Performance Artists

performance artists

Performance art is defined as a type of art that concerns the use of the body of the performer or other contributors in happening or documented actions.

famous performance artists to know


Joseph Beuys (1921 – 1986)


Yoko Ono (1933 – Present)


Vito Acconci (1940 – 2017)


Marina Abramovic (1946 – Present)


Guillermo Gomez-Peña (1955 – Present)


what is performance art?

Performance art is a type of art that is performed live, typically in front of an audience. It can incorporate elements of theater, dance, music, visual art, and other forms of creative expression.  Performance art can take many forms, such as traditional stage performances, street performances, conceptual art, and happenings, and can be performed alone or with a group.