Thoughts for June
Allan Kaprow organised a Happening on Segal's farm, near the sea, on a beach, at the end of the day. Men and women no one pays attention to: they are looking at the wind playing in the plants, on the surface of the sea: there is no better performance than the moment one is living in, nor a more beautiful dialogue than a conversation with friends. Isn't this, in fact, the abandonment of artificial or theatrical speech to realise what is real and what belongs to everyday life. Art becomes secondary. Finally.
Allain Jouffroy, J. J. Leveque: The Crisis of Content in Today's Art, Aujourd'hui april 1964.