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Unlimited Action: The Performance of Extremity in the 1970s

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Unlimited action concerns the limits imposed upon art and life, and the means by which artists have exposed, refused, or otherwise reshaped the horizon of aesthetics and of the practice of art, by way of performance art. It examines the 'performance of extremity' as practices at the limits of the histories of performance and art, in performance art's most fertile and prescient decade, the 1970s. Dominic Johnson recounts and analyses game-changing performance events by six artists: Kerry Trengove, Ulay, Genesis P-Orridge, ...

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Unlimited Action: The Performance of Extremity in the 1970s
2018, Manchester University Press, Manchester

ISBN-13: 9781526135513

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Unlimited Action: The Performance of Extremity in the 1970s
2018, Manchester University Press, Manchester

ISBN-13: 9780719091605

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