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Performa 17 in the News


Art in America
January 10, 2018
Reviews: Performa 17
By Helen Shaw

Frieze
December 14, 2017
Various venues, New York, USA
By Ian Bourland

Metropolis M
November 11, 2017
Performance Matters. Performa 17's opening week
By Jareh Das

ArtThrob
November 22, 2017
Without Walls: South Africa at Performa 17
By Vincent Bezuidenhout

Artforum
November 20, 2017
Performa Names Kemang Wa Lehulere as 2017 Malcolm McLaren Award Winner

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

Hyperallergic
November 14, 2017
Dances of Doom and Transcendence
By Laila Pedro

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

W Magazine
November 2017
Roya Sachs, Curator

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

Timeout
November 8, 2017
Performa AFTERHOURS: Richard Kennedy, Tabita Rezaire and SHYBOI

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The Sun Daily
October 31, 2017
Performa unites performance and architecture on the streets of NYC

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

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

New York Magazine
November 2, 2017
Weekend Agenda

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

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

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

Hyperallergic
October 20, 2017
Performa 17 is Inspired by the Anarchic, Restlessly Inventive Spirit of Dada

Numéro Magazine
November 1, 2017
Performance Mondiale

Artnet news
October 11, 2017

 

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