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Performance art

Zardulu behind video of iguana appearing in Miami family’s toilet

The performance piece, viewed by millions as a viral news story, was based on an ancient Greek myth of Kronos usurping the throne of Ouranos, the artist tells us

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Art Basel in Miami Beach

Artists get down to work at the fair

Stands are transformed into studios as live works lay bare artists’ practice

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Art Basel in Miami Beach

Rita Ora, free Botox and more Miami gossip

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In the frame

A performance knocks a brutal white male doctor off his pedestal

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Exhibitions

Secret objects tell life story of Emirati conceptual pioneer Hassan Sharif

Sharjah show recreates late artist’s studio

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Performance art

Pacific Standard Time announces performance art festival to extend second edition

Latin American and Latinx artists will create 75 projects across the Los Angeles area

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Abu Dhabi Focus podcast, episode three: how the UAE art scene became a force to be reckoned with

Art dealer Thaddaeus Ropac and curator Maya Allison tell us how the nation’s creative ambitions have blossomed. Plus: Silver Lion-winning musician and artist Hassan Khan on his Abu Dhabi Art performance

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Ragnar Kjartansson

Ragnar Kjartansson’s new work will see popular Italian song being played repeatedly for five weeks

The durational performance will take place at National Museum of Cardiff next year

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In the frame

Pussy Riot takes Trump Tower

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Performance art

Barbara Kruger to stage first live performance for New York’s Performa festival

The work Untitled (The Drop) will take place on three consecutive Thursdays in November

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Protest

Performance artist Pyotr Pavlensky sets fire to a bank in Paris

Russian artist famous for nailing scrotum to Moscow’s Red Square invokes the “great French Revolution”

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Frieze 2017

Marina Abramovic abandons plans for New York institute

Performance artist unable to raise $31m required for Koolhaas design

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Features

Encore! Tate’s New Performance plan

Artists like Marvin Gaye Chetwynd have prompted a rethink in the Tate’s approach to live art

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Frieze 2017

New Tate fund puts performance centre-stage

Scheme aims to bridge gap between collecting and displaying the medium

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Tate Modern

Visitors clock in and make pots on Tate Modern’s factory production line

Installation developed by Clare Twomey explores issues around collective labour

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Artists

Rashaad Newsome leads the parade at Detroit light art festival

And the artist gives a hint of his upcoming performance at the Park Avenue Armory

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In the frame

Solange has something to say to the art world

The performer let loose at a sold-out talk at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago this week

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Performance art

New York’s Performa festival announces new commissions by Barbara Kruger

The artist will also design marketing materials for the biennial of performance art

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Museums

Naked man in a box who crashed the Met gala is arrested

The Russian performance artist targets high-profile art events in his Foundling series

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Nitsch performance using slaughtered bull to go ahead in Tasmania

A petition launched by an animal rights group to block the work has attracted 20,000 signatures

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Tate Modern opens first 'live' show with mist, plants and a rave

Series of exhibitions dedicated to live art will be annual with BMW's support

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Performa 17 commissions will investigate Dada's history of performance

This year's projects include work by William Kentridge and a collaboration between Julie Mehretu and Jason Moran