'Among the other contributions are six or so outstanding essays. Best of these have to be Gavin Butt's piece on Larry Rivers' enactment of camp sensibility and Phelan's unveiling of Warhol's accumulated American deaths. Butt and Phelan go a long way to indicating what a genuinely new art history might feel like, performing their subject from the inside in a generous identification that nevertheless resists predictable positions.'
- Mark Harris, Art Monthly'I found ... the articles included in Performing the Body/Performing theText compelling.'
- Jennie Klein, A Journal of Performance and Art
About the Author
Amelia Jones is Grierson Chair in Art History and Communication Studies at McGill University. Her books include "Irrational Modernism: A Neurasthenic History of New York Dada" (MIT Press), "Self/Image: Technology, Representation and the Contemporary Subject", and "Seeing Differently: A History and Theory of Identification and the Visual Arts."
Stephenson is Senior Lecturer in History of Art and Visual Theories at University of East London.
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