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    • Scratching Both Walls at Once, film still.

    • Scratching Both Walls at Once, film still.

    • Performance art; Video recording; Motion pictures; Film stills; Myths; Fairy tales; Allusions; Artificial limbs; Artists; Women; Hairstyles; Posing; Interiors; Rooms & spaces; Architectural elements; Walls; Windows

    • Film still from recorded performance. "Rebecca Horn's early performances involved her strapping surreal prostheses to her body or wearing elaborate costumes. The allusions to fairy tale and myth were unmistakable but rarely specific. Since...
    • Untitled Film Still, No. 6.

    • Untitled Film Still, No. 6.

    • Photographs; Film stills; Motion pictures; Feminism; Symbols; Women; Artists; Photographers; Actors; Costumes; Fictitious characters; Daydreaming; Posing; Gestures; Leisure; Clothing & dress; Robes; Lingerie; Underwear; Mirrors; Bedsheets

    • Edition of 10. "Sherman poses as a woman daydreaming. She holds a mirror, a clichéd symbol of vanity, in one hand. Momentarily her blank stare triggers a disturbing 'double-take'. She becomes a victim of crime in a police photograph, 'killed'...
    • Car Crash.

    • Car Crash.

    • Performance art; Performances; Performances & portrayals; Accidents; Automobiles; Death; Writing; Artists; Men; Spectators; Audiences; Sitting; Standing; Costumes; Clothing & dress; Suits (Clothing); Neckties; Neckwear; Eyeglasses

    • "In a darkened room, Dine, acting the part of 'car' in a silver-sprayed cap and raincoat, swerved to avoid 'hits' from the raking 'headlights' attached to fellow performers. The lights went on and off amid clatterings and amplified collision...
    • Vagina Painting.

    • Vagina Painting.

    • Performance art; Performances; Women; Artists; Painting; Brooms & brushes; Blood; Bodily functions; Anatomy; Genitals; Human body

    • "Retrospectively this performance reads as a proto-feminist riposte to Yves Klein's usurpation of the female 'trace' of five years earlier [Anthropometries of the Blue Age, performance, 9 March 1960]." (Caption, p.105); "[…] Fluxus...
    • Untitled, detail.

    • Untitled, detail.

    • Performance art; Signs (Notices); Stripes; Patterns (Design elements); Men; Backs (Anatomy); Clothing & dress; Suits (Clothing); Walking; Automobiles; Vehicles; Sidewalks; Trees; Plants; Details

    • "This is an early example of Buren's use of stripe motifs in a public context. He has continued the practice to the present. For instance, in 1997 in Munster, Germany, his contribution to a festival of site-specific sculpture consisted of...
    • Untitled.

    • Untitled.

    • Performance art; Signs (Notices); Stripes; Patterns (Design elements); Men; Backs (Anatomy); Clothing & dress; Suits (Clothing); Walking; Automobiles; Vehicles; Sidewalks; Trees; Plants

    • "This is an early example of Buren's use of stripe motifs in a public context. He has continued the practice to the present. For instance, in 1997 in Munster, Germany, his contribution to a festival of site-specific sculpture consisted of...
    • Dancing in Peckham, film still.

    • Dancing in Peckham, film still.

    • Performance art; Video recording; Film stills; Motion pictures; Fantasy; Women; Artists; Youth; Boys; Teenagers; Dancers; Dance; Recreation; Locomotion; Human locomotion; Walking; Clothing & dress; Trousers; Shirts; T-shirts; Shoes; Footwear;...

    • Videotape; 25 minutes, color, silent; "The idea that art can provide access to an artist's inner being is amusingly, and pointedly, repudiated here. Wearing is completely immersed in her own world. In the video, no soundtrack accompanies her...
    • History Portraits, Untitled #183.

    • History Portraits, Untitled #183.

    • Photographs; Photographic prints; Women; Artists; Photographers; Actors; Costumes; Portraits; Portrait photographs; History; Fictitious characters; Standing; Posing; Clothing & dress; Dresses; Lace; Nudism; Breasts; Jewelry; Bracelets; Books;...

    • "The photographs in History Portraits are all Kodak C-prints, framed under Plexiglass, in a limited edition of six each" (p.62); silver frame (p.63).
    • History Portraits, Untitled #200.

    • History Portraits, Untitled #200.

    • Photographs; Photographic prints; Women; Artists; Photographers; Actors; Costumes; Portraits; Portrait photographs; History; Fictitious characters; Sitting; Posing; Clothing & dress; Dresses; Shawls; Headgear; Draperies; Picture frames

    • "The photographs in History Portraits are all Kodak C-prints, framed under Plexiglass, in a limited edition of six each" (p.62); silver frame (p.63).
    • History Portraits, Untitled #201.

    • History Portraits, Untitled #201.

    • Photographs; Photographic prints; Women; Artists; Photographers; Actors; Costumes; Portraits; Portrait photographs; History; Fictitious characters; Men; Sitting; Posing; Clothing & dress; Trousers; Stripes; Coats; Neckwear; Lace; Hairstyles;...

    • "The photographs in History Portraits are all Kodak C-prints, framed under Plexiglass, in a limited edition of six each" (p.62); silver frame (p.63).
    • History Portraits, Untitled #222.

    • History Portraits, Untitled #222.

    • Photographs; Photographic prints; Women; Artists; Photographers; Actors; Costumes; Portraits; Portrait photographs; History; Fictitious characters; Older people; Sitting; Posing; Clothing & dress; Dresses; Collars; Neckwear; Lace; Headgear;...

    • "The photographs in History Portraits are all Kodak C-prints, framed under Plexiglass, in a limited edition of six each" (p.62); wood frame (p.62).
    • History Portraits, Untitled #223.

    • History Portraits, Untitled #223.

    • Photographs; Photographic prints; History; Women; Artists; Photographers; Actors; Costumes; Portraits; Portrait photographs; People associated with religion; Madonnas; Saints; Mothers; Children; Boys; Infants; Sitting; Breast feeding; Feeding;...

    • "The photographs in History Portraits are all Kodak C-prints, framed under Plexiglass, in a limited edition of six each" (p.62); wood frame (p.62).
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