Questions whether or not focusing on representations of cruelty makes us cruel. In a journey through high and low culture, the visual to the verbal, and the apolitical to the political, Nelson offers a model of how one might balance strong ethical convictions with an equally strong appreciation for work that tests the limits of taste, taboo and permissibility.
Post-event hard cover catalogue documenting the exhibition and live performances presented at the III Venice International Performance Art Week. 10-17 December 2016.
The collection concentrates on Kelley’s own work, ranging from texts in “voices” that grew out of scripts for performance pieces to expository critical and autobiographical writings.
Endurance was a three-day programme of screenings, performances and exhibition exploring the physical and mental limits of human experience (24 April – 26 June 2008 at VIVID, Birmingham). This forder includes flyers, programme and booklet with programme notes and texts by Tracey Warr, Kay Winwood, Deborah Kermode.
This anthology traces how and why this identification of art with sexual expression or repression arose and how the terms have shifted in tandem with artistic and theoretical debates.
Artists in this DVD collection capture the sensibility of our age by satirizing society and reinventing icons of literature, art history, and popular culture. Audio languages: English and Italian.
Extensive documentation of two video installation pieces by Paul McCarthy, Piccadilly Circus and Bunker Basement, with essays by Ralph Rogoff and Robert Storr
Artists’ work and critical texts.
Images and dialogues exploring contemporary art’s engagements with risk.
Exhibition at LACE, Los Angeles, 27 September 2011-29 January 2012
This anthology of essays, images and dialogues exploring contemporary art’s engagements with risk–physical, social, political and aesthetic–brings readers into the conference from which the book takes its title, a third annual collaboration between the Getty Research Institute and the Southern California Consortium of Art Schools (SoCCAS).
Box archive of Anne Bean’s Legacy Project TAPS: Improvisations with Paul Burwell co-curated by Robin Klassnik and Richard Wilson.
This item is part of the ‘Glimpses of before: 1970s UK Performance Art’ Study Room Guide by Helena Goldwater (P2497)
Offers a provocative and personal interpretation of the theme of sex and sexuality in art.
This ‘exhibition in a book’ features the work of over 100 artists who examine the place and function of performance in the contemporary world.
A Study Room Guide on eating and dining as explored in performance
Oreet Ashery, Larissa Sansour Ashery, Paul Wolf, Melissa Wolf