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New Museum Untapped

Michael Alan Translates Illness into Ethereal New Works

Catie Keck | Posted 03.25.2014 | Arts
Catie Keck

2013 was what you might call a seam-splitting year for Michael Alan. Artistically, he produced some of his most consummate work to date, garnering a steady stream of high-praising press from all corners of the media hemisphere. His health, by contrast, took a wrong turn and kept driving.

Michael Alan to Perform at 'New Museum Untapped'

Catie Keck | Posted 07.02.2013 | Arts
Catie Keck

A woman is center stage in a room full of onlookers, twisting and contorting slowly on her knees as a gold bottle pours slippery liquid over her bare body. She collects a handful of marbles from the floor and showers herself in them.