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Performa Makes Changes to Board of Directors, Adding Shirin Neshat and Promoting Rashid Johnson

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RoseLee Goldberg and Edgar Arceneaux. MAX LAKNER/BFA.COM/COURTESY PERFORMA

Performa Names Edgar Arceneaux Winner of the Malcolm McLaren Award

Performa announced today that the Los Angeles–based artist Edgar Arceneaux has won the biennial’s Malcolm McLaren Award for his performance Until, Until, Until…, staged for the first time on Friday, in New York.Named for the British artist who was also … Read More

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Jesper Just, in the shadow/of a spectacle/is the view of the crowd, 2015, videos, installation, performance. PAULA COURT/COURTESY PERFORMA

‘I’m in a State of Waiting Here’: Skyscrapers, Videos, and Free Juice at Jesper Just’s Performa Commission

Last Friday, while waiting in line to see Jesper Just and FOS’s Performa commission, one chicly dressed attendee could be heard saying, “I love this idea of ‘Don’t have a performance within your performance.’ ” Alas, there was a performance in … Read More

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Francesco Vezzoli and David Hallberg, Fortuna Desperata, 2015. .COURTESY PERFORMA

Ye Olde Performace Art Biennial: Renaissance-Themed Performa Opens In New York

The biennial Performa’s opening-night gala for its tenth-anniversary edition happened to fall on All Saints’ Day, and so it’s appropriate that the chosen setting was a church. On Sunday, a small group of guests were led into the nave of St. … Read More

Marina Abramović photographed at her New York City apartment on September 18. ©KATHERINE MCMAHON

‘…But We Can’t Pay You’: Performance Art and Money’s Knotty Relationship

A year ago, in a former bank in Brooklyn, RoseLee Goldberg hosted a postmodern fundraiser featuring a “special food performance” by artist Jennifer Rubell. The event was to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the Performa biennial, founded in 2004 by … Read More

Open Sesame: Art Events in New York

9 Art Events To Attend In New York City This Week

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Performa 15 Picks Australia as Focus Country

Australia has been selected as the country of focus for Performa 15’s Pavilion Without Walls, the performance art biennial announced today. Performa opens November 1 and runs for three weeks in New York.Performances and installations by Agatha Gothe-Snape, Brian Fuata, Richard … Read More

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Iona Rozeal Brown’s Battle of Yestermore. 


Performa and Lafayette Anticipation to Launch Partnership At 2015 Biennial

Today, Performa announced a new partnership with the Paris-based arts organization Lafayette Anticipation, Fondation Galeries Lafayette, which will begin with Performa’s 2015 biennial this November.Founded in 2013, Lafayette Anticipation is known for generating new works by contemporary artists, with a special emphasis … Read More

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Performa 15 Announces Premieres and Commissions by Oscar Murillo, Wyatt Kahn, More

Today Performa announced another batch of premieres and commissions today for its upcoming, three-week performance festival, Performa 15, which will take place in various locations around New York City in November. This year’s Performa asks its commissioned artists to respond … Read More

Paweł Althamer and Rafal Zwirek in front of Althamer’s Queen Mother of Reality, a Performa Commission for Performa 13.Courtesy Socrates Sculpture Park

All in the Family: Paweł Althamer Closes Out His Socrates Sculpture Park Run

Polish artist Pawel Althamer, who in April closed his exuberant, expansive installation, performance, and sculpture show at the New Museum, to which museum visitors were invited to contribute, took his roving party to Socrates Sculpture Park in Long Island City last Friday night to mark the … Read More

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What a Short, Strange Miami Trip It’s Been

Best optical illusion, best cat, and other highlights that linger in the mind and the brain after five days of fair-going Read More


That Seventies Sensibility

A wave of exhibitions shows how the open-ended, experimental, hardscrabble, less cynical esthetic of the ’70s is appealing to artists and curators Read More


A New Creativity?

Now that the days of glitz and glamour in the art market are over, how will creativity be affected? Some artists, curators, museum directors, and dealers predict a new seriousness. Others warn against bohemian fantasy. But all agree the conversation has changed. Read More