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Performance art has its roots in the cabaret performances of dada and the spectacles of the Surrealists, and grew up around the heyday of high Modernism. But as World War II destroyed material existence for many who lived through it, Performance... [more]

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LITERATURE
06.04.09
LITERATURE, Poetry, Performance Art, eileen myles, poetry readings
Two notes about Eileen1/ The dynamic and illustrious Eileen Myles is coordinating a SILENT HAPPENING at the end of June that will undoubtedly be an event to remember. Details listed below!2/ Myles is one of my favorite authors, who will, in addition to hosting this event, also be celebrating this summer the release of her new essay book, The Importance of Being Iceland (MIT Press):http://mitpress.mit.edu/catalog/item/default.asp?ttype=2&tid=11570So if you are a member of the Myles Fan Club as I am, you will want to get in on all of the above. WHAT ?!: TUESDAYS ON THE TERRACE: THE COLLECTION OF SILENCEWHERE: 155 St. & BWAYWHEN: June 30, 7PMWHY: PEACE, AIMLESSNESS, RELIEF, SOLDARITY, RESISTANCE, SOLACE, IRONY,FRIVOLITY, HAD ENOUGHBeing invited by Dia to curate a
FILM
06.02.09
by Arty
Tonight! I can't say I know anything about this party, but it ended up on my radar so I thought this would be a good place to pass it on. Dear Art Lovers, J.D. Szalla invites you to an "Art Party"
Philosophy
06.03.09
Machine Project, an alternative art space in Los Angeles, will be hosting a talk by Johannes Grenzfurthner of monochrom this Saturday. monochrom, an international art-philosophy-technology collective, has been promoting boycotts and exploring fanaticism since 1993. This promotion comes from Machine Project's
Installation Art
05.22.09
Terence Koh (b. 1977) is a Chinese-Canadian performance and installation artist and one of the most flamboyant and intriguing art personalities since Andy Warhol. Koh’s work, rooted in queer and punk youth culture, decadent, morbid and endlessly seductive. Koh's installations are

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  • Death of Artist
    Description: Death of Artist / ARDIAN ISUFI Two years ago at the Venice Biennale artists-curators Elmgreen - Dragset introduced in Nordic countries pavilion installation titled "The Death of the collector" where a mysterious character Mr. B. that collected artworks and perso ...
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    Death of Artist / ARDIAN ISUFI Two years ago at the Venice Biennale artists-curators Elmgreen - Dragset introduced in Nordic countries pavilion installation titled "The Death of the collector" where a mysterious character Mr. B. that collected artworks and personal ite ...
    over a 1 year ago

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