List of illustrations

  • Terrain
  • Joan Mitchell in her St. Mark’s Place studio, New York
  • Meat Joy
  • Soap & Eyes
  • Madame Cézanne in a Yellow Armchair
  • Walking Man (L’Homme qui marche)
  • Number 1A, 1948
  • Gold Marilyn Monroe
  • Mont Sainte-Victoire Seen from Les Lauves
  • Trio A
  • Ronald Martin, Robert Patterson, and Mark Martin stage sit-down strike after being refused service at a F. W. Woolworth luncheon counter, Greensboro, NC
  • The Courtyard
  • Performance Piece
  • Northeast Passing
  • Performance view of Yvonne Rainer's "The Mind is a Muscle, Part I or Trio A"
  • Suprematist Painting
  • Shimmering Substance
  • Connie's Painting
  • Untitled
  • Untitled
  • Autumn Rhythm (Number 30)
  • Martha Graham teaching at Connecticut College
  • Martha Graham in Cave of the Heart
  • Three Satie Spoons
  • Three Satie Spoons
  • Fontana Mix, ED 48/92
  • Yvonne Rainer rehearsing Three Seascapes
  • See-Saw
  • Satie for Two
  • We Shall Run Floor Patterns
  • Performance view of Yvonne Rainer's "We Shall Run," Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Conn., March 7, 1965
  • Terrain ("Fast" in the section called "Play")
  • Performance view of Yvonne Rainer's "Parts of Some Sextets," Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT, March 7, 1965
  • Antic Meet
  • Word Words
  • Performance view of Yvonne Rainer's "We Shall Run," Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT, March 7, 1965
  • Terrain ("Love" in the section called "Play")
  • Untitled (Table)
  • Performance view of Yvonne Rainer’s “Lecture,” from the first version of "The Mind is a Muscle
  • Robert Morris, installation view, Green Gallery, New York
  • Two Columns
  • Table from A Quasi Survey of Some Minimalist Tendencies in the Quantitatively Minimal Dance Activity Midst the Plethora
  • Northeast Passing
  • Performance view of Yvonne Rainer's "Trio B," from "The Mind is a Muscle," Anderson Theater, New York
  • Trio A (The Mind is a Muscle, Part I)
  • Meat Joy
  • Meat Joy
  • Personae: JT and Three Kitch's
  • Three Figures after Pontormo
  • Quarry Transposed (Central Park in the Dark)
  • Full Fathom Five
  • Fool's House
  • Collection
  • Performance view of Lucinda Child's "Carnation," Judson Memorial Church, New York
  • Chromelodeon
  • Glass Environment for Sound and Motion
  • Newspaper Event
  • Performance view of Carolee Schneemann's "Lateral Splay," Judson Memorial Church, New York
  • Performance view of Carolee Schneemann's "Meat Joy," Judson Memorial Church, New York
  • Meat Joy
  • Performance view of Carolee Schneemann's "Meat Joy," Judson Memorial Church, New York
  • Meat Joy
  • Meat Joy
  • Meat Joy
  • Meat Joy
  • Meat Joy
  • Meat Joy
  • Meat Joy
  • Meat Joy
  • Performance view of Carolee Schneemann's "Meat Joy," Judson Memorial Church, New York
  • Meat Joy
  • Performance view of Carolee Schneemann's "Meat Joy," Judson Memorial Church, New York
  • Poster for "Bikini Beach," American International Pictures
  • Meat Joy
  • Three Adaptation Studies Diagram
  • Blindfolded Catching
  • Soap & Eyes
  • Hand & Mouth
  • Specification Piece
  • Back cover, Interfunktionen
  • One and Three Chairs
  • Language Is Not Transparent
  • Target with Plaster Casts
  • A Situation Using the Streets, Walking, Running (Activity for the exhibition "Street Works II")
  • Adrian Piper, 1970, New York
  • Twelve Pictures, detail (snapshot 5, 6, 9)
  • Lay of the Land (Photograph taken during a photo piece, Central Park, New York, August 3, 1969)
  • Following Piece (activity for the exhibition "Street Works IV")
  • Following Piece (activity for the exhibition "Street Works IV")
  • Following Piece Daily Episodes
  • Performance photograph of Scott Burton's "Self-work: Dream," October 1969, for the exhibition "Street Works IV," American Federation of Arts Building, New York
  • Performance (Sitting, Undergoing, Going Under)
  • Performance Test
  • Step Piece
  • Step Piece Progress Report
  • Hand & Mouth
  • Run-off
  • Proximity Piece (performance for the exhibition "Software," Jewish Museum, New York)
  • Proximity Piece (performance for the exhibition "Software," Jewish Museum, New York)
  • 35 Approaches (installation/activity for the exhibition "Recorded Activities," Moore College of Art, Philadelphia)
  • 35 Approaches, detail (installation/activity for the exhibition "Recorded Activities," Moore College of Art, Philadelphia)
  • Centers
  • Catalysis IV (#4 of 5)
  • Rosa Parks riding a newly integrated bus in Montgomery, Alabama, following the end of the 381-day Montgomery Bus Boycott
  • Spiraling down
  • Act, from The Mind is a Muscle
  • Performance view of Yvonne Rainer's "The Mind is a Muscle," Anderson Theater, New York
  • Spiraling down
  • Spiraling down
  • Spiraling down
  • Spiraling down
  • Program for "Yvonne Rainer: 'RoS Indexical' and 'Spiraling Down'" at REDCAT, Los Angeles
  • All of Me
  • Spiraling Down
  • Spiraling Down
  • The Dance
  • Spiraling Down
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~Nearly every line in the following pages is in some way addressed to gifts received from one of six people. I thank Yvonne Rainer, Carolee Schneemann, and Vito Acconci for giving form to ideas we can trust; Anne Wagner and Tim Clark for an education as joyous as it was demanding; and Blake Stimson for conversations that helped this book begin to claim and then sing...
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~In a photograph taken in 1963 during a performance of Yvonne Rainer’s evening-length dance Terrain, two young men in tights stand on a scuffed stage behind a traffic blockade brought in from the street (fig. 1). They rest their hands and wrists on the blockade’s smudged horizontal bar, looking off to the right...
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~In the context of an everyday world in which gunslingers traveling the road west fit between commercial...
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~Like the other two artists at the center of this study, Carolee Schneemann focused her work on the everyday materiality of bodies, but in her case that meant first...
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~Like Yvonne Rainer and like Carolee Schneeman, Vito Acconci’s work presents the body’s unintended movements for us to look at and respond to as part of his art’s forms. But Acconci takes the implications of the unintended into less seductive, more repellent territory. Acconci explored a relationship between structure and the...
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A key feature of the modernist model of art that I have been trying to describe in this book is its embrace of alternative abstractions to those that capitalist consumer culture...
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Illustration Credits
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