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8 Artists on Water

Louisiana Channel | Posted 01.03.2017 | Arts
Louisiana Channel

Water covers 70 per cent of the earth's surface. "It's always the same and it's never the same," says Finnish artist Elina Brotherus. Hear her, Olafur...

Performance Artist Stalked Trump For A Year And Developed An Interesting Theory

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 11.08.2016 | Arts

The image above shows two men. One is the well-known real estate magnate, reality television star and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. ...

Trump Supporters Mistake Famous Artist For 'Spooky Occult' Leader

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 11.06.2016 | Arts

In not-so-shocking news, it looks like Trump supporters really don’t get performance art. The quite subtle headline on the front page of the Drudge ...

This Artist Is Raising Her Son As A Lifelong Performance Piece

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 11.07.2016 | Arts

On Oct. 25, 2011 artist Marni Kotak gave birth to her son, Ajax, in Bushwick’s Microscope Gallery. He was her most ambitious artwork to date. The ba...

Joan Jonas: Advice to the Young

Louisiana Channel | Posted 11.01.2016 | Arts
Louisiana Channel

"Love what you do. Because it's not easy. It's not easy to make art." Watch as the iconic video and performance artist Joan Jonas advises her younger ...

Wura-Natasha Ogunji: The Kissing Mask

Louisiana Channel | Posted 11.01.2016 | Arts
Louisiana Channel

"Kissing can be so many things...a way of connection that is purely about recognising another person's humanity, divinity and essence." Meet artist Wu...

Thank God Kendall Jenner Is Here To Explain The History Of Performance Art

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 10.20.2016 | Arts

Do you know what performance art is? Because Kendall Jenner does. Sort of. In a recent video for W Magazine, the supermodel pays homage to a few decad...

Stunning 'Soundsuits' Address The Realities Of Racial Profiling In America

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 10.10.2016 | Arts

Artist Nick Cave’s work is best described as an explosion of color, texture and noise. Born in Fulton, Missouri, in 1959, Cave is known for his soun...

Expressing Grief for a Living: Taryn Simon's "An Occupation of Loss" Closes at NYC's Park Avenue Armory

Susan Eley | Posted 10.01.2016 | New York
Susan Eley

"An Occupation of Loss," the highly acclaimed performance piece by multi-disciplinary artist Taryn Simon, featuring professional mourners from around ...

Ragnar Kjartansson & Mother On 'Me and My Mother'

Louisiana Channel | Posted 07.19.2016 | Arts
Louisiana Channel

Every five years, artist Ragnar Kjartansson asks his mother to spit on him for several minutes in front of a camera. The Icelandic mother and son here...

Small Space Fest Delivers Super-Sized Art Experience

JK Russ | Posted 06.27.2016 | Arts
JK Russ

The Small Space Fest is just one evening of performance, but the art installations remain on view for a month. The project has been devised by the recently formed Weft in the Weave Collective consisting of visual and performance artist Heidi Rider, performer, playwright and director Elizabeth Nelson and actor, director and photographer, Adriana Chavez.

Artist Interview with Reality Artist Signe Pierce

Madelaine D'Angelo | Posted 07.07.2016 | Arts
Madelaine D'Angelo

In a studio visit on the Lower East Side, Arthena engaged in sprawling conversation with the reality artist Signe Pierce, touching on bohemian studio ...

Exploring Queer LA With DJ And Performer Ambrosia Salad

Michael Podell | Posted 06.17.2016 | Queer Voices
Michael Podell

Ambrosia's arrival in Los Angeles coincided with what many consider to be Downtown Los Angeles' queer renaissance. Her blend of otherworldly looks, truly next-level lip-syncing skills, and fantastic DJ sets, have people lining up in droves to get a taste of her salad.

Instagram Artist Toys With The Stereotypes Of White, Women Artists

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.10.2016 | Arts

Two weeks ago Amalia Ulman uploaded an image to Instagram, a grainy photo of the artist dressed in a traditional men's business suit, holding what app...

This Is The Wild World Of 'Body Suspension'

Reuters | Hilary Hanson | Posted 06.09.2016 | Weird News

ZAGREB, June 9 (Reuters) - On the rooftop of an empty building in Zagreb, Dino Helvida carefully pierces his client Kaitlin's torso, legs and face bef...

Burlesque Dancers Over 40 Are Destroying Ageism With Hip Thrusts

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.09.2016 | Arts

"There’s this deadly idea that once you reach 40 you’re put on the shelf," Sandy Eggers explained in an interview with The Huffington Post. "But I...

Why Porn Is The Perfect Weapon To Fight Hatred, Fear, And Trump

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 07.14.2016 | Arts

Warning: This piece contains NSFW content and may be inappropriate for work environments. Rebecca Towne Nurse was one of 20 people executed by the go...

How Performance Art Questions The Way We Talk About Gender Today

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 05.19.2016 | Arts

Xaviera Simmons is the quintessential 21st-century artist. The New York-based maker of photographs, performance art, videos, sculpture, sound installa...

Jean Dubuffet: Coucou Bazar. Interview with Choreographer Kiriakos Hadjiioannou (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 05.04.2016 | Arts
VernissageTV

In his spectacular stage piece Coucou Bazar, Jean Dubuffet combined painting, sculpture, theatre, dance and music into a unique, multimedia work of ar...

Flow, Presence and Live Puppet Film -- Nufonia Must Fall

Marianne Messina | Posted 04.12.2016 | Arts
Marianne Messina

The quality of presence is something you take away from this show, glimpsing not the fact of artifice, but the vision of it.

"12 Inches of Sin V" Art Gets Sexy, Immersive in Las Vegas April 9

Lisa Derrick | Posted 04.05.2016 | Arts
Lisa Derrick

There is a theory that porn/erotica drives advancement in technology and the arts. The desire to see nakedness and watch sexy-time activities was behi...

Trans Performance Artist Fights An Invisible Oppressor, But Who?

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 04.05.2016 | Arts

Warning: This piece contains nudity and may not be appropriate for work. On Saturday evening, gallery guides at Los Angeles museum The Broad ushered ...

The Heart of Lightness: Envision Festival 2016

Morena Duwe | Posted 03.18.2016 | Arts
Morena Duwe

There exists a realm called Envision, betwixt beach and jungle it lies, Created with care and precision, for bright and curious eyes. The moment you p...

Self Portrait - Dialogue With Emma Sulkowicz and an Inanimate Object

JK Russ | Posted 03.09.2016 | Arts
JK Russ

The white platform is already showing traces of numerous visitors to Emma Sulkowicz's Self Portrait project at Coagula Curatorial gallery in Chinatown...

An Interview With Filthy Royalty, the Boulet Brothers

Michael Podell | Posted 02.26.2016 | Queer Voices
Michael Podell

These two towering figures with gorgeous, sinister makeup wearing layers of latex and a sky-high wigs had a firm hold over the crowd, in part due to the tray of shots they were about to pass out, but also most certainly thanks to their general presence.