Allan Kaprow - Art as life

exhibition

Allan Kaprow Art as life

10/02/2007 - 22/04/2007
Curator: Eva Meyer-Hermann
Artist: Allan Kaprow

The Van Abbemuseum, in association with Haus der Kunst in Munich, is organising the first major solo display in Europe of American artist Allan Kaprow’s work, which will trace his artistic output over the past 50 years. Kaprow, father of  the ‘happening’ and the most famous unknown artist died in April 2006. We are extremely grateful for the fact that the artist was still able to work intensively on the preparations for this exhibition.

The Van Abbemuseum, in association with Haus der Kunst in Munich, is organising the first major solo display in Europe of American artist Allan Kaprow’s work, which will trace his artistic output over the past 50 years. Kaprow, father of  the ‘happening’ and the most famous unknown artist died in April 2006. We are extremely grateful for the fact that the artist was still able to work intensively on the preparations for this exhibition.

The exhibition consists of paintings, drawings, sculptures, objects, collages and assemblages as well as scores, texts, correspondence, books, photographs, videos and reconstructions of earlier works, including the restaging of early performances and happenings. The public can participate in these happenings (). Kaprow’s oeuvre will be shown in conjunction with works and archive material of similar-minded artists.

Exhibition concept:
Eva Meyer-Hermann and Stephanie Rosenthal.

Van Abbemuseum exhibition curator: Eva Meyer-Hermann

 In association with Haus der Kunst, Munich.

The exhibition Allan Kaprow 'Kunst als leven – Art as Life' is a cooperation with Haus der Kunst, Munich, and co-sponsored by the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts. The project has been carried out within the framework of TRANSFORM and with the support of the Culture 2000 programme of the European Union. Visit:
 
   

Partners

  • Culture 2000 program