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The Tragic Life Of A Forgotten Feminist Artist, As Told By Her Sister

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 03.09.2016 | Arts

Ana Mendieta was interested in blood. In part, her fascination with the stuff stemmed from the violence against women she witnessed in her lifetime, b...

A Very Famous Performance Artist Is Hosting A Concert For Dogs

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 01.05.2016 | Arts

Raise your hand if you love dogs. Great! Raise your hand if you love performance artist and musician Laurie Anderson. Even greater. Monday night, the...

Arthena Talks to Acclaimed Contemporary Artist, Zhang Huan

Madelaine D'Angelo | Posted 08.18.2016 | Arts
Madelaine D'Angelo

Arthena recently had the pleasure of interviewing Zhang Huan, the internationally distinguished performance artist, painter, photographer and sculptor...

The Last American Indian On Earth

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.03.2013 | Arts

Imagine a man dressed in stereotypically "traditional" Native American garb, donning a massive white feathered headdress, an ornamental tunic, and fac...

An Interview with Marina Abramović: Art, Science and the Marina Abramović Institute

Stephanie Spiro | Posted 10.23.2013 | Arts
Stephanie Spiro

"One boy said that he came to the Kickstarter from Lady Gaga's page and spent 11 hours researching performance art and drinking water slowly. This makes me very happy, because I hope the institute will be this kind of resource for a new generation of artists, scientists and thinkers."

Luminous Objects: A Meditation Performance Exploring the Nature of Inner Vision

Lia Chavez | Posted 10.13.2013 | Arts
Lia Chavez

As I have trained my mind to meditate for lengthy durations over the past few years, I have discovered that the gradual intensification of theta rhythmicity in the brain enables me to access a similar superabundance of otherworldly visions -- but within the realm of inner space.

No Men Are Allowed At Marina Abramovic's Upcoming Art Event

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.23.2012 | Arts

Marina Abramovic is not a feminist. She has said this to interviewers on several occasions. Nonetheless, the performance artist, most famous for the 7...

'There's so much I want to say to you'

Posted 06.25.2012 | Arts

Sharon Hayes's new body of work, entitled, "There's so much I want to say to you," recently opened at the Whitney Museum of Art. This is her largest m...

A-Sides With Jon Chattman: Triple Play with Sister Sparrow and The Dirty Birds, BLUSH, and Mark Stewart

Jon Chattman | Posted 06.27.2012 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

This particular edition of "A-Sides" finds three completely different artists sharing their craft in a typical laid-back setting.

How Do Performance Artists Make Any Money?

ARTINFO | Posted 01.29.2012 | Arts

The art market is generally agreed to be illiquid, finicky, and a slave to the flavor of the moment. Nonetheless, the price of an artist's work is one...

Blockbuster MoMA Show To Become Science Experiment

ARTINFO | Posted 12.18.2011 | Arts

Abramovic's Museum of Modern Art retrospective has popped back up in Russia at contemporary art impresario Dasha Zhukova's Garage space. The new itera...

(PHOTOS) 10 Celeb Performance Artists

Posted 08.23.2011 | Arts

"Performance artist" has become a common slur against celebrities who thrive on tastelessness. There's no way these people could be for real, the argu...

When Your Dad's A Porn Star

Noel Alumit | Posted 06.06.2011 | Los Angeles
Noel Alumit

How many boys can say their fathers won a Lifetime Achievement Award in porn? Bobby Gordon brings this tale to the stage in his one-man show, Debbie Does My Dad.