Allan Kaprow  (American, 1927-2006) 

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Allan Kaprow Biography
1947 - 1948   Hans Hofmann School of Fine Arts, New York. Painting.
1945 - 1949   New York University, New York. BA in Philosophy and Art History.
1949 - 1950   New York University. Credit toward MA in Philosophy.
1950 - 1952   Columbia University, New York. MA in Art History.
1957 - 1952   New School for Social Research, New York. Music Composition with John Cage.
Selected Exhibitions
  Selected Solo Exhibitions:
  2006, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
  2006, Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany
  2005, Allan Kaprow, Hauser & Wirth Züruch, Switzerland
  2002, Happening und Fluxus der 60er und 70er Jahre, Galerie Inge Baecker, Cologne
  1997, Allan Kaprow: Activity-Fotos aus den 60ern und 70ern, Galerie Inge Baecker, Cologne
  1997, Just Doing, Caterina Gualco Gallery, Genoa, Italy
  1997, Just Doing, Fondazione Antonio Ratti, Como, Italy
  1997, Allan Kaprow: Installation, Biblioteca Comunale, Como, Italy
  1997, Photo-Text: Plans of Happenings 1960s–1970s, Archivio Conz, Verona
  1997, Allan Kaprow, Hyde Gallery, Grossmont College, El Cajon, California
  Selected Group Exhibitions
  2005, Art Unlimited, Basel, Switzerland
  2005, Covering the Real: Art and the Press Picture from Warhol to Tillmans, Kunstmuseum Basel, Basel, Switzerland
  2005, Generations of Art – 10 Years at FAR, Fondazione Antonio Ratti, Como, Italy
  2005, Recent Acquisitions from the Athenaeum’s Artist’s Books and Artworks Collection, Athenaeum Music and Arts Library, La Jolla, California
  2005, Marking Time, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions Gallery (LACE), California
  2005, Yoko Ono: Horizontal Memories, Astrup Fearnely Museum for Modern Art, Oslow, Norway
  2004, Attraversare Genova: Percorsi e linguaggi internazionali del contemporaneo. Anni ‘60–’70, Museo d’arte contemporanea di Villa Croce
  2004, Life as Art: Dedicated to Allan Kaprow, Vlepo Gallery, Staten Island, New York
  2004, Topographies, San Francisco Art Institute, California. Traveled to Pasadena Museum of California Art, California
  2004, Topographies, San Francisco Art Institute, California
  2004, That bodies speak has been known for a long time, Generali Foundation, Vienna, Austria
  2003, Intermedia: The Dick Higgins Collection at U.M.B.C, Albin O. Kuhn Library & Gallery, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland
  2003, Work Ethic, Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, Maryland. Traveled to Des Moines Art Center, Iowa and Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, Ohio
  2003, European Art Expo, Dusseldorf, Germany
  2003, A Happening Place, The Gershman Y, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  2003, Collection. Nouvelle presentation, Musée d’Art Contemporain Lyons, France
  2003, Critical Mass: Happenings, Fluxus, Performance, Intermedia and Rutgers University 1958–1972, Mead Art Museum, Amherst, Massachusetts. Traveled to Mason Gross Art Galleries, New Brunswick, New Jersey