Archive for ‘Performance’

November 18, 2014

Matthew Barney on the origins of “DRAWING RESTRAINT”

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November 18, 2014

Yoko Ono – Cut Piece (1965)

January 25, 2013

“Grazing Horses” Canter Into Grand Central Terminal This March

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Over a year ago, the art world was lit up by a mesmerizing gallery show from the artist Nick Cave. For Now at the Mary Boone Gallery in Chelsea featured Cave’s “daring and iconic Soundsuits – hybrid sculptural forms based on the scale of the Artist’s body,” which he called a “psychedelic, functified freak show that is an accumulation of the decades from the perspective of voodoo woo-loo.” Now, in just two months, he’ll have his first public art installation at Grand Central Terminal. more

January 11, 2013

Marcus Coates

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‘…you can’t escape your humanness, but the point of my work has been to explore the degrees to which you can test that boundary and entertain the possibility of becoming something else.’ more

November 14, 2012

Ai Weiwei does Gangnam Style


Chinese dissident activist and artist Ai Weiwei shows off his moves to the worldwide music phenomenon that is Gangnam style. The 55-year-old adds an element of his own when he appears handcuffed to a fellow dancer in one scene.

January 31, 2012

Marcus Coates: Shamanism and anthropomorphism; public art and ‘getting back to nature’

‘Why do cats understand what you say?’ ‘Where does hair go when you go bald?’ ‘How can the city control illegal bicycle parking?’ These are just some of the questions that Marcus Coates has attempted to answer by descending into the ‘lower world’ and consulting the birds and animals that he encounters there. Usually they respond in cryptic clues; uncharacteristic behaviour is what he is looking out for, which he then does his best to interpret for his audience on his return. more…..

December 12, 2011

Guillermo Gómez Peña in Performance

December 12, 2011

Chris Burden : Shoot, 1971

December 12, 2011

Yoko Ono – Cut Piece 1965 – Music Yoko Ono Darkness Georgia Stone

December 12, 2011

Tehching Hsieh – One Year Performance 1980 — 1981 (Time Clock Piece)

February 22, 2011

Aeneas Wilder: Untitled # 88

February 22, 2011

Ulay & Abramović “Rest Energy”, 1980

November 14, 2010

Bruce Nauman – Walking in an Exaggerated Manner…