“When painting’s enduring relevance is debated, performance art is often pitched as its polar opposite: one a venerable, hallowed tradition of object making, the other its provocative, ephemeral nemesis.

But Tate Modern’s new show explores a long history of interaction between them that has led to a fertile strand of contemporary art.

“Quite a lot of artists have a painting practice that only comes about because of an engagement with performance,” says Catherine Wood, the Tate’s curator of contemporary art and performance.”  Read the full article here

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Painting meets performance: Helena Almeida’s Inhabited Painting, 1975

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