A broad-ranging survey that explores and celebrates humankind’s ongoing fascination with animals. This carefully curated selection of images, chosen by an international panel of experts, delves into our shared past to tell the story of animal life.
A professor of linguistics who specialised in underworld argot, Maurer won the trust of hundreds of swindlers. They let him in on not simply their language, but their folkwrys and the astonishingly complex and elaborate schemes whereby unsuspecting marks, hooked by their own greed and dishonesty were 'taken off' – i. e. , cheated – of thousands upon thousands of dollars.
This memoir spans Abramovic's five decade career, and tells a life story that is almost as exhilarating and extraordinary as her groundbreaking performance art.
A Girl Skipping was devised and premiered in 1990.