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Performance Art: (Some) Theory and (Selected) Practice at the End of This Century. (Special Issue). Art Journal, Vol. 56, No. 4 (Winter 1997).

Wilson, Martha, Guest Editor.

Published by College Art Association,, New York, 1997
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120 p. 75 ill. (including color cover). Contents: editor's statement by Martha Wilson (founder of Franklin Furnace); artist's pages by Alastair MacLennan; "Resurrecting the 'Disappeared': Recollections of Artists in Absentia" by Jacki Apple; "'Presence' in absentia: Experiencing Performance as Documentation" by Amelia Jones; "Postcolonialism and Androgyny: The Performance Art of Grace Jones" by Miriam Kershaw; "Interperformance: The Live Tableaux of Suzanne Lacy, Janine Antoni, and Marina Abramovic" by Jennifer Fisher; "Some Relations between Conceptual and Performance Art" by Frazer Ward; "Wendy Geller's 48-Hour Beauty Blitz: Gender, Class and the Pleasures of Popular Culture" by Jayne Wark; "Saint Orlan Faces Reincarnation" by Jill O'Bryan; artists' statements; Syllabus and Readings: "A History of Performance" by Moira Roth. Bookseller Inventory # 014491

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Title: Performance Art: (Some) Theory and (Selected...

Publisher: College Art Association,, New York

Publication Date: 1997

Binding: Original Wraps

Book Condition:Fine

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