Allan Kaprow

1927 - 2006

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Allan Kaprow (August 23, 1927 – April 5, 2006) was an American painter, assemblagist and a pioneer in establishing the concepts of performance art. He helped to develop the "Environment" and "Happening" in the late 1950s and 1960s, as well as their theory. His Happenings — some 200 of them — evolved over the years. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Allan Kaprow has received more than 219,055 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Allan Kaprow is the 545th most popular painter (up from 645th in 2019), the 1,814th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,011th in 2019) and the 20th most popular American Painter.

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Among painters, Allan Kaprow ranks 545 out of 1,428Before him are Alexander Andreyevich Ivanov, Moïse Kisling, Paris Bordone, Hans Holbein the Elder, André Lhote, and Pierre Alechinsky. After him are Jules Breton, Giovanni Battista Moroni, Théodore Chassériau, Philips Wouwerman, Juan de Flandes, and Pierre-Paul Prud'hon.

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Among people born in 1927, Allan Kaprow ranks 93Before him are Jean-Claude Pascal, Eartha Kitt, Gabdulkhay Akhatov, Thomas Luckmann, Hamed Karoui, and Pierre Alechinsky. After him are Eduardo Martínez Somalo, R. D. Laing, Éva Székely, Alfredo Kraus, Andy Williams, and Ken Russell. Among people deceased in 2006, Allan Kaprow ranks 71Before him are Lee Jong-wook, Tāufaʻāhau Tupou IV, Paul Marcinkus, Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Reinhart Koselleck, and Shamil Basayev. After him are Hassan Gouled Aptidon, Jane Jacobs, James Van Allen, Dürrüşehvar Sultan, Pierre Clostermann, and Jack Warden.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Allan Kaprow ranks 1,814 out of 15,968Before him are DJ Khaled (1975), Jim Garrison (1921), Kanye West (1977), Christina Aguilera (1980), Philip José Farmer (1918), and Leonard Bloomfield (1887). After him are Andy Kaufman (1949), Robert Benton (1932), William F. Sharpe (1934), John Harvey Kellogg (1852), Wolfgang Kapp (1858), and Michael Dudikoff (1954).

Among PAINTERS In United States

Among painters born in United States, Allan Kaprow ranks 20Before him are Bob Ross (1942), Sol LeWitt (1928), Frederic Edwin Church (1826), Cy Twombly (1928), Julian Schnabel (1951), and Richard Serra (1939). After him are Frank Stella (1936), Andrew Wyeth (1917), Thomas Eakins (1844), Lee Krasner (1908), Carl Andre (1935), and Bruce Nauman (1941).