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ROSELEE GOLDBERG — PERFORMANCE NOW

RoseLee Goldberg’s new large-format book on performance art—PERFORMANCE NOW—focuses on works made since 1999, when the art form made its move into museums, biennials, and art fairs. The volume includes six texts—”Performance as Visual Art,” “World Citizenship: Performance as Global Language,” “Radical Action: On Performance and Politics,” “Dance After Choreography, Off Stage: New Theatre,” and […]

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JILL JOHNSTON DANCING

In 1963 and 1964, Andy Warhol captured dancer-choreographers Lucinda Childs, Yvonne Rainer, and Freddy Herko, and Village Voice dance critic Jill Johnston with his Bolex—performing in lofts, on rooftops, and at Judson. These cinematic time capsules will be screened this weekend and next at the Whitney, and in early December at MOMA. The films include Jill […]

SIMONE FORTI IN CONVERSATION

To celebrate the publication of THE BEAR IN THE MIRROR—her collection of stories, prose-poems, drawings, photos, letters, notes, and memories—Simone Forti will join Luke Johnson in conversation this weekend at Artbook.   SIMONE FORTI THE BEAR IN THE MIRROR book launch Saturday, November 17, at 2 pm. Artbook, Hauser & Wirth, 917 East 3rd Street, downtown […]

OLIVIER MEYROU’S CÉLÉBRATION

Documentarian Olivier Meyrou was imbedded within the house of Yves Saint Laurent from 1998 to 2001, the designer’s last years at the maison he founded with Pierre Bergé. Unsurprisingly, neither of the principals was in top form during these years of final decline, and—displeased with the results—Bergé suppressed the commercial release of the footage. Since his death […]

IRVING BLUM IN CONVERSATION

“Warhol didn’t make a mark on American culture. He became the instrument with which American culture designated itself.” — Peter Schjeldahl In conjunction with the Whitney show ANDY WARHOL—FROM A TO B AND BACK AGAIN, Irving Blum—whose Ferus Gallery in Los Angeles was the first to exhibit Warhol’s post-advertising artwork, the Campbell’s soup-can paintings—will talk […]