The Artist's Body: A survey of the use of the artist's body in 20th-century art

The Artists Body

Edited by Tracey Warr, with a survey by Amelia Jones

Beginning with such key artists as Marcel Duchamp and Jackson Pollock, this book examines a selection of the most significant players who have used their bodies to create their art – among them, in the 1960s Carolee Scheemann, Rudolf Schwarzkogler, Yoko Ono; in the 1970s, Chris Burden, Ana Mendieta, Vito Acconci, Marina Abramovic; up to the turn of the millennium, Matthew Barney, Marc Quinn, Tracey Emin and Mona Hatoum.

Project cited: Divided By Resistance, Bruce Gilchrist in collaboration with Jonny Bradley, 1996, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London. In Extended And Prosthetic Bodies, p. 188. Photography by Bonnie Venture.

Phaidon Press Limited