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Oral history interview with Allan Kaprow, 1968 Sept. 10

Kaprow, Allan, 1927-2006

Painter, Video artist, Educator


Collection Information

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

Format: Sound quality is poor.

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.

Language Note

English .


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.

How to Use This Collection

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Allan Kaprow, 1968 Sept. 10. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.