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Allan Kaprow  1927-2006, US

Rank (2014): 442 – 

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Performance, Happening
Fluxus, Neo-Dada

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USA 49
Germany 47
France 16
Italy 10
Austria 10

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Artist Rank
Joseph Beuys  4 56
Wolf Vostell  255 47
John Cage  107 45
George Brecht  585 45
Andy Warhol  1 43

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  Galerie Inge Baecker, Germany 13
  Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, France 4
  Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, USA 4
  Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Spain 4

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1927 Born in Atlantic City, NJ (US)

5.4.2006 Died in Encinitas, CA (US)

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 190  Please report missing Information

until 15.2.2015
   Reines Wasser - Die Kostbarste Ressource Der Welt - Lentos Kunstmuseum Linz, Linz Send message

until 16.12.
   Art as a Verb - MUMA - Monash University Museum of Art, Melbourne, VIC Send message


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   Allan Kaprow: Yard 1961/2014 - The Hepworth Wakefield, Wakefield, West Yorkshire

   Allan Kaprow: How To Make A Happening - Institute of Contemporary Art at Main College of Art, Portland, ME
   Allan Kaprow - Yard, 1961 / 2013 - CAPC - Musée d'art contemporain, Bordeaux

   Allan Kaprow - Christophe Daviet-Thery, Paris
   Allan Kaprow - NBK - Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin

   How To Make a Happening - Maccarone Gallery, New York City, NY
   Allan Kaprow - Art as life - The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, CA

Description  Allan Kaprow in Italia - Villa Croce Museo d´Arte Contemporanea, Genoa
   Allan Kaprow, 18 Happenings in 6 Parts (Re-doing) - - Deitch Studios, New York City, NY (closed, 2010)
   Allan Kaprow - Art as Life - Kunsthalle Bern, Bern
   Allan Kaprow - Kunst als leven – Art as Life - Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven

   Allan Kaprow - Kunst als Leben - Haus der Kunst München, Munich

   A Short History of Performance-Pt III - Whitechapel Art Gallery, London
  Hubertus ExhibitionsAllan Kaprow - Hubertus Exhibitions, Zurich Send message

   Allan Kaprow - Activity-Fotos aus den 60ern und 70ern - Galerie Inge Baecker, Bad Münstereifel

   Just doing - Soltanto fare. Workshop di Allan Kaprow - Villa Croce Museo d´Arte Contemporanea, Genoa

   Allan Kaprow: Reinventions - University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City, IA

   Allan Kaprow - Galerie Inge Baecker, Bad Münstereifel

   Frühe Arbeiten - Galerie Inge Baecker, Bad Münstereifel

   Push and Pull - Galerie Inge Baecker, Bad Münstereifel
   Frames of Mind - Galerie Inge Baecker, Bad Münstereifel

   Seven Kinds of Sympathy - Galerie Inge Baecker, Bad Münstereifel
   Durations - Galerie Inge Baecker, Bad Münstereifel
   Allan Kaprow - Frühe Arbeiten 1954-1957, - Galerie nächst St. Stephan - Rosemarie Schwarzwälder, Vienna

   Raritäten - Galerie Inge Baecker, Bad Münstereifel

   City Works (Activity) - Galerie Inge Baecker, Bad Münstereifel


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   Mappenwerke & Sondereditionen - Galerie Kunst & Handel, Vienna
   do it Moscow - Garage Center for Contemporary Culture - GCCC, Moscow
   Siehe was dich sieht - Franz Graf (group show) - 21er Haus, Vienna

   State of Mind: New California Art Circa 1970 - Smart Museum of Art, Chicago, IL
   B.A.B.E - The Best Artists Books and Editors - Immanence, espace d'art contemporain, Paris
Description  State of Mind: New California Art circa 1970 - Bronx Museum of the Arts (BxMA), New York City, NY
   In Deed - Contemporary Art Centre (CAC), Vilnius
   Inseldasein (Being an Island) - daadgalerie, Berlin
   Everything Loose Will Land - MAK Center for Art and Architecture, West Hollywood, CA
   Cultural Hijack - AA Gallery - AA School of Architecture, London
   Video Vintage 1963-1983 - Beirut Art Center, Beirut
   Le CAPC a 40 ans - CAPC - Musée d'art contemporain, Bordeaux
   ideas - Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, East Logan, UT
Description and image  In Deed: Certificates of Authenticity in Art - Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC

   Cartografías contemporáneas - CaixaForum Barcelona, Barcelona
   Cartografías contemporáneas. Dibujando el pensamiento - CaixaForum Madrid, Madrid
   ¡Explosión! El legado de Jackson Pollock - Fundación Joan Miró, Barcelona
   Ourselves - ACCA - Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, VIC
   Leben Mit Pop! - Museum der bildenden Künste Leipzig, Leipzig
   30th São Paulo Biennial - Bienal de Sao Paulo, São Paulo
   Inge Baecker Bochum - Fluxus Ruhrgebiet - Kunstmuseum Bochum, Bochum
   Explosion! - Painting in Action - Moderna Museet, Stockholm
   Addio Anni 70 - Palazzo Reale, Milan
   On The Road To Fluxus - Galerie Schüppenhauer, Cologne
   Palabras, imágenes y otros textos (Parole, immagini e altri testi) - MAMBA - Museo de Arte Moderno de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires
   Happenings: New York, 1958–1963 - The Pace Gallery - 534 West 25th Street, New York City, NY
Description  Vidéo Vintage 1963-1983 - Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris
   John Cage - A Centennial Celebration With Friends - Carl Solway Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
   Mit sofortiger Wirkung - künstlerische Eingriffe in den Alltag - Kunsthalle wien project space karlsplatz, Vienna

Description  Dance Your Life - Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris
   In DeedCerificates of Authenticity in Art - Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, Venice
Description and image  Under the Big Black Sun: California Art 1974-1981 - The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, CA
   In Deed: Certificates of Authenticity in Art - De Vleeshal, Middelburg
Description  Car Fetish. I drive, therefore I am. - Museum Tinguely, Basel
   Chambres sourdes - cneai =, Chatou

   Move: Choreographing You - Hayward Gallery, London
   Artpark: 1974-1984 - UB Art Galleries - University of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
   Ear to the Page - The Center for Book Arts , New York City, NY
   Recipes For An Encounter - Dorsky Gallery Curatorial Programs (DGCP), New York City, NY
   Aires de jeux : la Police ou les corsaires - Centre d’art contemporain de Quimper - le Quartier, Quimper
   Ecce Homo Ludens - Musée Régional D'Art Contemporain Languedoc-Roussillon, Sérignan
   Nuevos Realismos: 1957-62. Estrategias del objeto, entre readymade y espectáculo - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid
Description  Starter Works from the Vehbi Koç Foundation Contemporary Art Collection - ARTER - space for art, Istanbul
   Works from the Gallery Collection - Carl Solway Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
   Portrait De L’Ártiste En Motocycliste, Le Magasin Cnac, Grenoble - Musée des beaux-arts La Chaux-de-Fonds, La Chaux-de-Fonds
   Portrait de l’artiste en motocycliste - Musée des beaux-arts de La Chaux-de-Fonds, Neuchâtel
Description and image  Le Rêve - Der Traum - Motiv und Metapher - Kunstmuseum Bochum, Bochum
Description and image  Quartet–Four Biennials Reflected in Prints - International Centre of Graphic Arts (MGLC), Ljubljana
Description and image Museet for SamtidskunstGestures - Performance and Sound Art - Museet for Samtidskunst, Roskilde Send message

Description and image  MOCA´s First Thirty Years - MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
Description  Cage and Cunningham: Chance, Time, and Concept in the Visual Arts - MMoCA - The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI
Description and image  Portrait de l’artiste en motocycliste - MAGASIN-Centre National d’art Contemporain de Grenoble, Grenoble
   Die Kunst ist super! - Hamburger Bahnhof - Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin
   Schönes Wetter heute, n'est-ce pas, Henning? - 44 Moen, Askeby
Description and image  There Goes the Neighbourhood - Performance Space, Sydney, NSW
   In The Making... - Werke aus den Sammlungen - Hamburger Bahnhof - Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin
   Fantasy for Allan Kaprow - Contemporary Image Collective - CIC, Cairo
   Kunst und Öffentlichkeit. 40 Jahre Neuer Berliner Kunstverein - NBK - Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin
   Spazio Libro d’Artista - Palazzo Manganelli , Catania, CT
Description and image  Action/Abstraction: Pollock, de Kooning, and American Art, 1940–1976 - Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
Description and image  The Third Mind: American Artists Contemplate Asia: 1860-1989 - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York City, NY
   Gemälde, Skulpturen und Arbeiten auf Papier - Galerie Florian Walch, Munich
   Editions - - SolwayJones, Los Angeles, CA (closed, 2010)

   The Cover of a Book is the Beginning of a Journey - Arnolfini, Bristol
Description  The Art of Participation: 1950 to Now - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
Description  Action/Abstraction - Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO
Description and image  PERFORMING THE CITY - Kunst Aktionismus im Stadt Raum 60er und 70er Jahre - Lothringer13 - Städtische Kunsthalle München, Munich
   Now Jump - Nam June Paik Art Center, Yongin-si
   History Repeats Itself - - M3 - Galerie Gianluca Ranzi , Antwerp (closed)
   art/tapes/22 - UAM - University Art Museum, Long Beach, CA
   My Favourite Things Vol.1 - Fotografisk Center, Copenhagen
Description and image  Action/Abstraction: Pollock, de Kooning, and American Art, 1940-1976 - The Jewish Museum of New York, New York City, NY
   Ad Absurdum - MARTa Herford, Herford
Description and image  Die Hände der Kunst - MARTa Herford, Herford
   You & Me, Sometimes... - Lehmann Maupin, New York City, NY
Description and image  Paul McCarthy´s Low Life Slow Life: Part 1 - CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA
   Person Of The Crowd: The Contemporary Art Of Flânerie - Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY
   Art Metropole: The Top 100 - MSVU Art Gallery, Halifax, NS

Description and image  Performa 07 - The Second Biennial of New Visual Art Performance - Performa, New York City, NY
   Weltempfänger - 10 Jahre Galerie der Gegenwart - Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg
   Live Art on Camera - John Hansard Gallery, Southampton
   Die zweite Avantgarde - Stiftung Moritzburg - Kunstmuseum des Landes Sachsen-Anhalt, Halle, Saale
   The Happiness of Objects - SculptureCenter, New York City, NY
   Ateliers - L'artistes et ses lieux de création - Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris
   Secuencias - 1976-2006. Arte contemporáneo en las colecciones públicas de Extremadura - Museo Extremeño e Iberoamericano de Arte Contemporáneo MEIAC, Badajoz

Description  Konzept. Aktion. Sprache - Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig - MUMOK , Vienna
   Primera generación. Arte e imagen en movimiento, 1963-1986 - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid
   47th October Salon - Oktobarski Salon / October Salon, Belgrade
Description and image Lehmbruck MuseumWas ist Plastik? 100 Jahre - 100 Köpfe- Das Jahrhundert moderner Skulptur - Lehmbruck Museum, Duisburg Send message
   Politische Wahrheiten - Heidelberger Kunstverein, Heidelberg
   Made in USA - Galerie de multiples - GDM, Paris
   Los Angeles 1955-1985 The birth of an art capital - Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris
   The Backroom: Sf - SF Camerawork, San Francisco, CA
   the backroom - - New Langton Arts, San Francisco, CA (closed, 2009)

   De la comtesse De Castiglione à Cindy Sherman - Galerie de France, Paris
   Fluxus und Freunde - Kunstmuseum Kloster unserer lieben Frauen Magdeburg, Magdeburg
   Les Grands Spectacles - 120 Jahre Kunst und Massenkultur - Museum der Moderne Salzburg Mönchsberg, Salzburg
   Les Grands Spectacles. 120 Jahre Kunst und Massenkultur - Museum der Moderne - MdM Mönchsberg, Salzburg
Description and image  Covering the Real - Kunst und Pressebild, von Warhol bis Tillmans - Kunstmuseum Basel, Basel
   Generation of Art - 10 anni di FAR - Fondazione Antonio Ratti, Como
Description  Marking Time - LACE - Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA

   Attraversare Genova - Percorsi e linguaggi internazionali del contemporaneo - Palazzo Ducale, Genoa
Description and image  Attraversare Genova. Percorsi e linguaggi internazionali del contemporaneo. - Villa Croce Museo d´Arte Contemporanea, Genoa
   Topographies - Pasadena Museum of California Art- PMCA, Pasadena, CA
Description  Pop Classics - ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Aarhus
Description and image Lehmbruck MuseumPOP CARS. Amerika – Europa - Lehmbruck Museum, Duisburg Send message
   Topographies - Walter and McBean Galleries at San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
   Dass die Körper sprechen, auch das wissen wir seit langem. - - Generali Foundation, Vienna (closed, 2014)

Description and image  Berlin-Moskau Moskau-Berlin 1950-2000 - Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin
   European Art Expo 2003 Fotografie - - European Art Expo, Dusseldorf (closed)
   Critical Mass: Happenings, Fluxus, Performance, Intermedia and Rutgers University - Mead Art Museum, Amherst, MA

   OUT OF PRINT/ EDIÇÃO ESGOTADA - Museu Serralves - Museu de Arte Contemporânea, Porto
   Happening und Fluxus der 60er und 70er Jahre - Galerie Inge Baecker, Bad Münstereifel
   Passenger - The Viewer as Participant - Astrup Fearnley Museet for Moderne Kunst, Oslo

Description  Hypermental - Wahnhafte Wirklichkeit 1950 - 2000 - Von Salvador Dali bis Jeff K - Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg
   Acchrochage - Galerie Inge Baecker, Bad Münstereifel

Description and image  Hypermental - Wahnhafte Wirklichkeit 1955 - 2000 von Salvador Dalí bis Jeff Koon - Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich
Description  Made in California: Art, Image, and Identity, 1900-2000 - Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
Description and image  Aller Anfang ist MERZ - Von Kurt Schwitters bis heute - Sprengel Museum Hannover, Hannover
Description and image  Over The Edges - SMAK Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Ghent

   Experiments in the Everyday: Allan Kaprow and Robert Watts—Events, Objects, Documents - Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery - Columbia University, New York City, NY
Description  Chronos and Kairos, die Zeit in der zeitgenössischen Kunst - Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel
   out of actions - Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo (MOT), Tokyo
   "Fluxus in Amerika" - - Galerie Vostell, Berlin (closed, 2005)

   Arte y acción - Museu d´Art Contemporani de Barcelona - MACBA, Barcelona
   Poèmes à petite vitesse - Musée d'Art Contemporain Lyon, Lyon
   out of actions - Aktionismus, Body Art & Performances 1949-1979 - Museum für angewandte Kunst (MAK), Vienna
   The '60s in the Seventies - Ubu Gallery, New York City, NY
Description  Experiments in the Everyday - Allan Kaprow and Robert Watts - Events, Objects, D - MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, MA
   Do It - Surrey Art Gallery, Surrey, BC
   Fluxus und Happening der 60er und 70er Jahre - Galerie Inge Baecker, Bad Münstereifel
Description  Out of Actions: Between Performance and the Object, 1949-1979 - The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, CA
   zeitgenössische Kunst aus den USA: Happening + Fluxus Eröffnung am 29.01.99, 1 - - Galerie Vostell, Berlin (closed, 2005)

   Un Bel Ete - Casino Luxembourg - Forum d'art contemporain, Luxembourg
   Action/Performance & the Photograph - MSVU Art Gallery, Halifax, NS

   Beat Culture and the New America: 1950-1965 - Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN

   Album: The photographic collection of Museum Boijmans-van Beuningen Rotterdam - Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam
   Neo-Dada: Redefining Art 1958–1962 - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX

   Sampler - Studio Guenzani, Milan
   2e Biennale de Lyon - et tous ils changent le monde - La Biennale de Lyon, Lyon

   Arte Pop - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid
   Zufall als Prinzip , Spielwlt, Methode und System in der Kunst des 20.Jahrhund. - Wilhelm Hack Museum, Ludwigshafen

  Museet for SamtidskunstLydbilleder I - Museet for Samtidskunst, Roskilde Send message
   Word As Image: American Art 1960–1990 - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX

   Broken Music - Musée d´art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, QC
   XLIV. Esposizione Biennale Internazionale d'Arte della Città di Venezia - La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
   8th Biennale of Sydney 1990 - The Readymade Boomerang - Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, NSW

   documenta 8 - Documenta, Kassel

   Procesos: cultura y nuevas tecnologías - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid

   1 cent life - Musée d´art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, QC

   Kunst wird Material - Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin

   Le disque, médium artistique : du futurisme à l'art conceptuel - Musée d´art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, QC
   The Book of the Arts of Artists' Books - Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, Tehran

   documenta 6 - Documenta, Kassel

   Druckgrafik von Künstlern der USA nach 1945 - Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Kiel
   New York in Europa - Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin
   Galileo Galilei - Galerie Inge Baecker, Bad Münstereifel

   Multiples. Ein Versuch, die Entwicklung des Auflagenobjekts darzustellen - NBK - Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin

   Drawing and Performance, E.A.T SHOW AT U.S.C. - USC Fisher Museum - University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

   Two Happening Concepts: Allan Kaprow and Wolf Vostell - Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL
   Two Happening Concepts: Allan Kaprow and Wolf Vostell - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX

   Out of the Ordinary - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX


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 Galerie de multiples - GDM, Paris


 Galerie Inge Baecker, Bad Münstereifel


 Galerie A, Amsterdam

United Kingdom

www.hauserwirth.comHauser & Wirth, London eMail


www.hauserwirth.comHauser & Wirth New York, 69th Street, New York City, NY eMail


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 Queensland Art Gallery / Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, QLD


 Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig - MUMOK , Vienna


Museet for Samtidskunst / Museum of Contemporary ArtMuseet for Samtidskunst / Museum of Contemporary Art, Roskilde  eMail


 Musée d'Art Contemporain Lyon, Lyon


 Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn
Lehmbruck MuseumLehmbruck Museum, Duisburg  eMail
 Städtisches Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach


 Museo Vostell Malpartida, Malpartida de Cáceres


 Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur


 MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
 MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY


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