PRINT January 2001

International Shorts

Barry Schwabsky, Michael Archer, Rachel Withers

HAVE ALL THE GREAT OLD BODY artists given up on raw, in-person performance? Not really, but even those who have bring a special sense of immediacy to their work in other media. The Arnolfini in Bristol is focusing on a couple of classic American performance artists who have turned their attention to different modes of artmaking. Vito Acconci’s first major British show (Jan. 14–Mar. 4) focuses on his recent work—proposals for public projects on an architectural scale. Their installation will itself be an Acconci project. Next comes the first UK show, period, of Eleanor Antin (Mar. 18–June 6), which will present, by contrast, a broad range of her work (photography, installations, and so on) from the ’70s to the present, thereby introducing the British to her various alter egos, such as the black Russian ballerina Eleanora Antinova. For veteran Actionist Hermann Nitsch, making a

to keep reading

Artforum print subscribers have full access to this article. If you are a subscriber, sign in below.

Not registered for Register here.

SUBSCRIBE NOW at the discounted rate of $45 a year—70% off the newsstand price—and receive the print magazine plus full online access to this issue and our archive.*

Order the PRINT EDITION of the January 2001 issue for $17 or the ONLINE EDITION for $5.99.

* This rate applies to U.S. domestic subscriptions.