Oral history interview with Allan Kaprow, 1968 Sept. 10

Kaprow, Allan , b. 1927 d. 2006
Painter, Educator, Video artist
Active in Los Angeles, Calif.

Size: Sound recordings, master: 1 sound tape reel (2 hours 30 min.) ; 7 in.
Transcript: 37 p.

Format: Sound quality is poor.

Collection Summary: An interview of Allan Kaprow conducted 1968 Sept. 10, by Dorothy Seckler, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note: Allan Kaprow (1927-2006) was a painter and educator from Pasadena, Calif.

This interview is part of the Archives' Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and others.

Funding for the digital preservation of this interview was provided by a grant from the Save America's Treasures Program of the National Park Service.

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This transcript is in the public domain and may be used without permission. Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Allan Kaprow, 1968 Sept. 10, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Note: This typewritten transcript was scanned and run through optical character recognition software (OCR). However, the resulting OCR text has not been reviewed or edited for accuracy.



This transcript is in the public domain and may be used without permission. Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Allan Kaprow, 1968 Sept. 10, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.