Cunningham, Allan

Cunningham, Allan,

1784–1842, Scottish author. His collection of The Songs of Scotland, Ancient and Modern (4 vol., 1825) included his own "A Wet Sheet and a Flowing Sea," one of the best-known sea ballads. His six-volume Lives of the Most Eminent British Painters, Sculptors, and Architects appeared from 1829 to 1833.
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By 1952, the creative environment was set for Cage, Cunningham, Allan Kaprow and others to produce what is considered the first "happening," a term coined after the fact when Kaprow presented 18 Happenings in 6 Parts in a New York City loft in 1959.