Sunday, April 25, 2010

Difference and Gender

Barbara Kruger
Your Body is a Battleground

Yoko Ono
Cut Piece
965, Carnegie Hall

Carolee Schneeman
Meat Joy

First performed as part of the First Festival of Free Expression at the American Center in Paris, and later at Judson Memorial Church in NYC.

"Meat Joy has the character of an erotic rite: excessive, indulgent, a celebration of flesh as material: raw fish, chickens, sausages, wet paint, transparent plastic, rope brushes, paper scrap. It's propulsion is toward the ecstatic-- shifting and turning between tenderness, wilderness, precision, abandon: qualities which could at any

Janine Antoni, Loving Care

Joan Semmel, Intimacy/Autonomy

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