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Performa 17 In the News

Artforum

November 20, 2017

Performa Names Kemang Wa Lehulere as 2017 Malcolm McLaren Award Winner

By Editors

 

Art News

November 20, 2017

Performa Names Kemang Wa Lehulere Winner of Fourth Malcolm McLaren Award

By Nate Freeman

 

The Economist

November 16, 2017

The Rise and Rise of Performance Art

By Emily Bobrow

 

Frieze

November 16, 2017

This is the Subtext

By Thora Siemsen

 

New York Times

November 14, 2017

Gillian Walsh, Taking Dance to a Still Place

By Siobhan Burke

 

The New Yorker

November 12, 2017

Barbara Kruger’s Supreme Performance

By Jamie Lauren Keiles

 

Cultured

November 2017

Paintings that Strike a Chord

By Rachel Small

 

Nylon

November 15, 2017

Barbara Kruger's Volcom x Performa Collection is Not a Dig at Supreme

By Hayden Manders

 

ARTnews

November 17, 2017

For Performa, Jason Moran Summons Music for Julie Mehretu’s Paintings in an Empty Church

By Andy Battaglia

 

Vogue

November 10, 2017

Barbara Kruger’s Untitled (The Drop) Is a Jab at Streetwear’s “Totally Uncool Jokers”—Does It Succeed?

By Steff Yotka

 

Mousse

November 14, 2017

Conversations: Performa 17

By Agnieszka Gratza

 

Architect’s Newspaper

November 2017

Architecture and Performance Program

By Editors

 

Hyperallergic

November 14, 2017

Dances of Doom and Transcendence

By Laila Pedro

 

Surface

November 2017

Itinerary: Performa 17 at Citywide Locations

By Editors

 

ARTnews

November 17, 2017

Magical Mystery Tour: In an Enigmatic Performa Work, Anu Vahtra Reveals SoHo’s Past

By Grace Halio

 

Selections

November 16, 2017

Performa 17 Opening Week Review

By Jareh Das

 

 

Okay Africa

November 14, 2017

Performa 17: The Nest Collective Explores Afrofuturism, Black Silence & Protest in Film

By Amirah Mercer

 

Office

November 12, 2017

On Art and Activism

By Anna Zanes

 

Timeout

November 10, 2017

Performa 17

By Editors

 

W Magazine

November 2017

Roya Sachs, Curator

By Editors

 

NY1

November 14, 2017

Why Some Turn a Manhattan Living Space into Performance Art

By Roger Clark

 

Gayletter

November 14, 2017

Zanele Muholi at the Stonewall Inn

By Eric Lopez

 

Art Radar

November 14, 2017

6 highlights from Performa 17 in New York

By Junni Chen

 

The Hollywood Reporter

November 14, 2017

Barbara Kruger Takes on Supreme With New Pop-Up

By Sarah Gidick


The New York Times

November 9, 2017

Performa 17: Absurd Times, Absurd Acts

By Nancy Princenthal

"Performa...presents artists whose work, even when rough, are visually arresting, emotionally gripping and technically sophisticated."

 

Garage

November 8, 2017

Teju Cole Performs the Trump Nightmare

By Orit Gat

 "Is work that is made rapidly and intensely necessarily shallow, or does it have the opportunity to actually be thick in texture, and difficult: Does it have the ability to draw blood?”

 

Vogue

November 10, 2017

With Zanele Muholi, the South African LGBTQ Community Is (Literally) Taking Center Stage

By Mary Wang

 “…If there’s a space that is open to me, I give it to all of us.”

 

Village Voice

November 7, 2017

Zanele Muholi Brings her "Visual Activism" Out of Africa, and Into New York

By Siddhartha Mitter

“We all have skeletons in our closet. I decided not to see a shrink, but instead to use photography. I shift the focus from many other things and come back to my senses. It’s like going back to my mother’s womb.”

 

Gayletter

November 8, 2017

Performa Afterhours with Artist Zanele Muholi at Public Arts

By Editors

 

Timeout

November 8, 2017

Performa AFTERHOURS: Richard Kennedy, Tabita Rezaire and SHYBOI

By Editors

 

Designboom

November 10, 2017

Performa 17 brings to life Francois Dallegret’s iconic environment-bubble

By Kieron Marchese

 

The Architect’s Newspaper

November 9, 2017

Performa Brings Francois Dallegret's Iconic "Environment-Bubble" to Life

By William Menking

 

Huffington Post

November 7, 2017

Queer South African Artists Bring NYC Festival to a Halt

By Editors

 

W

November 8, 2017

Here's One Simple Protest on the Anniversary of Trump's Election: Let Out a Primal Scream Like Yoko Ono

By Stephanie Eckardt

 

Garage

November 7, 2017

William Kentridge's Multimedia Performance Turns Nonsence into Politics

By Eleanor Heartney

 

WNYC

November 7, 2017

Performa 17 Brings Performance Art to NYC

By Editors

 

Hyperallergic

November 8, 2017

A Marching Band Celebrates its Political Roots in Harlem

By Elisa Wouk Almino

 

Hyperallergic

November 6, 2017

William Kentridge Incants Kurt Schwitter's Iconic Dada Sound Poem

By Meghan Forbes

 

The Cut

November 6, 2017

I Think About This a Lot: When a 60-Something Feminist Artist Dragged Overgrown Skaters

By Kat Stoeffel

 

Dazed Digital

November 9, 2017

Hype! Barbara Kruger is doing a ‘Supreme drop’ in NYC today

By Anna Cafolla

 

This Week in New York

November 4, 2017

Performa/MetLive Arts - Eiko Otake: A Body in Places - The Met Edition

By Editors

 

Office

November 10, 2017

Audience Overload, by Brian Belott - PENDING CORRECTION

By Julius Frazer

 

Office

November 4, 2017

Biennial Branding by Barbara Kruger

By Anna Zanes

 

Garage

November 6, 2017

Narcissister Starts a Pussy Riot at Performa

By Paddy Johnson

 

Calarts Blog

November 6, 2017

Visual Artist Kelly Nipper Presents Terre Mecanique at Performa 17

By Elizabeth Liang

 

Broadway World

November 8, 2017

Times Square Arts and Performa present Mohau Modisakeng's ZION

By Editors

 

Flash Art 50

November 9, 2017

Xavier Cha/Performa/New York

By Stephanie Murg

 

The Cut

November 8, 2017

See and Be Zanele Muholi, a Photographer Who Considers Herself More of a "Visual Artist"

By Carl Swanson


New York Times

October 29, 2017

MetroCards With Barbara Kruger Art Are Coming to New York City

By Andrew Chow

 

Artnet news

October 30, 2017

Taking the Plunge: 5 Famous Artists on Risking Their Dignity—by Trying Performance Art

By Hilarie Sheets

 

I-D Magazine
October 30, 2017

barbara kruger metrocards now exist

By Hannah Ongley


Even

November 3, 2017

Hidden Noise

By Rebecca Siegel

 

High Snobiety

October 30, 2017

New York City Is Getting Two Limited-Edition Barbara Kruger-Designed MetroCards

By Fabian Gorsler

 

Gothamist

October 30, 2017

50,000 Limited Edition Barbara Kruger MetroCards Hitting Subway Stations This Week

By Jen Carlson

 

ARTnews

October 30, 2017

Morning Links: Barbara Kruger MetroCards Edition

By Editors


Widewalls

October 30, 2017

11 Must-See Visual Art Projects at PERFORMA 17 in NYC

By Andreja Velimirović

 

DAMN

October 25, 2017

At the heart of PERFORMA, with RoseLee Goldberg

By Christina Guadalupe

 

Hyperallergic

October 30, 2017

Your Bus Ride Is a Battleground: Barbara Kruger Designed NYC MetroCard

By Claire Voon

 

W Magazine
November 3, 2017

Hi, Supreme. Barbara Kruger Just Made Her Own Skateboards with a Message: "Don't Be a Jerk"

By Stephanie Eckardt

 

ARTnews

November 3, 2017

No Uncool Jokers Here: Barbara Kruger Debuts Installation at Manhattan Skate Park

By John Chiaverina

 

ARTnews

November 3, 2017

At Performa, Xavier Cha Debuts a Work About Relationships, Videos, and the Internet

By Alex Greenberger

 

Garage

November 3, 2017

Barbara Kruger's Skatepark Takeover is a Supreme Work of Art

By Orit Gat


Artforum

October 30, 2017

500 Words: Jimmy Robert

By David Huber

 

New York Magazine
October 30, 2017

High Brow

By Editors

 

Art21

October 30, 2017

This Week in Art 10.30-11.5: Performa 17 Starts Wednesday

By Lindsey Davis

 

Curbed NY

October 30, 2017

Barbara Kruger-designed MetroCards will appear in the NYC subway this week

By Amy Plitt

 

Patch.com

October 30, 2017

Barbara Kruger MetroCards: How To Get Artist-Designed Swipe

By Brendan Krisel

 

New York Times

November 30, 2017

New York Today: Preparing for the Next Sandy

By Jonathan Wolfe

 

AM New York

October 31, 2017

MetroCards by Barbara Kruger to be released at select subway stations

By Lauren Cook

Artnet news

October 31, 2017

Art Industry News: Barbara Kruger Has Designed Profound MetroCards for NYC + More Must-Read Stories

By Editors

 

The Sun Daily

October 31, 2017

Performa unites performance and architecture on the streets of NYC

By Editors

 

CR Fashion Book

November 1, 2017

BARBARA KRUGER TURNS NYC SUBWAY CARDS INTO SWIPEABLE ART

By Aria Darcella

 

GQ

November 1, 2017

The MTA Just Dropped More Collectible MetroCards

By Liza Corsilla

 

Bedford + Bowery

November 1, 2017

Barbara Kruger’s New Skatepark Art Has Skaters Flipping Out

By Matthew Silver

 

ZEALnyc

November 1, 2017

Performance Art Takes Over NYC With Performa 17 Biennial

By A.E. Colas

 

Art in America

November 1, 2017

IN THE STUDIO: YTO BARRADA

By Ross Simonini


Culture Type

November 1, 2017

Survey: The Latest News in African American Art and Beyond, Nov. 1, 2017

By Victoria L. Valentine

 

Vulture

November 1, 2017

Revisiting Gordon Matta-Clark’s Fusion of Art, Architecture, and Anarchy

By Laura van Straaten

 

Artnet news

November 2, 2017

From a Creepy Barbie Performance to a Multitasking Tracey Emin, Here Are 12 Must-See Events at Performa 17

By Caroline Goldstein and Sarah Cascone

 

Shukan New Yuork Seikatsu

November 2, 2017

Performa 17

By Kyoko Sato

 

ARTnews

November 2, 2017

Performa Kicks Off with Gala Honoring Yoko Ono, Featuring Dadaist Salad and Cathartic Screaming

By Nate Freeman

 

Gothamist

November 2, 2017

Photos: Barbara Kruger's Bold Statement Pieces Now Up Around NYC

By Jen Carlson


Art Zealous

November 2, 2017

Performa Furthers its Legacy for Art-Inspired and Interactive Events: 2017 Gala Honors Yoko Ono and Wendy Fisher

By Emily Cocco

 

Artribune

November 2, 2017

Barbara Kruger invade New York. L’installazione in uno skate park

By Valentina Tanni

 

Haute Living

November 2, 2017

MTA Launches New Barbara Kruger Artist MetroCards

By Tim Latterner

 

Hyperallergic

November 2, 2017

Astrological Aesthetics: November 2017 Horoscopes

By Editors

 

Artsy

November 2, 2017

I Went to Barbara Kruger’s First-Ever Performance—and Left with a Skateboard

By Scott Indrisek

 

The PR Net

November 2, 2017

Performa 17 Celebrates Opening Night Gala & Artist Party

By Editors

 

New York Magazine

November 2, 2017

Weekend Agenda

By Editors

 

ArtReview

November 2, 2017

Ten shows to see

By Martin Herbert

 

The Art Newspaper

November 2, 2017

Barbara Kruger reigns supreme at Performa

By James Miller

 

Hyperallergic

November 3, 2017

Art Movements

By Tiernan Morgan

 

Artnet news

November 3, 2017

Art Industry News: Hito Steyerl Is the Art World’s Most Powerful Person + More Must-Read Stories

By Editors

 

Artnet news

October 25, 2017

A Day in the Life of RoseLee Goldberg, the World’s Busiest Performance Art Curator

By Brian Boucher

 

Galerie

October 23, 2017

The Incredible Rise of Performance Art

By Maggie Carrigan

 

W Magazine

November 2017

She Paints, He Scores

By Editors


Harper's Bazaar Korea

October 2017

Super Curators

By Yeilim Lee

 

Art Zealous

October 2, 2017

21 Fall Galas + Parties That Should Be on Your Radar

By Kristina Aducci

 

Surface

October 18, 2017

Performa 17

By Editors

 

Hyperallergic

October 20, 2017

Performa 17 is Inspired by the Anarchic, Restlessly Inventive Spirit of Dada

 

Numéro Magazine

November 1, 2017

Performance Mondiale

By Editors

 

Artnet news

October 11, 2017

 

 

 

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