Barbara T. Smith

October 3-31, 1980 Piercing the Corporate Veil

On October 3 I invited people to come to the foyer on the change. Then I left the room, put on white pants and shirt and second floor of the American Hotel (an 80-year-old hotel in made a drawing of the dress on a large tablet provided. And I downtown LA recently purchased by artist […]

Paul McCarthy

October 1, 1980 A PENIS PAINTING APPRECIATED

1973 PENIS BRUSH PAINTING The penis used to apply paint to the front windshield of a Volkswagen.   1980 A PENIS PAINTING APPRECIATED The penis, a male tool, used as a brush to apply a paint to a canvas.  The painting is something to show, a gallery item; to sell, a profit item.  Ace Gallery […]

Johanna Went

October 7, 1980 A Casual Leopard on Her Way Home from Part-Time Job as a Male Exotic Dancer Falls Asleep on the R.T.D., Wakes Up in a Part of L.A. That No One Recognizes

  SONG TITLES: 1. CARNIVAL MOON INNOVATOR 2. PIERCING ENVELOPE 3. GARAGE MIRAGE/HOUSE OF THUNDER 4. 2 FACED DEMON DUMP 5. SOURCE OF TROPICAL OINTMENT 6. POSTAL NUKE MUTE PYRAMID 7. HEY, AM I A BOOK OR WHAT? 8. FINAL YIKES 9. ZOMBIE DELIVERY SERVICE   Performance area is cluttered with props and masks.  Drums […]

Barry Markowitz

October 11, 1980 Think About It Susan

The performance begins in darkness. Two 4′ by 8’ mylar clothesline. She hangs them on the line. The surgeon then mirrors are held horizontally in front of props. A strobe light goes on. The audience sees only its reflection flashing in the mirrors.  The mirrors slowly part revealing Tony sitting at the light table.  The […]