Allan Kaprow Bibliography


Melin, Corinne, ‘Alan Kaprow, une traversée’, Paris: L’Harmattan, 2014

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

Abu ElDahab, Mai (ed.), ‘A Fantasy for Allan Kaprow’, Berne: Kunsthalle Bern, 2009
___, ‘Allan Kaprow Yard’, New York: Hauser&Wirth New York, 2009

Meyer-Hermann, Eva, Perchuk, Andrew + [et al.] (eds.), ‘Allan Kaprow. Art as Life’, Los Angeles: Getty Research Institute, 2008

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

Hauser & Wirth Zürich (ed.), ‘Fluids. Allan Kaprow’, Cologne: Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, 2005, ill.

Kelley, Jeff (ed.) ‘Childsplay. The Art of Allan Kaprow’, Berkeley/Los Angeles: University of California Press Ltd., 2004

Ursprung, Philip, ‘Grenzen der Kunst. Allan Kaprow und das Happening. Robert Smithson und die Land Art’, Munich: Verlag Silke Schreiber, 2003

Ursprung, Philip, ‘Performing Architecture: Allan Kaprow’s Happening in the 1960s’, Basel: Museum of Architecture, 1999

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

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.)

Kaprow, Allan, Fondazione Mudima, Studio Morra (eds.), ’7 Environments. Allan Kaprow’, Milan, 1992, ill.

___, ‘Allan Kaprow’, Pasadena: Pasadena Art Museum, 1967 (exh. cat.)

Artist’s Books & Writings

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

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

Kaprow, Allan, ‘The Meaning of Life’, in: Artforum 28, New York, no. 10, Summer 1990, pp. 144-149

Kaprow, Allan, ‘Allan Kaprow: An Unpleasant Interview of Kaprow by Allan’, in: Die Zeit, Hamburg, special project, 20-27 March 1981

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)

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

Kaprow, Allan, ‘The Education of the Un-Artist, Part II’, in: Art News 71, New York, no. 3, May 1972, pp. 34-39

Kaprow, Allan, ‘The Education of the Un-Artist, Part I’, in: Art News 69, New York, no. 10, February 1971, pp. 28-31

Kaprow, Allan, ‘Days off: A Calendar of Happenings’, New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1970

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

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

Kaprow, Allan, ‘The Legacy of Jackson Pollock’, in: Art News 57, New York, no. 6, October 1958, pp. 24-26, 55-57


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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 XIXXXI 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.

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 (

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.

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

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

Bishop, Claire (ed.), ‘Participation’, London: Whitechapel/The MIT Press 2006, pp. 102-104

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.

Engelbach, Barbara, ‘Zwischen Body Art und Videokunst: Körper und Video in der Aktionskunst um 1970’ [PhD diss.], Hamburg: Universität Hamburg, 2001

Meyer-Büser, Susanne, ‘Vom Verschwinden im Raum-begehbare Collagen von Schwitters bis heute’, in: ‘Merz’, Ostfildern-Ruit: Hatje Canz Verlag, pp. 275, 309, ill.

Goldberg, RoseLee, ‘Peformance: Live Art Since 1960’, New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1998

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)

Kirby, Michael, ‘Allan Kaprow’s “Eat”’, in: Sandford, Mariellen R. (ed.), ‘Happenings and Other Acts’, London/New York: Routledge, 1995, pp. 48–50, ill.

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.)

Kelley, Jeff (ed.), ‘Essays on the Blurring of Art and Life’, Berkeley/Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1993 (exh. cat.)

Kurtz, Bruce D., ‘Contemporary Art. 1965-1990’, Englewood Cliffs: Prentice Hall

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.)

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.

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

Nationalgalerie Berlin (ed.), ‘Kunst wird Material’, Berlin: Nationalgalerie Berlin, 1982

Weitemeier, Hanna (ed), ‘Schwarz’, Dusseldorf: Städtische Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, 1981

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

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

Henri, Adrian, ‘Environments and Happenings’, London: New Directions and World of Art Library, 1974

Ohff, Heinz, ‘Anti-Kunst’, Dusseldorf: Droste Verlag, 1973

Cologneischer Kunstverein (ed.), ‘happening & fluxus’, Cologne: Kölnischer Kunstverein, 1970 (exh. cat.)

Kirby, Michael, ‘Happenings’, New York: E. P. Dutton, 1965


Levine, Debra, ‘He invented ‘happenings’: Allan Kaprow at Hauser & Wirth’, on:, New York, 15 January 2018

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.

___, ‘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.

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.

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.

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.

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

___, ‘Fluxus’, in: Artnews, New York, December 2011, p. 108
Buhr, E., ‘Raus ins Leben’, Monopol Kompakt, Berlin, pp. 28-30 ill.

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

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.
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Budick, Ariellla, ‘Rules of abstraction’, in: Financial Times, London, 10 May 2008, p. 12
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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.

Melchart, Erwin, ‘”Mister Happening” kurz in Wien: Kunst als Psycho-Test’, in: Kronen-Zeitung-Wien, Vienna, 26 June 1975, ill.

___, ‘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.

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
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pp. 22, 76

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.

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.
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Robbins, Eugenia S., ‘Performing Art’, in: Art in America, New York, vol. 54, no. 4, July–August 1966, pp. 107–111, ill.

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

___, ‘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

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.
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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
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F.M., ‘Allan Kaprow in his environment’, in: The Village Voice, New York, 13 September 1962, ill.

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

___, ‘“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.

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
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___, ‘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

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
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___, ‘New Dimensions’, in: Newsweek, New York, 31 March 1958

Young, Vernon, ‘Allan Kaprow. Review of solo exhibition, Hansa Gallery, New York’, in: Arts, New York, vol. 31, no. 6, March 1957, p. 61
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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
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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
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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

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
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