Performance art is a performance presented to an audience within a fine art
context, traditionally interdisciplinary. Performance may be either scripted or ...
Artworks and artists: Performance is a genre in which art is presented 'live,'
usually by the artist but sometimes with collaborators or performers. Body art and
Many people associate performance art with highly publicized controversies over
government funding of the arts, censorship, and standards of public decency.
Performance art is sometimes carefully planned and scripted but can also be
spontaneous and random. Although it often takes place in front of an audience
"Trash People" a set-up involving a mixture of performance art and installation,
and consisting of one thousand life sized people made from crushed cans, ...
The MFA is one of the first encyclopedic museums in the US to fully integrate
performance art into its collection, exhibitions, and programs. Since the opening
By Shelley Esaak. The term "Performance Art" got its start in the 1960s in the
United States. It was originally used to describe any live artistic event that
Nov 4, 2011 ... With Performa 11 in full swing through November 21, it seems like the perfect
time to introduce you to some of performance art's most important ...
Performance art, a time-based art form that typically features a live presentation
to an audience or to onlookers (as on a street) and draws on such arts as acting,
A genre of art-making in which the artwork is the artist performing—usually live
but often in a film or video. Performances started occurring in art ...