performance art

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It was intended as a provocative video performance. Late last year, Joseph Gibbons walked into banks in New York and Rhode Island and videotaped himself robbing them.

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Post image for Liberate Tate Annotates Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall in 25-Hour Guerrilla Protest

Activist art collective Liberate Tate completed a 25-hour unsanctioned performance inside Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall on Sunday, urging the institution to drop its sponsorship deal with BP, one of the world’s largest oil companies.

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Post image for Taking a Break for Performance at Bushwick Open Studios, by Way of Detroit

I was happy to make my way to 16 Harrison Place, where Detroit’s Spread Art has turned an empty lot filled with gravel into a makeshift community space and stage.

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Post image for Why Are People So Afraid of Nude Performance Art?

SAN DIEGO — Over the course of the past week, Electronic Disturbance Theater co-founder Ricardo Dominguez has been at the center of massive media controversy.

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Post image for Marina Abramović Is “Very Pissed” at Jay Z [UPDATED]

It’s been nearly two years since Marina Abramović made her appearance at the shoot for Jay Z’s “Picasso Baby” music video, but the events of that day are still fresh in her mind.

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Post image for What Elektra Can Teach Us About Sorrow, Rage, and Denial

Ann Liv Young, a performance artist widely known for reinterpreting fairy tales with an edge, has reinvented Elektra.

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Post image for The Radical Art of Archiving Performance, as Practiced by Martha Wilson

The day after I went to go see the Martha Wilson: Downtown and Performing Franklin Furnace exhibitions in New York City, a friend brought me to a lecture-performance by Carolee Schneemann at a raw gallery space in Tribeca run by Hunter College.

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Post image for After Protesting Sexual Violence, Afghan Artist Forced into Hiding

An Afghan artist who enacted a performance against sexual molestation in a crowded Kabul marketplace has been forced into hiding, AFP reported.

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Photo Essays

Pole Dancers Drop It Like It’s Political

by Vic Vaiana on February 11, 2015

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Brennan Gerard and Ryan Kelly have brought politicized pole dancing to the New Museum.

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Post image for When Women Fought Nukes with Anarchy and Won

Brooklyn’s Interference Archive is showcasing the work of the women who occupied the area surrounding England’s cruise missile installation, reshaping British public opinion and attracting international attention to the nuclear arms race.

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