Culture Report: Photography as a Performance

By Kinsee Morlan for the Voice of San Diego on September 20, 2016

A new exhibit explores how UCSD artists pushed the bounds of photography.

Back in the 1970s and ’80s when San Diego artist Eleanor Antin taught at the University of California, San Diego, she gave students in her performance art class an offbeat assignment: Go out and commit a crime — without hurting anyone, stealing or damaging anything and without getting arrested....

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Professor Emeritus Eleanor Antin

The Uses of Photography: Art, Politics, and the Reinvention of a Medium
24 September 2016 - 2 January 2017
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, La Jolla, 700 Prospect Street, La Jolla, California 92037-4291

Image Credit:
Eleanor Antin, Caught in the Act, 1974.
Image is courtesy of Artist Eleanor Antin, the Voice of San Diego, MCASD La Jolla, and Ronald Feldman Fine Arts.

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