Anthology of scores, scripts, instructions, diagrams and documentation of art works that are meant to be heard.
Proposes that performance is not a genre of art separate from object making but rather an attitude that has infiltrated the entire terrain of contemporary art.
The first of its kind in English, this book is more than a city guide to Hong Kong through the medium of film; it is a unique exploration of the relationship between location and place and genre innovations in Hong Kong cinema.
Named after her renowned exhibition at London's Lisson gallery in 1967, this volume features Ono's most important works. It also includes photographs of Ono surrounded by her art, her billboards, “instructions,” letters, invitations to her performances, and exhibition posters.
Published on the occasion of exhibitions at Schirn Kunstahlle Frankfurt (February-May 2013), Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek (June-September 2013) and Guggenheim Museum Bilbao (March-September 2014)
Written by The People Show’s longest standing and original member, the publication chronicles a very other, non-mainstream way of making art, of living and breathing this art and all that it stands for, during the course of 50 years.
Documentary about the gender-bending San Francisco performance group who became a pop culture phenomenon in the early 1970s. Includes deleted scenes, interview with directors and a booklet with Damon Wise film notes.
A reading of Curtis' wedding performances and his persona.
A dark and ribald physical commentary on cultural mores, forays and sexual taboos. Aggiss places herself centre stage in this solo performance in a vociferously moving and disorientating display of contradictions and interpretations, on girls, ladies, women, mummys, mothers, bitches and dogs, pensioners and senior citizens.
This paper focuses on the Midland Group Gallery in order to make a case for the consideration of the geographies of art galleries, highlight the importance of galleries in the context of cultural geographies of the sixties, and discuss the role of provinciality in the operation of art worlds.
In misc folder 5A.
An analysis of Araeen's performance Paki Bastard (Portrait of the Artist as a Black Person) and journal Black Phoenix.
Found in miscellaneous article folder #5A
This item is part of the 'Glimpses of before: 1970s UK Performance Art' Study Room Guide by Helena Goldwater (P2497)
This book brings to light the historical significance of five women artists – Yoko Ono, Yayoi Kusama, Takako Saito, Mieko Shiomi, and Shigeko Kubota, who were among the first Japanese women to leave their country – and its male-dominated, conservative art world – to explore the artistic possibilities in New York.
Generally recognized as the most comprehensive and accurately translated collection of situationist writings in English, this book presents a rich variety of articles, leaflets, graffiti and internal documents, ranging from early experiments in “psychogeography” to lucid analyses of the Watts riot, the Vietnam War, the Prague Spring, the Chinese Cultural Revolution and other crises and upheavals of the sixties.
A revised and expanded version of a special issue of the journal October (Winter 1997) that was devoted to the work of the Situationist International (SI). The first section of the issue contained previously unpublished critical texts, and the second section contained translations of primary texts that had previously been unavailable in English.
Rodenbeck offers a rigorous art historical reading of Kaprow's project and related artworks. She finds that these experiential and experimental works offered not a happy communalism but a strong and canny critique of contemporary sociality. Happenings, she argues, were far more ambivalent, negative, and even creepy than they have been portrayed, either in contemporaneous accounts or in more recent efforts to connect them to contemporary art's participatory strategies.
This companion book to the exhibition of the same name investigates California’s vital contributions to Conceptual art—in particular, work that emerged in the late 1960s among scattered groups of young artists.
The book exposes the activity of the OHO Group (1966-1971) and of the movement OHO-Catalogue (1966-1970) in the context of Slovene national culture, Yugoslavian socialistic culture and international youth culture of the late 1960s and early 1970s.
How 1960s African American artists and many of their sympathetic peers addressed the struggle for racial justice in powerful works of art is examined across a pivotal decade.
Vito Acconci began his career as a poet: this book showcases the artist's early experimental writing work, much of which remains unknown. Edited by Craig Dworkin.
DVD featuring documentation of Allan Kaprow’s happenings in the 1960s.
Detailed critical analysis of the work of Jack Smith from the early 1960s until his AIDS-related death in 1989.
Amsterdam readings on the Arts and Arts Education. Drawing on contemporary practice and scholarship in the fields of dance, performance and installation art, theatre/archaeology, ethnography, holistic bodywork and the history of medicine, the collection provides insights into the body as a problematic site of performance and suggests a ‘new authenticity’ which equates both its phenomenological and representational aspects. This item is part of the Study Room Guide: On Falling by Amy Sharrocks (P2249).
Appears in the series which collects recordings of conversations with female pioneers of performance art and provides insight into their self-image and thinking.