EYE CANDY

Marina Abramovic, Zhang Huan, Tania Bruguera, and More of Today’s Modern-Day Flâneurs

© Marina Abramović. Courtesy Marina Abramović and Sean Kelly Gallery New York.

“Person of the Crowd: The Contemporary Art of Flânerie,” an exhibition at the Barnes Foundation up through May, showcases how artists like Marina Abramovic are redefining the centuries-old concept of simply strolling through cities and observing, from Zhang Huan’s suit made of raw meat, which he wore throughout New York while releasing doves in a sign of compassion, to Pope.L’s journey crawling through Manhattan in a Superman costume, a voyage that took him eight years. Get a look, here.

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Zhang Huan, “My New York: performance,” 2002 Biennial Exhibition, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, 2002.

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© Marina Abramović. Courtesy Marina Abramović and Sean Kelly Gallery New York.

Marina Abramović, “Role Exchange,” Performance, 4 hours, De Appel Gallery, Red Light District, Amsterdam, 1975.

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Marina Abramović, “Role Exchange,” Performance, 4 hours, De Appel Gallery, Red Light District, Amsterdam, 1975.

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Pope.L, “The Great White Way,” 22 miles, 9 years, 1 street (Whitney version), 2001.

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Tania Bruguera, “Displacement, 1998 – 1999.” Medium: Embodying a Nkisi Nkonde icon, Behavior Art.

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Brett Day Windham, “Rosary,” 2008- 2013.

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Eleanor Antin, “Eleanor Antin as The King,” 1972.

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Eleanor Antin, “The Wonder of It All,” 1974-75. From The King of Solana Beach.

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Eleanor Antin, “The Wonder of It All,” 1974-75. From The King of Solana Beach.

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Arman, “Petits Déchets Bourgeois,” 1959, Accumulation of household garbage in wood box with glass cover.

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Brett Day Windham, “Rosary,” 2008- 2013.

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Sanford Biggers, “Duchamp in the Congo,” 1997. Wood, nails, mixed media.

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Sanford Biggers, “Suburban Invasion,” 1998.

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Sanford Biggers, “Suburban Invasion,” 1998.

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Sanford Biggers, “Suburban Invasion,” 1998.

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Keith Haring, “Untitled (Still Alive in ‘85),” 1985. Chalk on paper.

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Ingrid Calame, “g’-kgg kooo-kggkoo- kggkoo,” 2003.