The Concrete Body: Yvonne Rainer, Carolee Schneemann, Vito Acconci

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Yale University Press, Dec 6, 2016 - Art - 224 pages
This highly original book examines the work of three 1960s performance artists who utilized the human body as an abstract expressive medium laden with political promise.
 

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Contents

Introduction When the Body Is the Material
1
Yvonne Rainer
30
Carolee Schneemann
77
Vito Acconci
122
Coda Forming the Senses
164
Notes
183
Bibliography
205
Index
219
Illustration Credits
225
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Elise Archias is assistant professor of art history at the University of Illinois, Chicago.

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