Maria Abramovic, The Artist is Present, a live performance at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City.

It Gets Meta: Performance Artist Slams Performance Artist With A Performance

Most people who decide the art world is too pretentious and ego-ridden make a blog post about it and go on with their day. A writer might scrawl an angry poem or post a cutting illustration as commentary. Or you could do as Lisa Levy, artist, comedian, and psychotherapist, is doing and go all the […]

Thousands of wire coat hangers converge into an art installation and destination for performance on Governor’s Island.

Hanger Barn: Recycled Art Encourages Hanging Out

An installation featuring 21,456 wire coat hangers sounds like a set up for a joke about dry cleaners or car theft. But, pending official approval and funding, instead, it will be a sculpture on Governor’s Island, going up this summer. Judges from the volunteer art coalition FIGMENT NYC chose the installation, called Hanger Barn. The […]