Body Art and Performance : The Body as Language

Vergine, Lea. Body Art and Performance : The Body as Language. Milan Italie: Skira, 2000.

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Abstract (English)

"The re-issue of Lea Vergine’s groundbreaking text on Body Art, with a new introduction.When it appeared in 1974, it was the first book to witness the birth and growth of one of the most singular and controversial artistic manifestations of our century, Body Art.A thoughtful insight on the “golden age” of the Body Art movement, the magic Seventies, and several writings by the artists themselves. Featuring a large documentation of films, happenings, actions, performances, the book analyses in clear, compelling terms, the evolution of this artistic phenomenon through the works of sixty artists, including Gina Pane, Gilbert & George, Ben Vautier, Richard Serra, Franco Vaccari…" -- Publisher's website.

Types: Anthologies, essays, collections
All Contributors: Vergine, Lea (Author)
Dossier: 800 - PERFORMANCE
Collation: 294 p. ill. : 22 cm
ISBN: 8881186896
Language of Publication: English
Publishers: Milan Italie: Skira
Artists: Acconci, Vito; Anselmo, Giovanni; Arnatt, Keith; Baldessari, John; Horn, Rebecca; Nespolo, Ugo; Nagasawa, Hidetoshi; Otth, Jean; Pane, Gina; Rainer, Arnulf; [et alii]
Copyright Statement: Skira editore

First edition was published in 1974 under the title The Body as Language ("Body-art" and Performance)
Bibliography p. 293.

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Date Deposited: 19 Mar 2009
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