He invented ‘happenings’: Allan Kaprow
A new gallery exhibition augurs revelations in the early painting and drawing practice of American artist Allan Kaprow (1927-2006). Kaprow’s career as a painter began with his study with Hans Hofmann. He focused on the medium from the mid-1940s through the 1950s. During this period, he immersed himself in New York’s downtown scene and made ...
Tattoo you, Jackson Pollock, on your 100th birthday
Arts writer Mat Gleason walks the walk where the great abstract painter, Jackson Pollock, is concerned. It’s a permanent love story. Gleason, the prime agent provocateur of The Huffington Post arts page, puts it succinctly: “When people ask me who my favorite artist is, I just roll up my sleeve.” Pollock, who died violently in ...