In an act of enormous endurance, for nearly three months from March to May 2010, the 62-year-old artist will perform seven hours a day for five days a week and ten on Fridays (when the museum is open late), only resting on Tuesdays when MoMA is closed—586 hours in total.
The Art Newspaper can reveal that the new work will involve wooden shelves, each about the size of a desktop, mounted in a zig-zag pattern from the floor to around 50 feet high on the north wall of MoMA’s towering atrium. Ladders connecting the shelves will have rungs made of upturned knife blades making ascent or descent impossible. via…
Marking my calendar now. I have wanted to see one of her performance pieces for quite a while and I refuse to miss that.
Hear that? Refuse.