The final text and signatories of Yvonne Rainer’s letter to Jeffrey Deitch/MOCA protesting Marina Abramović’s performance for the MOCA gala is on the Artforum website. There are 50 signatures on the letter.
Yvonne Rainer Accuses Abramović & MOCA of Exploiting Performers
Since Marina Abramović was picked to provide the entertainment for LA MOCA’s upcoming gala we’ve all been wondering what the performance art queen would conjure up to do her bidding. Now, we kind of know and it raises some serious questions, namely, is performance art ever an excuse for labor abuse?