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Radical Prototypes

Allan Kaprow and the Invention of Happenings

Radical Prototypes( )
Author: Rodenbeck, Judith F.
Publication Date:Sep 2011
Publisher:MIT Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $37.00
Book Description:

An examination of an experiential and experimental art form that, despite its evanescence, has shaped participatory art into the present.

"Happenings" have pop connotations that conjure up 1960s youth culture and hippies in public, joyful rebellion. Scholars, meanwhile, locate happenings in a genealogy of avant-garde performance that descends from futurism, surrealism, and Dada through the action painting of the 1950s. In Radical Prototypes, Judith Rodenbeck argues for...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Art / Conceptual
Art / Criticism & Theory
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):7.02 x 9.165 x 0.836 Inches
Book Weight:1.813 Pounds

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