenteuer Kunst', in: Prinz, Bremen, Nr. 12, December 1, 2006, p. 139, ill.
    ___, 'Ausstellungen: Sehenswertes – ausgewählt von ARTinvestor', in: ARTinvestor, Munich, Nr. 5, November 1, 2006, p. 92, ill.
    Stammen, Silvia, 'Was passierte am Hauptbahnhof? ', in: Theaterheute, Berlin, December 1, 2006, p. 63, ill.
    Sachs, Door Hinrich, 'Re-doing: Kaprow', in: Metropolis M, Utrecht, N.6, December-January 2006/07, pp. 64-70 (Translation pp.100-102), ill.
    Schmid, Karlheinz, 'Kapital oder Kunst? ', in: Kunstzeitung, Regensburg, Nr. 124, December 2006, p. 3, ill.
    Deak, Frantisek, 'In Memory: Allan Kaprow 1927-2006', in: TDR/The Drama Review, New York, Winter 2006, pp. 9-12, ill.
    ___, 'Berlin: Hermann Nitsch im Martin-Gropius Bau', in: Kunstbulletin, Zurich, 23.11.2006, p. 13
    ___, 'Allan Kaprow', in: Art Investor, Munich, No. 5, November 2006, p. 92, ill.
    Pschak, Evelyn, 'Bitte fühlen sie sich wie zuhause', on:, November 29, 2006, ill.
    Ursprung, Philip, 'Kaprows Vermächtnis', in: WOZ, Zurich, November 16, 2006, p. 19
    ___, 'Ich sehe dich', in: Frankfurter Allgemeine, Frankfurt, 15.11.2006, p. 15
    Kopitzki, Siegmund, 'Die Aufregung muss bleiben', in: Südkurier, Konstanz, 10.11.2006, pp. 19-21
    Lorenz, Gabriella, 'Haus der Kunst: Allan Kaprows Happenings', in: Abendzeitung, Munich, 10.11.2006.p.14
    Stammen, Silvia, 'Alltag ist Kunst', in: Süddeutsche Zeitung, Munich, 09.11.2006, pp. 24-26, ill.
    Sz, 'Haus der Kunst ehrt "Happening"-Erfinder', in: Schwäbische Zeitung, November 6, 2006, p. unknown
    Wesemann, Arnd, 'Alles Quatsch, Leben gut', in: Süddeutsche Zeitung, Munich, November 4, 2006, p. 12
    Ursprung, Philip, 'Kunst, die der Welt den Spiegel vorhält', in: Tages Anzeiger, Zurich, November 2, 2006, p. 49, ill.
    ___, 'Allan Kaprow. Kunst als Leben', in: Kunstbulletin, Zurich, 1. November 2006, p. 72
    Hauschild, Joachim, 'Flüchtige Kunst in Neuauflage', in: Art, Hamburg, No. 10, October 2006, p. 110, ill.
    ___, 'Kunst lebt', in: go, Munich, 10/2006, p. 69
    Reitter, Barbara, 'Der Vater des Happenings', in: Allgäuer Zeitung, Kempten, October 31, 2006, p. unknown.
    Skasa, Michael, 'Alles ist Kunst, Kunst ist alles', in: Die Zeit, Hamburg, October 26, 2006, p. 69, ill.
    Karcher, Eva, 'Etwas, das stattfindet', in: Süddeutsche Zeitung, Munich, October 19, 2006, p. 13, ill.
    Rosenthal, Stephanie, 'Kaprow-Happenings erleben eine Neuauflage in Munich', in: Informationsdienst Kunst, Regensburg, Nr. 362, October 12, 2006, p. 10
    Sonna, Brigit, 'Der Zeremonienmeister fehlt', in: Süddeutsche Zeitung, Munich, October 12, 2006, p. 4
    Stadler, Michael, 'Bis das Eis schmilzt', in: Abendzeitung, Munich, October 9, 2006, p.20, ill.
    Dattenberger, Simone, 'Vater des Happenings', in Münchner Merkur, Munich, October 8, 2006, p. 14, ill.
    ___, 'Kaprow in Munich', in: Ostthüringer Zeitung, Lobichau, 4 October 2006, p. unknown
    ___, 'Bild des Monats', in: Das Magazin, Berlin, 1 October 2006, p. 115, ill.
    ___, 'Allan Kaprow. Kunst als Leben', in: Du, Zurich, 1 October 2006, p. 85, ill.
    Kelley, Jeff, 'Previews: Allan Kaprow', in: Art Forum, New York, vol. XLV, no. 1, September 2006, p. 194, ill.
    ___, 'Hoffnungsschimmer', in: Informationsdienst Kunst, Regensburg, no. 359, 31 August 2006, p. 14
    Rodenbeck, Judith, Samaras, Lucas, Kelley, Jeff, Lacy, Suzanne, McCarthy, Paul, 'Life Like Art', in: Artforum, New York, vol. XLV, no. 10, Summer 2006, pp. 318-325, 376, ill.
    ___, 'Theaterinstallation Kaprow City', in: Berlin Ticket, Berlin, 7 September 2006, ill.
    ___, 'Theater/Oper/ Castorf inszeniert Wagners "Meistersinger" an der Volksbühne', In: dpa (News Agency), 29 July 2006
    Rosler, Martha, 'The 2006 Whitney Biennal',in: Artforum International. New York, May 2006, pp. 384-285
    Antin, David, 'Allan Kaprow, 1927-2006', in: Art in America, New York, June/July 2006, no. 6, p. 53, ill.
    Shariatmadari, David, 'Allan Kaprow', in: Contemporary, London, issue 81, 2006, p. 24
    Somerstein Rachel, 'Performance Art Pioneer', in: Artnews, New York, June 2006, p. 68, ill.
    ___, 'Allan Kaprow 1927-2006', in: Flash Art, Milan, May-June 2006, vol. XXXIX, no. 248, p. 65, ill.
    Kahn, Wolf, 'Allan Kaprow, the Happener', on:, New York, May 2006, ill.
    Restorff, Jörg, 'Alles in Echtzeit: Happening-Pionier Allan Kaprow gestorben', in: Kunstzeitung, Regensburg, no. 117, May 2006, p. 18, ill.
    ___, 'Muere Allan Kaprow', in: Lapiz, Madrid, vol. XXV, no. 223, May 2006, p. 25, ill.
    Reed, Christopher, 'Allan Kaprow', in: The Guardian, Manchester, 27 May 2006, p. 37
    Pincus L., Robert, 'Allan Kaprow; visionary helped shape 'happening', on:, San Diego, 23 April 2006, ill.
    Darwent, Charles, 'Allan Kaprow: Inventor of happenings', on:, London, 19 April 2006
    ___, 'Allan Kaprow', on:, London, April 14, 2006
    ___, 'Allan Kaprow', on: London, April 13, 2006
    Ursprung, Philip, 'Der Vater des Happenings: Zum Tod des amerikanischen Künstlers Allan Kaprow', in: NZZ, Zurich, no. 86, 12 April 2006, p. 45, ill.
    ___, 'Nachrufe', in: Informationsdienst Kunst, Regensburg, 12 April 2006, p. 5
    Dagen, Philippe, ' Disparitions: Allan Kaprow', in: Le Monde, Paris, 11 April 2006, p. 31
    Fessler, Anne Katrin, 'Allan Kaprow 1927-2006: Er war der Erfinder des Happenings', in: Der Standard, Vienna, 10 April 2006, p. 18
    ___, 'Der Erfinder der "Happenings" ist tot', in: Holsteinerischer Courier, Felsburg, 10 April 2006
    ___, '"Grenze zwischen Leben und Kunst überwunden"', in: Main Echo, Aschaffenburg, 10 April 2006
    ___, 'Happening-Erfinder Allan Kaprow gestorben', in: Frankfurter Rundschau, Frankfurt, 10 April 2006
    Cotter, Holland, 'Allan Kaprow, Creator of Artistic 'Happenings', Dies at 78', on:, New York, 10 April 2006,
    FR, 'Happening-Erfinder Allan Kaprow gestorben', in: Frankfurter Rundschau, Frankfurt, 19 April 2006, p. 10
    Dagen, Philippe, 'Allan Kaprow, artiste et théoricien américain', on:, Paris, April 10, 2006-
    ___, 'Allan Kaprow 1927-2006: Erfinder des ‚Happenings' gestorben', on:, Vienna, 9 April 2006
    FR, 'Aktionskünstler Allan Kaprow gestorben', in: Frankfurter Rundschau, Frankfurt, 8 April 2006, p. 18
    Baier, Uta, 'Allan Kaprow (1927 – 2006), in: Die Welt, Hamburg, 8 April 2006, p. 30
    Basting, Barbara, 'Der Vater des Happenings ist tot', in: Tages-Anzeiger, Zurich, 8 April 2006, p. 51, ill.
    Rourke, Mary, 'Allan Kaprow, 79: Artist's 'Happenings' Broke New Ground in Expression', on:, Los Angeles, 8 April 2006
    Maak, Niklas, 'Kunst Überall: Allan Kaprow, der Erfinder des 'Happenings', ist gestorben', in: Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Frankfurt, no. 84, 8 April 2006, p. 37
    Samaras, Lucas, Lacy Suzanne, Ono, Yoko, 'Life like Art', summer issue 2006, ill.
    Schellenberg, Samuel, 'L.A. pas confidentiel', in: Le Courrier. L’essentiel Autrement, Geneve, 25 March 2006, p. 21
    Meneguzzo, Marco, 'Allan Kaprow', in: La scoperta del corpo elletronico, Civica Galleria d’Arte Contemporanea, Turin, 2006, pp. 78-79
  • 2005
    Bonazzoli, Francesca, 'L'arte visionaria di un "sovversivo"', in: Corriere della sera, Milan, 4 December 2005, p. 15
    Diederichsen, Diedrich, 'Echos von Spiegelsounds in Headphones', in: Texte zur Kunst, Berlin, vol. 15, no. 60, December 2005, pp. 42-61, ill.
    ___, 'The Backroom', Los Angeles, (Press Release), 21 October 2005
    Ursprung, Philip, 'Im Bild. Die letzte Bastion', in: WOZ Die Wochenzeitung, Zurich, 13 October 2005, p. 16
    The Backroom, Los Angeles, (Press Release), 7 October 2005
    ___, 'Performances', in: Time Out London Visitor’s Guide, London, 5 October 2005, p. 50
    Spiegler, Marc, 'Safety first', in: ArtReview, London, vol. LVII, October 2005, pp. 45-46, ill.
    The Backroom, Los Angeles, (Press Release), 30 September 2005
    Ulmer, Brigitte, 'Ankunft im Alltag', on:, 12 September 2005, ill.
    The Backroom, Los Angeles, (Press Release), 9 September 2005
    Schreiber, Susanne, 'Die Sinnlichkeit der Farbe ist der Leitfaden in Zurichs Galerien', in: Handelsblatt, Dusseldorf, 2 September 2005, p. 37, ill.
    Naef, Maja, 'Allan Kaprow', in: Spike, Vienna, no. 5, Autumn 2005, p. 123, ill.
    Pavlicek, Diana, 'Die Zürcher Galerien eröffnen die neue Saison', on:, 29 August 2005, ill.
    Cotter, Holland, 'There are no more Allan Kaprows in the art world', in: The New York Times, New York, 12 August 2005, p. B28
    Polzer, Brita, ' im Kunstmuseum', in: Kunst-Bulletin, July/August 2005, p. 53, ill.
    Gingeras, Alison, 'Art Basel', on:, ill.
    ___, '"Fluids 1967, 2005" ein Happening von Allan Kaprow', on:, ill.
    Allgardh, Sophie, 'Art Basel markerar ny väg för Kaprow', in: SvD Kultur, Sweden, 18 June 2005, p. 9
    ___, 'Avec Art Basel, les galeries brisent la glace', on:, 17 June 2005
    wit, 'Der große Run: 275 Galerien auf der Art Basel', in: Potsdamer Neueste Nachrichten, Potsdam, 16 June 2005, p. 25
    Lovisa, Fabian R., 'Abschmelzende Polkappen und Boote aus Tränen. Messe "Art Basel" auf Expansionskurs – Neuordnung im Kerngeschäft – Rückkehr der kritischen Aussage von Kunst', in: Die Rheinpfalz, Ludwigshafen, 16 June 2005, ill.
    sda/r, 'Es ist das grösste Museum auf Zeit', in: Schaffhauser Nachrichten, Schaffhausen, 16 June 2005, p. 13, ill.
    Reuter, Stephan, 'Kultiviertes Chaos', in: Badische Zeitung, Lörrach, 15 June 2005, ill.
    Fronz, Hans-Dieter, 'Kuriositätenkabinett des Zeitgeistes', in: Mannheimer Morgen, Mannheim, 15 June 2005, p. 28, ill.
    Altorfer, Sabine, 'Das Kunstbuffet 2005 ist üppig angerichtet', in: Solothurner Zeitung, Solothurn, 15 June 2005, p. 26
    ___, 'Art works up a lather in Basel', on:, 15 June 2005
    Cole, Olivia, 'The man who burned New York', on:, 15 June 2005
    ___, 'Ephémère mur de glace', in: LeMatin, Lausanne, 15 June 2005, p. 11, ill.
    ___, 'L’art de changer la glace en eau', in: L’impartial, La Chaux-de-Fonds, 14 June 2005, p. 32, ill.
    ___, 'L’image du jour', in: Le journal du Jura, Bienne, 14 June 2005, p. 24, ill.
    Ellison, Heidi, 'Art Basel', in: International Herald Tribune, London, 11 June 2005, p. 9
    ___, 'Art36 Basel: Art goes public', on:, 9 June 2005
    Fischer, Benjamin, 'Art36 Basel - Newsletter', on:, 2005
    ___, 'Allan Kaprow', in: covering the real, Kunstmuseum Basel, 2005, p. 5
    Giezendanner, Petra, 'Wiederaufführung des Happenings "Fluids" von Allan Kaprow', on:, 25 May 2005
    Bishop, Claire, 'But is it – Installation Art?', in: Tate, London, Issue 3, Spring 2005, pp. 26-35, ill.
    Pincus, Robert L., 'Artful Dodger', in: The San Diego Union-Tribune, San Diego, 30 January 2005, pp. F1, F3, ill. (cover)
  • 2004
    Zakravsky, Katherina, 'Eine Geste der Fitness', in: Texte zur Kunst, Berlin, vol. 14, no. 54, June 2004, pp. 185-187, ill.
    Vanderbilt, Tom, 'Follow the Crowd', in: Artforum, New York, vol. 42, no. 10, Summer 2004, pp. 71, 74, ill.
    Grzonka, Patricia, '"Dass die Körper sprechen, auch das wissen wir seit langem" in der Generali Foundation Wien', in: Kunst Bulletin, Zurich, 19 March 2004, p. 55, ill.
  • 2003
    Kaizen, William, 'Framed Space: Allan Kaprow and the Spread of Painting', in: Grey Room, New York, no. 13, fall 2003, pp. 80–107, ill.
  • 2002
    Stahl Johannes, 'Allan Kaprow', on:, March 2002
  • 2000
    Sachs, Sid, 'Robert Watts and Allan Kaprow at Wallach Art Gallery, Columbia
    University', in: Art in America, New York, vol. 88, no. 3, March 2000, pp. 134–135, ill.
    Montano, Linda, 'Interview. "Money / Fame: Allan Kaprow."', in: Performance Artists Talking in the Eighties, Berkeley/Los Angeles: University of California Press 2000, pp. 287–292
    Raverty, Dennis, 'Kaprow’s Strategy', in: Art Criticism, New York, vol. 15, no. 2, Fall 2000, pp. 23–33
  • 1999
    Bois, Yves-Alain, 'The Art of Gutai Missing in Action', in: Artforum, New York, vol. 37, no. 9, May 1999, p. 153, ill.
  • 1998
    ___, 'A funny thing formed on the way to the Happening: A conversation with Allan Kaprow', in: Border Crossing, vol. 17, no. 2, May 1998, pp. 34-37
    Kalina, Richard, '"The Hansa Gallery (1952–59) Revisited" at Zabriskie', in: Art in America, New York, vol. 86, no. 3, March 1998, pp. 105-106
    Spring, Justin, 'The Hansa Gallery Revisited. Zabriskie', in: Artforum, New York, vol. 36, no. 7, March 1998, p. 101
  • 1997
    Moorman, Margaret, 'The Hansa Gallery Revisited', in: Art News, New York, vol. 96, no. 11, December 1997, pp. 160, 162, ill.
    Kiphoff, Petra, 'Der Happeningman', in: Die Zeit, Hamburg, 22 August 1997, pp. 42–44
  • 1995
    Smith, Roberta, 'Neo-Dada: Redefining Art, 1958–1962. Review of group exhibition at Equitable Gallery, New York', in: New York Times, New York, 20 February 1995, p. 37
  • 1994
    Welchman, John C., 'The Blurring of Art and Life, by Allan Kaprow', in: Artforum, New York, Summer 1994, pp. 18, 25
    Kelley, Jeff, 'Reinventing His Past', in: Art in America, New York, vol. 82, no. 6, June 1994, pp. 80–83, ill.
    ___, 'Essays on the Blurring of Art & Life by Allan Kaprow', in: Umbrella, vol. 17, no. 1, February 1994
    Brustein, Robert, 'Village Idiots', in: The New Republic, Washington, 31 January 1994, pp. 35-40
  • 1992
    Kontova, Helena, Politi, Giancarlo, 'Allan Kaprow Happens to be an Artist', in: Flash Art International, Milan, vol. 25, no. 162, January–February 1992, pp. 92–95, ill.
    Rubinstein, Meyer Raphael, 'Allan Kaprow at Fondazione Mudima', in: Art in America, New York, vol. 80, no. 4, April 1992, p. 171, ill.
  • 1989
    Heartney, Eleanor, 'Do it again, Allan, Yoko, Barry, Keith...', in: Art + Auction, New York, October 1989, pp. 200-206, ill.
  • 1988
    Morgan, Robert C., 'Allan Kaprow: Precedings', in: Flash Art, Milan, Vol. 198, Summer 1988, p. 198, ill.
    Rosen, Marjorie, 'What’s Happening?', in: Artnews, New York, May 1988, p. 16, ill.
  • 1987
    Kipphoff, Petra, 'Das hohe Fest der Beliebigkeit', in: Die Zeit, Hamburg, no. 26, 19 June 1987, p. 3, ill.
  • 1986
    Daniels, Dieter, 'Allan Kaprow', in: Kunstforum, Ruppichteroth, no. 86, November / December 1986, pp. 287-288, ill.
  • 1984
    Dudar, Helen, 'Gallery Happening Offers Food for Thought', in: The Wall Street Journal, New York, 28 June 1984, p. 26, ill.
  • 1982
    Roth, Moira, 'Performance-art in the 1980s: a turn of events', in: Studio International, New York, vol. 195, no. 995, June 1982, pp. 16–24, ill.
  • 1981
    Blumenthal, Lyn, Horsfield, Kate, 'On Art and Artists: Allan Kaprow. Interview with Allan Kaprow', Chicago: Profile, vol. 1, no. 5, September 1981, pp. 1–18, ill.
    Kipphoff, Petra, 'Allan Kaprow', in: Die Zeit, Hamburg, vol. 36, no. 14, 27 March 1981, p. 78, ill.
  • 1980
    Restany, Pierre, 'Interview with Allan Kaprow on Boredom', in: Domus, Milan, no. 605, April 1980, pp. 3-5
  • 1978
    Roth, Moira, 'Toward a history of California performance: Part two', in: Arts, New York, February 1978, ill.
    Ross, Janice, 'Excursions into behavior', in: Artweek, vol. 9, no. 2, 14 January 1978, p. 57, ill.
  • 1977
    Raynor, Vivien, 'Art: The Legacy Of Hans Hofmann', in: New York Times, New York, 5 January 1977, ill.
  • 1976
    Crary, Jonathan, 'Allan Kaprow’s "Activities"', in: Arts Magazine, New York, vol. 51, no. 1, September 1976, pp. 78-81, ill.
    Ohff, Heinz, 'Happening als Kammermusik. Allan Kaprow in Berlin', in: Der Tagesspiegel, 30 June 1976
    Albrecht, Herbert, 'Bewusstsein soll durch Aktionen geschärft werden', in: Bremer Nachrichten, Bremen, 4 May 1976
    Ballatore, Sandy, 'The ‘Un-Artist’ Observed', in: Artweek, Palo Alto, vol. 7, no. 11, 13 March 1976, ill.
  • 1975
    Melchart, Erwin, '”Mister Happening” kurz in Wien: Kunst als Psycho-Test', in: Kronen-Zeitung-Wien, Vienna, 26 June 1975, ill.
  • 1973
    ___, 'Happenings: Kinder-Kunst in Bochum', in: Spiegel, no. 36, 3 September 1973
    Uhlhorn, Gertraude, 'Neues Kunstgefühl in Kinderschuhen', in: WAZ, no. 199, 29 August 1973, ill.
    ___, 'Cellokonzerte auf dem Fernsehbett. Kinder-Happenings mit Kaprow - Publikum kann Filme drehen', in: WAZ, no. 194, 23 August 1973, p. 41, ill.
  • 1969
    Bourgeois, Jean-Louis, 'Allan Kaprow, John Gibson Gallery. Review of solo exhibition, John Gibson Gallery', in: Artforum, New York, vol. 8, no. 4, December 1969, pp. 71–72
    Benedikt, Michael, 'Portable Environment. Review of Assemblage, Environments and Happenings, by Allan Kaprow', in: Art News, New York, vol. 68, no. 6, October 1969,
    pp. 22, 76
  • 1968
    Kostelanetz, Richard, 'Print-out from the new art', in: The Kenyon Review, issue 3, vol. 30, no. 120, 1968, pp. 413-420
    Solomon, Alan, 'Is There A New Theater?', in: The New York Times, New York, 27 June 1968, p. 12x, ill.
    ___, 'An Evening of Contemporary Art', in: The University of Chicago magazine, Chicago, January 1968, p. 6, ill.
  • 1967
    Rosenberg, Harold, 'The Art World. Museum of the New', in: The New Yorker, New York, 18 November 1967, pp. 225-234
    Haydon, Harold, 'A 1st Look At City’s New Art Museum', in: Chicago Sun Times, Chicago, 21 October 1967, ill.
    Kultermann, Udo, 'Was ist ein Happening? Zu Allan Kaprows Buch "Assemblage, Environments & Happenings"', in: Die Tat, Zurich, vol. 32, no. 201, 26 August 1967, ill.
  • 1966
    Robbins, Eugenia S., 'Performing Art', in: Art in America, New York, vol. 54, no. 4, July–August 1966, pp. 107–111, ill.
  • 1965
    Brown, Gordon, 'What is a ‘Happening’? Interview with Allan Kaprow', in: Art Voices, New York, vol. 4, no. 1, Winter 1965, pp. 46–51
    Geldzahler, Henry, 'Happenings: Theater by Painters', in: Hudson Review, Winter 1965, pp. 581–586
  • 1964
    ___, 'Avant-Garde. Stuffed Bird at 48 Sharp', in: Time, 18 September 1964, ill.
    Rollin, Betty, 'Eat', in: Vogue, 1 April 1964, pp. 124–125
    ___, 'Art in Richmond' in: Times-Dispatch, Richmond, 12 January 1964
    Ellyson, Louise, 'Local Artists Association to Present Exhibition Here', in: Times-Dispatch, Richmond, 26 January 1964
    Longaker, Jon D., '"Hofmann Takes Mystical Bent', in: Times-Dispatch, Richmond, 16 February 1964, p. 4L
  • 1963
    Restany, Pierre, 'Une tentative américaine de synthèse de l’information artistique: les Happenings', in: Domus, Italy, vol. 405, August 1963, pp. 35-42, ill.
    Seckler, Dorothy Gees, 'The Audience is His Medium!, in: Art in America, New York, vol. 51, no. 2, April 1963, pp. 62–67, ill.
    Bridaham, Dorothy, 'The Fine Arts: Outstanding Hans Hofmann Exhibit Visits Denver', in: The Post, Denver, 12 May 1963
    G.W., 'Hans Hofmann Exhibit Now Visiting Denver,' in: Camera, Boulder, 22 May 1963
  • 1962
    Wright, Frank, 'It’s "Happening", But What Is It?', in: Minneapolis Sunday Tribune, Minneapolis, 4 November 4, 1962, ill.
    Campbell, Lawrence, 'Allan Kaprow. Review of solo Environment, Words, Smolin Gallery, New York', in: Art News, New York, vol. 61, no. 6, October 1962, pp. 13–14
    O’Doherty, Brian, 'Art: ‘Environment: Words’ Exploits Law of Chance. Review of solo Environment, Words, Smolin Gallery, New York', in: New York Times, New York, 15 September 1962, p. 22 (City Late Edition), ill.
    F.M., 'Allan Kaprow in his environment', in: The Village Voice, New York, 13 September 1962, ill.
  • 1961
    Hess, Thomas B., 'Collage as an historical method. Review of The Art of Assemblage, Museum of Modern Art, New York', in: Art News, New York, vol. 60, no. 7, November 1961, pp. 31–33, 69-71, ill.
    Kroll, Jack, 'Situations and Environments. Review of exhibition Environments, Situations, Spaces, Martha Jackson Gallery, New York', in: Art News, New York, vol. 60, no. 5, September 1961, p. 16
    Johnston, Jill, '"Happenings": Ingenious Womb', in: The Village Voice, New York, 6 April 1961
  • 1960
    ___, '"Apple Shrine Environment" Is Hung By Kaprow in Judson Church Gallery', in: New Brunswick, 11 December 1960, p. 32
    Petersen, Valerie, 'Allan Kaprow. Review of Apple Shrine, Judson Gallery, New York', in: Art News, New York, vol. 59, no. 8, December 1960, p. 12
    De Bonneval, Diane, 'New School’s "Happenings" Proves To be "Hellzapoppin"-Beatnik Style', in: The Sun, Brooklyn New York World-Telegram, New York, 3 May 1960, ill.
    ___, 'Up-Beats', in: Time, New York, 14 March 1960, p. 80, ill.
    Perishable, 'Here Today... Horrors at the Martha Jackson Gallery ', in: Time, New York, 1960, ill.
  • 1959
    Meyer, Arline J., 'Allan Kaprow. Review of 18 Happenings in 6 Parts, Reuben Gallery, New York', in: Art News, New York, vol. 58, no. 7, November 1959, p. 14
    Livingston, J.H., 'Miscellany: Mr. Kaprow’s 18 Happenings', in: The Village Voice, New York, 7 October 1959
    ___, 'New Talent 1959, Painting', in: Art in America, New York, vol. 47, no. 1, Spring 1959, pp. 58, 95, ill.
    Kramer, Hilton, 'Show at Hansa Gallery. Review of Environment, Hansa Gallery, New York', in: Arts, New York, vol. 33, no. 4, January 1959, p. 50
  • 1958
    Porter, Fairfield, 'Allan Kaprow. Review of Environment, Hansa Gallery, New York' in: Art News, New York, vol. 57, no. 8, December 1958, pp. 11–12
    Tyler, Parker, 'Allan Kaprow. Review of Environment, Hansa Gallery, New York', in: Art News, New York, vol. 57, no. 3, May 1958, p. 14
    Mellow, James R., 'Allan Kaprow. Review of Environment, Hansa Gallery, New York', in: Arts, New York, vol. 32, no. 8, May 1958, p. 61
    ___, 'New Dimensions', in: Newsweek, New York, 31 March 1958
  • 1957
    Young, Vernon, 'Allan Kaprow. Review of solo exhibition, Hansa Gallery, New York', in: Arts, New York, vol. 31, no. 6, March 1957, p. 61
    Sandler, Irving, 'Allan Kaprow. Review of solo exhibition, Hansa Gallery, New York', in: Art News, New York, vol. 55, no. 10, February 1957, p. 10, ill.
  • 1956
    George, Laverne, 'Allan Kaprow. Review of solo exhibition, Bernard-Ganymede Gallery, New York', in: Arts, New York, vol. 30, no. 7, April 1956, p. 54
    Schuyler, James, 'Allan Kaprow. Review of solo exhibition, Bernard-Ganymede Gallery, New York', in: Art News, New York, vol. 55, no. 1, April 1956, p. 54
  • 1955
    Porter, Fairfield, 'Allan Kaprow. Review of solo exhibition, Urban Gallery, New York', in: Art News, New York, vol. 54, no. 3, May 1955, p. 50
  • 1954
    Ashton, Dore, 'Allan Kaprow. Review of solo exhibition, Hansa Gallery, New York', in: Art Digest, New York, vol. 28, no. 14, 15 April 1954, p. 22
    Porter, Fairfield, 'Allan Kaprow. Review of solo exhibition, Hansa Gallery, New York', in: Art News, New York, vol. 53, no. 1, March 1954, p. 46
    ___, 'Dynamic Painting', in: New York Herald Tribune, New York, 18 April 1954
    ___, 'About Art and Artists', in: The New York Times, New York, 17 April 1954
  • 1953
    Geist, Sidney, 'Allan Kaprow. Review of solo exhibition, Hansa Gallery, New York', in: Art
    Digest, New York, vol. 27, no. 16, 15 May 1953, p. 24
    Campbell, Larry, 'Allan Kaprow. Review of solo exhibition, Hansa Gallery, New York', in: Art News, New York, vol. 52, no. 3, May 1953, p. 57
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