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Stories with subject: Performance art
  • Rachel Rosenthal, theater and performance artist, dies at 88 
    Updated: May-13-15 1:41 pm

    LOS ANGELES - Rachel Rosenthal, the performance and theater artist who embraced environmentalism during a half-century career devoted to the avant-garde, has died in Southern California. She was 88.

  • Chris Burden, who pushed the limits of art, dies at 69 
    Updated: May-11-15 6:56 pm

    LOS ANGELES - When Chris Burden stood in front of a camera in 1971 and had a friend open fire on him with a rifle he was making a bold statement to the world: a new artist had arrived, one who was willing to push the limits of art as far as his imagination would take it.

  • Noted artist Chris Burden dies in Los Angeles at 69 
    Updated: May-10-15 7:04 pm

    LOS ANGELES - Chris Burden, a noted performance artist and sculptor who created a landmark piece at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art using antique city street lamps, has died. He was 69.