• L’Art au Corps

    [mac] musée d'art contemporain de Marseille

    Unfortunately, it seems that a comprehensive history of performance art and related genres in the United States, Europe, and Japan has yet to be synthesized into a single exhibition. “L’art au corps, le corps exposé de Man Ray à nos jours” (Art on the body: the body exposed, from Man Ray to the present) was presented as a historical exhibition focusing on art that uses the body itself as a medium, in particular works that emerged during the ’60s and ’70s. Intended to serve as a kind of tribute to the French journal ArTitudes and to its founder Francois Pluchart—who from 1971 to 1977 was a great

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