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Marina Abramović Announces New Performance Project In Athens

artnet News | Priscilla Frank | Posted 01.21.2016 | Arts

This article originally appeared on artnet News.  Marina Abramović is slated to have a busy spring. The artist will lead a large-scale perfor...

Artist Arrested After Reenacting A Nude Painting At A Museum

artnet News | Priscilla Frank | Posted 01.18.2016 | Arts

This article originally appeared on artnet News. The Luxembourgian performance artist Deborah de Robertis has been arrested at the Musée d'O...

Artist Who Defecated On Israeli Flag Faces Indictment

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 01.13.2016 | Arts

A performance artist who defecated on the Israeli flag in a widely seen video will likely be indicted soon, Israeli news outlet Haaretz report...

Knit One, Vulva Two: Vaginal Knitting

Dani Alpert | Posted 01.08.2016 | Comedy
Dani Alpert

Knit one, vulva two. Or is it knit one, purl two? I'm definitely late coming to this party but better late than never. I thought that after the Vaginal Yogurt scandal and my crack reporting on Vaginal Weightlifting that the hoo hoo was out of wondrous activities. I was wrong. Again. I give you Vaginal Knitting.

Holoscenes: Performance Art Installation About Climate Change (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 12.28.2015 | Arts

Holoscenes by Lars Jan is an aquarium-like sculpture in which performers execute everyday activities such as reading a newspaper while having to adapt to the tank filling and draining repeatedly.

Kalup (Linzy) Art Lesson U Perform

Kalup Linzy | Posted 12.21.2015 | Arts
Kalup Linzy

This past year has been filled with many ups and downs personally, professionally, and culturally. One of the ups was when I traveled to New Orlean...

Artist Lip-Syncs Entire GOP Debate While Dressed As A Clown

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 12.16.2015 | Arts

For anyone out there who watched Tuesday night's terrifying Republican debate in a state of total wonder and disbelief, artist Rachel Mason is...

As Da Art World Might Turn (Season 2)

Kalup Linzy | Posted 12.14.2015 | Arts
Kalup Linzy

Cast, all images courtesy of Kalup Linzy Studio This fall I had the pleasure of shooting season 2 of my web series As Da Art World Might Turn on my ...

Can Tattoos Change how we Think About Human Rights?

Benjamin Powers | Posted 12.14.2015 | Arts
Benjamin Powers

"I have cherished the ideal of a democratic and free society in which all persons live together in harmony and with equal opportunities. It is an idea...

Shia LaBeouf Wants You To Give Him A Call

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 12.10.2015 | Entertainment

"Even Stevens" fans, this is your moment.  For his latest performance art piece, Shia LaBeouf will be fielding calls from the the Fact Gall...

Witness Thought Stabbing At Miami Gallery Was Performance Art

Associated Press | Nina Golgowski | Posted 12.07.2015 | Crime

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — One woman stabbed another during a fight at world-famous Art Basel Miami Beach, causing at least one patron to think h...

The F Word Explores 4th Wave Feminist Performance Art

Kristen Sollee | Posted 11.24.2015 | Miami
Kristen Sollee

Along with a dynamic cast of artists, The F Word includes commentary by scholars and professors alike -- including former Art in America senior editor Nancy Princenthal -- to add background and to contextualize the works and concepts he explores.

Kembra Pfahler: You Will Lose Friends for Your Art

BOMB Magazine | Posted 11.11.2015 | Arts
BOMB Magazine

Kembra Pfahler is a downtown legend: a punk rocker, screen goddess, curator, and performance artist who moved from Los Angeles to the East Village in the early 1980s.

You Won't Believe How This Atlanta Queen Jokes About Gun Violence and AIDS

Matthew Terrell | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Matthew Terrell

What I enjoy about this queen is her ability to use drag to deal with tough issues, challenge her audience and provoke conversation.

Performance Artist Tamar Ettun on Sculpting With People

MutualArt | Posted 11.01.2015 | Arts

MutualArt sat down with artist Tamar Ettun to discuss how stillness, movement and collaboration function in her work.

Interactive Performance Art/ificial Intelligence -- Robotic Ape Comes to BAM

Shai Baitel | Posted 10.27.2015 | Arts
Shai Baitel

When one of the world's legendary performance artists -- Oleg Kulik -- collaborates with a visionary entrepreneur-philosopher -- Dmitry Volkov -- the audience rightly expects an intellectual blockbuster.

Global Stilt Congress, A Tsunami of Transcultural Expression at Arcosanti

Jacob Devaney | Posted 10.06.2015 | Arts
Jacob Devaney

Global Stilt Congress is an annual event uniting stilt walkers from different cultural backgrounds through the exchange of techniques that culminates in a site specific procession that winds through Arcosanti, the futuristic city designed by visionary architect, Paolo Soleri.

One Of The Youngest Detainees In Guantánamo History Is Sharing His Story

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 09.28.2015 | Arts

In 2010, artist Marina Abramovic spent six days a week, seven hours a day sitting in a chair in the Museum of Modern Art, silently facing a single vi...

'Vaginal Knitting' Artist Strikes Back At Haters In The Best Possible Way

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 09.24.2015 | Arts

How do you deal with nasty Internet commenters -- haters, trolls and other anonymous, soul-crushing hobgoblins? Some of us don't read the comments. O...

Art Seduces Fashion at Australasia's International Art Fair: Sydney Contemporary

JK Russ | Posted 09.24.2015 | Arts
JK Russ

Inside the 87,000 sq ft space more than 90 galleries represent 14 countries. Alongside the gallery booths are 18 large-scale installations curated by Sydney-based The Curators' Department and a moving image program curated by the Australian Center for the Moving Image.

9 Avante-Garde Musicians You Should Add To Your Playlist Right Now

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 09.24.2015 | Arts

Call them art rockers. Call them experimental performers. Call them hybrids.  The following artists, bands, collectives and in-betweens work som...

In Search of...

Kenya (Robinson) | Posted 09.17.2015 | Arts
Kenya (Robinson)

My mother was a sci-fi enthusiast, who successfully transmitted the virus to me, via Star Trek, Doctor Who, Star Wars, and the more obscure television program, In Search of... (ellipses intended).

Trump's War on Political Correctness Has Legs

Jeff Norman | Posted 09.16.2015 | Entertainment
Jeff Norman

The buttinskies don't get it. They can't even fathom the notion that Trump's war on political correctness is righteous or corrective. Trump's colorful insistence that offensive comments aren't suppressible let alone punishable, is downright thrilling -- and essential -- to some of us.

A Giant Man Bun And Beard Took Over New York Fashion Week

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 09.15.2015 | Arts

"A lot of my work begins with looking inward," artist and self-described gonzo anthropologist Asher Bayne told The Huffington Post via email, "and I ...

Step Into The Portal: A New Rock Opera in Denver

Morena Duwe | Posted 09.10.2015 | Arts
Morena Duwe

Musicals and rock operas have seen a myriad of genres for every type of music fan, however there is a new style of theater emerging for the counter-culture that will truly redefine theater.