Allan Kaprow Famous Quotes & Sayings

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13 Allan Kaprow Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

Allan Kaprow Sayings: A walk down 14th street is more amazing than any masterpiece of art. A walk down 14th street is more amazing than any masterpiece of art.
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Allan Kaprow Sayings: The line between art and life should be kept as fluid, and perhaps indistinct, as The line between art and life should be kept as fluid, and perhaps indistinct, as possible.
Allan Kaprow Sayings: The young artist ... will discover out of ordinary things the meaning of ordinariness. He The young artist ... will discover out of ordinary things the meaning of ordinariness. He will not try to make them extraordinary. Only their real meaning will be stated.
Allan Kaprow Sayings: This everyday world affects the way art is created as much as it conditions its This everyday world affects the way art is created as much as it conditions its response.
Allan Kaprow Sayings: Some of us will probably become famous. It will be an ironic fame fashioned largely Some of us will probably become famous. It will be an ironic fame fashioned largely by those who have never seen our work.
Allan Kaprow Sayings: Doing life consciously was a compelling notion to me. Doing life consciously was a compelling notion to me.
Allan Kaprow Sayings: Artist refers to a person, willfully enmeshed in a dilemma of categories, who performs as Artist refers to a person, willfully enmeshed in a dilemma of categories, who performs as if none of them existed.
Allan Kaprow Sayings: Objects of every sort are materials for the new art: paint, food, chairs, electric and Objects of every sort are materials for the new art: paint, food, chairs, electric and neon lights, smoke, water, old socks, a dog, movies, a thousand other things which will be discovered by the present generation of artists ...
Allan Kaprow Sayings: Our advanced art approaches a fragile but marvelous life, one that maintains itself by a Our advanced art approaches a fragile but marvelous life, one that maintains itself by a mere thread, melting into an elusive, changeable configuration, the surroundings, the artist, his work and everyone who comes to it.
Allan Kaprow Sayings: I am not so sure whether what we do now is art or something not I am not so sure whether what we do now is art or something not quite art. If I call it art, it is because I wish to avoid the endless arguments some other name would bring forth.
Allan Kaprow Sayings: The young artist of today need no longer say 'I am a painter,' or 'a The young artist of today need no longer say 'I am a painter,' or 'a poet,' or 'a dancer.' He is simply an 'artist.' All of life will be open to him.
Allan Kaprow Sayings: In this context of achievement-and-death, artist who make Happenings are living out the purest melodrama. In this context of achievement-and-death, artist who make Happenings are living out the purest melodrama. Their activity embodies the myth of nonsuccess, for Happenings cannot be sold and taken home; they can only be supported ...
Allan Kaprow Sayings: ...it's not what artists touch that counts most. It's what they don't touch. ...it's not what artists touch that counts most. It's what they don't touch.