This summer, the Delaware Art Museum explores performance art for the first time in its exhibition history.
Performance Art, Present and Future
KANSAS CITY, Missouri — There’s an amazing show about contemporary performance art, and it may be coming to an art venue near you. Having just left the H&R Block Artspace at the Kansas City Art Institute, curator RoseLee Goldberg’s exhibition Performance Now is like a touring indie rock band, minus the live performers.
Exclusive Highlights from Performa 13’s Surrealist Reader
Here is an exclusive look at Performa’s Surrealist Reader, along with excerpts of many of the texts.
RoseLee Goldberg to Speak at Hyperallergic ArtTalk on Mon Oct 7
On Monday, October 7, Hyperallergic will be hosting our next ArtTalk featuring curator RoseLee Goldberg at The Bedford in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The topic for that evening’s discussion and conversation is, of course, performance art.
Can Performance Art be Collected…and Still Maintain its Original Message…?
By definition, performance art is transitory. It’s sometimes spontaneous. It’s often interactive. And it’s always an experience. It isn’t, however, a tangible object like, say, a painting, sculpture or even a string of musical chords on paper. And so, we’re left with a perplexing question: can performance art ever be bought? In other words, is it possible for a piece to be “owned” by anyone other than the artist once the performance is over? For some clarity, we turned to a group of performance artists, art festival and collective leaders, and curators …