'Juxtaposing startling images and texts, this acclaimed book presents the broadest panorama ever of this multi-faceted artform. From Yves Klein and Piero Manzoni to Joseph Beuys, Robert Wilson, Meredith Monk, Laurie Anderson, Pina Bausch, Matthew Barney, Billl T. Jones, Gilbert & George, Mona Hatoum and many others, with scores of works from Europe, the Americas, Japan and Australia, this is a landmark publication indispensable to all those interested in visual culture.' — from the back cover

Includes a chronology, artists' biographies, and a bibliography.

Note: Only featured artists of Asian descent are included in the 'Artists' field.
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Onsite

Location code REF.GOR
Language

English

Publication/Creation date

2004

No of pages

240

ISBN / ISSN

0500282196

No of copies

1

Content type

monograph

Chapter headings
Introduction
Chapter 1: Performance, Politics, Real Life
Chapter 2: Theater, Music, Opera
Chapter 3: The Body: Ritual, Living Sculpture, Performed Photography
Chapter 4: Identities: Feminism, Multiculturalism, Sexuality
Chapter 5: Dance
Chapter 6: Video, Rock 'n' Roll, the Spoken Word
Performance: Live Art Since the 60s
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Performance: Live Art Since the 60s