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Exclusive Interview at Art Miami with Eli Klein on Artist Liu Bolin

Liu Bolin is famous for disappearing and is sometimes referred to as “The Invisible Man”. When examining one of his many photographs of natural settings or recognized cityscapes – New York’s Wall Street or Beijing’s Forbidden City — and suddenly you may notice a wrinkle or line, revealing the chameleon himself. The artist paints his …

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Performance Artist Almagul Menlibayeva

                            Almagul Menlibayeva   Russia conquered Kazakhstan in the 18th century. By 1936, that vast Middle Asian country had become a Soviet republic. This means that for most of the 20th century indigenous Kazakhstani culture was de-emphasized in favor of Soviet culture. Russian became the country’s official language and communism the official system. The loaded …

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Interview with the Emerging Proactive Performance Artist Kate Crash

Kate Crash is a multi-media performance artist and musician, whose work focuses on alternative ways of promoting proactive positive change.  She is heavily influenced by her mother’s work in the field of civil rights, the philanthropic grassroots approach of EZTV, and the generosity of the Armory Center for the Arts (for providing her free art …

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Lita Albuquerque Spine of the Earth

Lita Albuquerque is an American installation artist who recently recreated her 1980 internationally acclaimed piece entitled, Spine of the Earth. Albuquerque graduated with a BFA from the University of California before emerging onto the California performance art scene in the early seventies.  She was apart of Light and Space, a movement influenced by John Dwyer …

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If I Can’t Dance Presents Guy de Cointet’s ‘Five Sisters’ at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)

  Recently, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art hosted If I Can’t Dance, I Don’t Want To Be Part Of Your Revolution’s production of Five Sisters by Guy de Cointet. If I Can’t Dance, an Amsterdam based organization is dedicated to exploring the evolution and typology of performance and performativity in contemporary art. They …

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On Location at Art Los Angeles Contemporary with Judy Chicago’s Sublime Environments.

Judy Chicago’s Sublime Environments performative installation, opened the Art Los Angeles Contemporary fair this past weekend, and initiated Pacific Standard Time’s 11-day Performance and Public Art Festival. Twenty-five tons of dry ice composed 10 ziggurats, stacked and organized in a large oval just outside the Santa Monica, Barker Hangar entrance.Awestruck patrons were forced to reckon …

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Hirokazu Kosaka’s Pacific Standard Time’s Performance “Kalpa” at the Getty Center

PHOTOS and ARTICLE by Estée Ochoa When a performance is presented by James Cuno, president of The J. Paul  Getty Trust and the venue is The Getty Museum’s Central Plaza, you know your in for something great. In most cases, the venue is as much a part of the process in performance art as the artist performing.  Hirokazu Kosaka’s site-specific …

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Suzanne Lacy’s Three Weeks in January with LA’s Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa

On January 12, 2012 the Mayor of Los Angeles presented Suzanne Lacy’s public, artwork installation, Three Weeks in January: End Rape in Los Angeles.  Pacific Standard Time and LACE projects is a collaborative work combining performance and conceptual art and is a re-creation of her pioneering social artwork Three Weeks in May, which first took place …

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Video Performance Art

Performance artists and digital video performance art using video recording technology embrace a future form of art that has yet to achieve it’s total vortex.  Video performance art can not be categorized as one of many traditional plastic art forms, but connects more appropriately on the temporal level of arts of music, theater, performance, and …

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