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Variations of a theme by Duchamp

Back in 1993, in what to my own mind may count as the single most inspired feat of performance art of all time, Pinoncelli had urinated into the sculpture as it lay on display in Nîmes, France.
Variations of a theme by Duchamp

CounterCurrent: Moved by the Motion

Completely over the top, it seemed headed on an accelerated train to boring queer performance art, but boychild used this emotional detritus to perpetually construct masks and build identities.
boychild, preparing for performance

Karin Broker: Damn Girls at McClain Gallery

The gesture of extending a bouquet to women lost and forgotten is a lovely one, but being tethered to housework seems less of a problem today than the thigh gap craze or persistent male/female wage discrepancies.
Karin Broker: Damn Girls at McClain Gallery

CAR PARTS

Images from Houston's annual rolling group show, the Art Car Parade.
CAR PARTS

House Party at Brand 10

Imagine if ABC's cheesy After School Specials featured Sesame Street characters whacked out on crack with a dose of Ryan Trecartin’s depravity. That's Elissa Stafford's House Party.
Blake, the Peeping Tom

Dictators Looking at Art II

"Art that cannot rely on the joyous, heartfelt assent of the broad and healthy mass of the people, but depends on tiny cliques that are self-interested and blasé by turns, is intolerable."
Dictators Looking at Art II

Thank You, Mrs. de Menil

It was that AHA! moment, as if I woke up from a winter sleep and was alive, feeling Mark Rothko’s art around me. Wonderful. Powerful. Unforgettable. THANK YOU Mrs. de Menil.
Thank You, Mrs. de Menil