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An Anecdoted Topography of Chance

Artist/Author: Daniel Spoerri, Robert Filliou, Emmett Williams, Dieter Roth, Topor | Reference: P3741 | ISBN: 978-1900565738 | Type: Publication

The “Artists' Book” of the post-war period: a unique collaborative work by four artists associated with various avant-garde art movements, including Fluxus and Nouveau Réalisme.

Performance in Contemporary Art

Artist/Author: Catherine Wood | Reference: P3651 | ISBN: 978-1-84976-311-0 | Type: Publication

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. 

Noise, Water, Meat: A History of Sound in the Arts

Artist/Author: Douglas Kahn | Reference: P3493 | ISBN: 978-0262611725 | Type: Publication

This interdisciplinary history and theory of sound in the arts reads the twentieth century by listening to it–to the emphatic and exceptional sounds of modernism and those on the cusp of postmodernism, recorded sound, noise, silence, the fluid sounds of immersion and dripping, and the meat voices of viruses, screams, and bestial cries.

From Margin to Center: The Spaces of Installation Art

Artist/Author: Julie H Reiss | Reference: P3496 | ISBN: 978-0262681346 | Type: Publication

A study of installation art, from its marginalized beginnings in the late 1950s to its central position in today's art world.

Performance by Artists

Editor: A.A. Bronson, Peggy Gale | Reference: P3461 | ISBN: 0920956009 | Type: Publication

A collection of essays, documents, & bibiliography reagrding performance art edited by people associated with a Toronto-based arts organization.

Into Performance: Japanese Women Artists

Artist/Author: Midori Yoshimoto | Reference: P2917 | ISBN: 978-0813535210 | Type: Publication

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.

Explosion! Painting as Action

Artist/Author: various | Editor: Magnus af Petersens | Reference: P2143 | ISBN: 978-3-86335-191-5 | Type: Publication

Explosion! Painting as Action encompasses an array of approaches to looking at the borderland between painting and performance, covering a whole range of playful experiments to aggressive risk-taking. Published on the occasion of the exhibition of the same name at Moderna Museet, Stockholm, in 2012.

Mapping the Terrain: New Genre Public Art

Editor: Suzanne Lacey | Reference: P1950 | ISBN: 978-0941920308 | Type: Publication

A critical framework for understanding and interpreting the new public art that has emerged over the last two decades. Featuring twelve essays from editor Suzanne Lacy: and eleven eminent artists, curators, and critics. Chapters titled as follows: An Unfashionable Audience, Public Constructions, Connective Aesthetics: Art After Individualism, To Search for the Good and Make It Matter, From Art-mageddon to Gringostroika: A Manifesto against Censorship, Looking Around: Where We Are, Where We Could Be, Whose Monument Where? Public Art in a Many-Cultured Society, Common Work, by Jeff Kelley, Success and Failure When Art Changes, Word of Honor, Debated Territory. This item is referenced in the Dreams for an Institution Guide (P2313).

Twentieth Century Theatre: A Sourcebook

Editor: Richard Drain | Reference: P1755 | ISBN: 0-415-09620-0 | Type: Publication

Richard Drain, Twentieth Century Theatre: A Sourcebook, performance studies, featuring performance texts and critical essays from a range of sources.

The ‘do-it-yourself’ artwork: Participation from Fluxus to new media

Artist/Author: various | Editor: Anna Dezeuze | Reference: P1523 | ISBN: 9780719081446 | Type: Publication

The ‘do-it-yourself’ artwork: Participation from Fluxus to new mediaThis volume consists of fifteen essays by art historians, critics and curators, which are divided into three sections. Part 1 addresses the emergence of spectator participation in the 1960s, whilst Part 2 brings together in-depth case studies of specific participatory practices in the 1960s, 1970s and 1990s, analysing the issues that they raise in their very modes of operation. The more general critical essays in Part 3 map out a range of theoretical approaches to the ‘do-it-yourself’ artwork.

Deleuze and Performance

Artist/Author: Various | Editor: Laura Cull | Reference: P1277 | ISBN: 978-0-7486-3504-7 | Type: Publication

The Art of Participation - 1950 to Now

Artist/Author: Various | Editor: Rudolf Frieling, Boris Groys, Robert Atkins and Lev Manovich | Reference: P1108 | ISBN: 978-0-500-23858-5 | Type: Publication

Catalogue published on the occasion of the homonymous exhibition at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art on view 8 November 2008 – 8 February 2009.

Happenings and Other Acts

Editor: Mariellen R Sandford | Reference: P0343 | ISBN: 0 415 09936 6 | Type: Publication

Collection of seminal essays, interviews and performance texts by and about Happenings and Fluxus artists. Includes the 1965 Happenings issue of TDR (The Drama Review) edited by Michael Kirby. This item is part of the Study Room Guide: A Bi(bli)ography of Insurrectionary Imaginati by John Jordan (P0793) and the Study Room Guide on Performance, Politics, Ethics and Human Rights by Adrien Sina (P0661)

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).

Move. Choreographing You: Art and Dance Since the 1960s

Artist/Author: Susan Leigh Foster, Andre Lepecki, Peggy Phelan | Editor: Stephanie Rosenthal | Reference: P1735 | ISBN: 978-1-85332-282-2 | Type: Publication

Move. Choreographing You, Art and Dance Since the 1960s, explores cross-currents between contemporary art and dance over the past fifty years, with essays by Susan Leigh Foster, Andre Lepecki, Peggy Phelan.

Move. Choreographing You: Art and Dance Since the 1960s

Artist/Author: Susan Leigh Foster, Andre Lepecki, Peggy Phelan | Editor: Stephanie Rosenthal | Reference: P1735 | ISBN: 978-1-85332-282-2 | Type: Publication

Move. Choreographing You, Art and Dance Since the 1960s, explores cross-currents between contemporary art and dance over the past fifty years, with essays by Susan Leigh Foster, Andre Lepecki, Peggy Phelan.