“I’m put off by museums in general; they reek of a holy death which offends my sense of reality. … Moreover, apart from my personal view, most advanced art of the last half-dozen years is, in my view, inappropriate for Museum display. … Museums do more than isolate such work from life, they subtly sanctify it and thus kill it.”*
Statement by Allan Kaprow for the catalogue of his 1967 exhibition at the Pasadena Art Museum, cited in Allan Kaprow – Art as Life, Thames & Hudson 2008. My a-n review of the book is here.