Allan Kaprow, Robert Smithson, and the Limits to Art

Allan Kaprow, Robert Smithson, and the Limits to Art

Philip Ursprung


This leading edge examine of 2 of an important artists of the 20th century hyperlinks the paintings practices of Allan Kaprow and Robert Smithson of their makes an attempt to check the bounds of art--both what it's and the place it truly is. Ursprung presents a worldly but available research, putting the 2 artists firmly within the artwork global of the Nineteen Sixties in addition to within the paintings ancient discourse of the subsequent many years. even though their practices have been really various, they either prolonged the studio and gallery into wasteland landscapes, deserted warehouses, commercial websites, teach stations, and different areas. Ursprung bolsters his argument with enormous archival study and sociological and financial types of enlargement and limits.

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