One Hundred Live and Die by Bruce Nauman

One Hundred Live and Die by Bruce Nauman One Hundred Live and Die1984Performance ArtNeon tubing mounted on four metal monolithsFukake Publishing Co., Ltd., Naoshima Contemporary Art Museum, Kagawa, Japan One hundred words relating to life and death in four columns with different emotions, actions, and colours, ‘One Hundred Live and Die’ is a simultaneously poetic … Continue reading One Hundred Live and Die by Bruce Nauman

Mapping the Studio I by Bruce Nauman

Mapping the Studio I (Fat Chance John Cage) by Bruce Nauman Mapping the Studio I (Fat Chance John Cage)2001Performance ArtMulti-screen video projectionLannan Foundation, New Mexico In some of his early work, Nauman is focused on his performing ordinary, repetitive tasks in his studio. ‘Mapping the Studio I (Fat Chance John Cage)’ marks a return to … Continue reading Mapping the Studio I by Bruce Nauman

Clown Torture by Bruce Nauman

Clown Torture by Bruce Nauman Clown Torture1987Performance ArtInstallation: two 20-in. colour monitors, two 25-in colour monitors, four speakers, two video projectors, four videotapes (colour, sound)Lannan Foundation, Los Angeles, California, USA Video Art had been absent from Nauman’s work between 1973 to 1985, ‘Clown Torture' is one of his most significant pieces created upon his return … Continue reading Clown Torture by Bruce Nauman