Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Performance art

  • Todd Akin's dog remarks — performance art?

    And his senior campaign advisers certainly would never double down by joking that "if Claire McCaskill were a dog, she'd be a bull[crap]su.

  • Lap dance tax is fair because stripping isn't an art, New York court rules

    Performance artist and lap dancer Cathy MacGregor rehearses for her a woman multi-media show "Scarlett''s Story.

  • Designer of the Year Revealed!

    Still hailed as one of the roughshod founders of performance art, though he broke with the movement 25 years ago, Vito Acconci's decades of work on buildings and objects are finally being recognized, Blake Gopnik reports exclusively.

  • Lives of the Artists: Two New Docs Offer Insight Into the Creative Life

    PRESENT AND ACCOUNTED FOR: The life and work of the performance artist Marina Abramovic is captured in Matthew Akers' unconventional new documentary, Marina Abramovic: The Artist Is Present.

  • Artist Who Gave Birth in Brooklyn Gallery Returns for First Birthday Party and ...

    One year after "The Birth of Baby X, " performance artist Marni Kotak - one of ARTINFO's Women Who Shook Up the Art World in 2011 - returns to Brooklyn's Microscope Gallery.

  • Yo-Yo Ma performs with Memphis performing art students

    When he's not with Madonna or doing GAP ads, Lil' Buck, 23, is performing diplomatic missions around the world with Ma, including in Beijing last November, through the President's Committee on the Arts and Humanities. "He is featured on a billboard on ...

  • Painting game

    Painting and performance art are not the most obvious bedfellows. How could the spectacle of Marina Abramovic repeatedly cutting herself, Chris Burden having himself shot in the arm or Gilbert and George standing on tables, painted gold and singing ...

  • Art Live Fair, the interactive art event coming to Coconut Grove

    It's an interactive, performance based "art happening," and fair where artists will share their creative process. They will create art, right there for the public see and enjoy.

  • The art of performing, seven tales in twenty-four hours

    The art of performing, seven tales in twenty-four hours. By Christopher Martin. Assistant Editor. Published: Tuesday, October 23, 2012.

  • Q&A: Beats Antique creates music focused on live performance

    The experimental world fusion and electronic trio has become best known for their live concerts, blending heavy percussion with dance and performance art. They'll bring the show to Lincoln's Bourbon Theatre this Friday. While they said performing live ...

  • May I Buy This Dance? Nope, Not Yet! A Pas de Deux With the Art World Heats Up

    Dance has gained a solid foothold in the art world recently. Earlier this year, in a performance-heavy Whitney Biennial—one whole gallery was reconfigured as a dance space—Sarah Michelson became the first choreographer to win one of the art world's ...

  • AP Interview: Marina Abramovic, performance artist

    RIO DE JANEIRO - It's taken her 40 years, but performance artist Marina Abramovic says she's learned to relax the iron self-control that's at the heart of her craft.

  • I.U. Opera refreshes 'The Merry Widow' with a makeover

    "The Merry Widow," by Franz Lehár, premiered in Vienna in 1905 during the Art Nouveau period. For the Indiana University Opera Theater version, stage director Vincent Liotta added some pizzazz to the operetta by setting it to the Art Deco Roaring '20s.

  • DANCE/Strasser maps power in art

    The show allows undergraduate and graduate student choreographers to create their own unique performance art. Seven weeks into the semester is an incredibly short time for the choreographers to produce dances held to such high standards.

  • Life as Performance Art

    Blue Star · Life as Performance Art. Letters. Township dunes proposal asks too much · Naysayers threaten community's future · Dual dunes plans are smokescreen · McIlwaine is sound pick · Death in Okemos with consolidation vote · Helmrich has tools to ...

  • Calgary dance shows feature trashy schlock, but sweet Hereafter

    At the bottom end of the dance gene pool was the trashy performance-art piece by Montreal's Les Fermières Obsédées.

  • Experimental group Invisible will perform at Asheville Art Museum

    The Asheville Art Museum presents a Moogfest performance featuring experimental musical ensemble, Invisible, performing The New Obsolete at the Museum, with performance times from 1-2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 27 and Sunday, Oct. 28 and 3–4 p.m. on ...

  • With Jack Sprat closure, artists lose performance venue

    The closing of Jack Sprat Cafe on Oct. 8 was not only the end of a restaurant, but the closing of a popular performance space for many student groups.

  • Creative Arts Building to undergo major overhaul

    The Mashouf Performing Arts Center would include five performance spaces, including a 1,200 seat opera-style theater and four smaller theaters, according to Marilyn Lanier, senior associate vice president of the department of Physical Planning ...

  • NYC's Museum of Modern Art to present huge garage sale as performance art

    She's a New York multimedia performance artist known for focusing on the commonplace. She has been presenting garage sales for decades.

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