Body art – Performance, the focus on the body

The foremost purpose of performance art has almost always been to challenge the conventions of traditional forms of visual art such as painting and sculpture. When these modes no longer seem to answer artists’ needs – when they seem too conservative, or too enmeshed in the traditional art world and too distant from ordinary people – artists have often turned to performance in order to find new audiences and test new ideas…

Amikor a hagyományos képzőművészetek, a festészet és a szobrászat már nem elég, hogy válaszoljon a művész igényeinek… tesztelik az új ötleteket, keresik az új közönséget…

The focus on the body
The focus on the body
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