In Memory of Carolee Schneemann

Carolee Schneemann. Up To and Including Her Limits. 1971–76. Two-channel video (Betacam Digital and DVD; colour, sound), six TV monitors, three drawings, a harness, a rope and a projection without film. Image courtesy P.P.O.W. Gallery.

Carolee Schneemann (1939–2019) has been most remembered as a performance artist who dared to show and perform with her body in the early 1960s, when it was entirely taboo to do so. Intent on investigating whether a female sexual identity did in fact exist, many thought the artist used her own body as a canvas. However Schneemannn’s art career began as a painter…

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