Pleading in the Blood: The Art and Performances of Ron Athey

Artist/Author:

Ron Athey

Reference No:

P2115

Editor:

Dominic Johnson

Date Logged:

20.08.2013

ISBN:

978-1-78320-035-1

Publisher/Date:

LADA and Intellect , 2013

Edition/Format:

Publication


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Keywords

Anthony Hegarty, Catherine Gund, Homi K Bhabha, Julie Tolentino, Bruce LaBruce, Jennifer Doyle, Alex Binnie, Matthew Goulish, Catherine Opie, Amelia Jones, Lydia Lunch, Juliana Snapper, Adrian Heathfield, Tim Etchells, Guillermo Gomez-Pena, Gifts of the Spirit, Self-Obliteration, blood, tattoo, Deliverance, Torture Trilogy, body art, culture wars, performance, sex, sexuality, queer, gay, religion, trauma, spectacle, intimacy, photography, endurance, hallelujah

Notes

Pleading in the Blood: The Art and Performances of Ron Athey presents the first critical overview of this major artist's work. It demonstrates how Athey foresaw and precipitated the central place afforded they body and identity politics in art and critical theory in the 1990s and beyond.