Artist's book First Edition Soft cover, perfect binding 64 pages 19 x 13 cm Texts in French   New       EUR 10 ORDER

Allan Kaprow, Comment faire un happening, Éditions Form[e]s, 2011

Comment faire un happening est la traduction en français d'une transcription de How to Make a Happening, pièce sonore d'Allan Kaprow réalisée en 1966 en collaboration avec le label Mass Art et diffusée sous la forme d'un 33t par l'éditeur new-yorkais Something Else Press.

Texte devenu célèbre, Comment faire un happening se présente comme un véritable manuel de réalisation de happenings. Cinq photographies accompagnent cette première traduction en français.

Traduction : Gauthier Herrmann 

Monograph First Edition Softcover, no binding 91 pages 43 x 28 cm Texts in English   New       EUR 39 ORDER

Allan Kaprow, Posters, &: nathalie et christophe daviet-thery éditions, 2014

This publication documents Kaprow’s posters, a lesser-known side of his work, produced between 1953 for his first show at the Hansa Gallery, New York and 1996 at Kunsthalle Palazzo, Liestal.
 
Allan Kaprow (1927–2006) was an American artist who is perhaps best known for his work 18 Happenings in 6 Parts that took place at the Reuben Gallery in New York in 1959. In 1958 he wrote an essay, “The Legacy of Jackson Pollock,” that became an essential text for understanding the development of his work and indeed the entire Sixties performance art scene: “Pollock, as I see him, left us at the point where we must become preoccupied with and even dazzled by the space and objects of our everyday life, either our bodies, clothes, rooms, or, if need be, the vastness of Forty-second Street. Not satisfied with the suggestion through paint of our other senses, we shall utilize the specific substances of sight, sound, movements, people, odors, touch.”
 
With texts by Steve Roden & Oscar Tuazon.

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