Assemblage, Environments & Happenings
  • critical theory
  • cloth boards without dust jacket
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • black-and-white
  • 31 x 31.5 cm.
  • 343 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Assemblage, Environments & Happenings

[Hardcover Edition]

Allan Kaprow, Jean Follett, Robert Rauschenberg, Gloria Graves, Red Grooms, Robert Whitman, Jackson Pollock, Renee Miller, Martha Edelheit, Jim Dine, Clarence Schmidt, Yayoi Kusama, Claes Oldenburg, George Segal, Ay-o, George Brecht, Robert Watts, Jean Tinguely, Gutai, Sadamasa Motonaga, Akira Kanayama, Shuzo Mukai, Saburo Murakami, Shozo Shimamoto, Kazuo Shiraga, Atsuko Tanaka, Michio Yoshihara, Tsuruko Yamsaki, Jean-Jacques Lebel, Wolf Vostell, Ken Dewey, Milan Knízák

Assemblage, Environments & Happenings

description

Large-scale Allan Kaprow burlap-covered book with text and design by Kaprow. Features Kaprow's theory of the evolution of abstract expressionist painting into Proto-Pop, Neo-Dada, assemblage, environments and Happenings of the early 1960s. Documents works by Kaprow, Jean Follett, Robert Rauschenberg, Gloria Graves, Red Grooms, Robert Whitman, Jackson Pollock, Renee Miller, Martha Edelheit, Jim Dine, Clarence Schmidt, Yayoi Kusama, Claes Oldenburg, George Segal, Ay-o, George Brecht, Robert Watts, Jean Tinguely, Gutai Group [Sadamasa Motonaga, Akira Kanayama, Shuzo Mukai, Saburo Murakami, Shozo Shimamoto, Kazuo Shiraga, Atsuko Tanaka, Michio Yoshihara, Tsuruko Yamsaki], Jean-Jacques Lebel, Wolf Vostell, Ken Dewey, Milan Knízák. Extensive photographs of works and performances by photographers Robert R. McElroy and Peter Moore. A critical volume documenting the precursors of contemporary performance art.

references

"Book as Artwork 1960 / 1972" by Germano Celant. London, United Kingdom : Nigel Greenwood Inc. Ltd., 1972, pp. 62.
"Allan Kaprow : A Bibliography" by Allan Kaprow, Giorgio Maffei. Milano, Italy : Mousse Publishing, 2011, pp. 26 - 29.

related objects

Assemblage, Environments & Happenings [Paperback Edition]
$450.00
Condition:  Very Good. 1.6 cm. tear to burlap covers at bottom edge of spine, sunning and rubbing of covers. Soiling to title page and pages 2 - 3 with light bumping of bottom right corner of endpapers and title page. additional light handling wear to pages and with ink rubbing. Otherwise clean and unmarked. This copy lacking unprinted vinyl dust jacket.
[Object # 39095]

#