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TO SPEAK OF CHINESE PERFORMANCE ART AT A CROSSROADS: EASIER SAID THAN DONE

<i>In the first edition of “Guangzhou Live” in 2010, Vietnamese artist Tran Luong presented his signature performance, inviting the audience to flog the</i> …

Freed Pussy Riot Member Yekaterina Samutsevich: 'Art Must Be Political'

<i>A new interview with the convicted but recently released "hooligan"</i><p>A Moscow court this week suspended the two-year jail term of one of the three Pussy Riot defendants. The three members of the punk performance-art collective had been convicted of "hooliganism" motivated by religious hatred for a …

Lady Gaga’s Naked Stroll for Marina Abramovic’s Nonprofit Is Performance Art

Lady Gaga is lending some of her <i>ARTPOP</i> power to performance artist Marina Abramovic. Unless it’s the other way around. Gaga appears in a new video …

Unlock art: Frank Skinner gives a lesson in performance art – video

Crotchless trousers, baths of excrement, John Cage, Yoko Ono and Marina Abramovic ... in the first of a series of exclusive films with the Tate, in which stars give potted histories of art movements, Frank Skinner opens up the wild world of performance art

Why Performance Art Is a Tool to Change Human Consciousness

That is why I am doing a Kickstarter campaign to create an institute for long durational performance. The Marina Abramovic Institute (MAI) will be my …

Gay Student To Lose His Virginity In Live Sex Performance For Art

A gay student plans to lose his virginity live on stage -- all in the name of art.<p>Clayton Pettet, a 19-year-old art student at Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design in London, plans to have gay sex in front of a crowd of between 50 and 100 people in London on Jan. 25, 2014, for a project …

Art student wants to lose virginity in front of audience – has he gone too far?

"Art can't shock us anymore – we are all bohemians now," says artist Grayson Perry.<p>But student artist at Central Saint Martin's, Clayton Pettet, has attracted much attention with a planned piece of performance art, during which he will lose his virginity in front of 100 people in a gallery in …

Nine Must-See Events at NYC’s Premier Performance Art Festival

From a musical performance that gossips about Beyoncé to opera singers on bicycles, the team behind PERFORMA picks the nine must-see shows during the …

Marina Abramović: The high priestess of performance art talks Givenchy, opera and her upcoming Luminato showcase

Marina Abramović: The high priestess of performance art talks Givenchy, opera and her upcoming Luminato showcase<p>Date June 13, 2013<p>Few can claim to …

The 10 most shocking performance artworks ever

Artist Pyotr Pavlensky has made eyes water all over the world with his protest against Russia's descent into authoritarianism – nailing his testicles to the ground in Red Square on Sunday to denounce Vladimir Putin's "police state". Yet connoisseurs of performance art are probably already saying: …