Robert Whitman

United States 1935

Performance Art

Robert Whitman
Robert Whitman
United States
May 6, 2013
Alias of Jasmina Sevic, a researcher and author for Widewalls. She graduated from the Faculty of Political Science (Department for Journalism) in Belgrade in 2013.

Robert Whitman is a New York-born performance artist best known for his seminal theater pieces of the early 1960s.

The Happening and Its Influence on Contemporary Art

Why not explore the innovations that the happenings created and learn about its importance for art history? Why did they place importance on actions and chance?

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