Performance Art: From Futurism to the Present

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H.N. Abrams, 1988 - Arts, Modern - 216 pages
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Looks at the history of performance art, discusses Futurism, Constructiveism, Dada, Surrealism, and the Bauhaus, and identifies themes of modern performance art

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This is one of the most thorough books on the subject of performance Art! It is a book that you will want to re-read here and there for the rest of your life.
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this book has truly been an inspiration. very through, and extremely readable. it really pulls together the origins of performance art among different art movements. i strongly recommend this to all artists and music performers. Read full review

Contents

Foreword
7
Futurism
11
Russian Futurism and Constructivism
31
Copyright

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About the author (1988)

RoseLee Goldberg is an art historian, curator, critic and leading authority on performance art. Among her other books are "Laurie Anderson, Performance Art: From Futurism to the Present", and "Performance: Live Art Since the 60s".

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