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Second edition of the artwork exploring the potential of Live Art to bridge generations.
Examines how artists have combined performance and moving image in their work since the 1960s, and how this work anticipates our changing relations to images since the advent of smart phones and the spread of online prosumerism.
Exhibition catalogue. 12/11 – 4/12 1987. In German.
Includes original footage of The American Moon (1960) and Flower (1963), a recent performance of Prune Flat (1965), and Ghost, Whitman’s recent theater work, as well as short documentaries about the works.
Brings together established and emerging practitioners who work with light, as material or subject.
The emergence of contemporary art, engaging widely with other disciplines, as a platform for exploring animal nature.
Examining a range of performances from the 1960s to the present, as well as protest actions from the lunch counter sit-ins of the US civil rights movement to protest camps in the twenty-first century, this book provides a formal account of endurance and illuminates its ethical and political significance.
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.
Anthology of interdisciplinary essays which critically examines the interlocking themes of artistic authorship, authenticity, and legacy from legal, art market, and art historical perspective.
A provocative history of live art traces the precedents of contemporary multi-media events to Bauhaus experimentalism and surveys the Futurists' manifesto-like events, the Dadaists' cabarets, and later “happenings” and “spectacles.”
From war and environmental pollution to racism and sexual assault, the publication analyzes the consequences of trauma as seen in the works of artists like Marina Abramovic, Pope.L, and Chris Burden.