Fall 2011, Vol. 70, No. 3

Art Journal Fall 2011

In This Issue

Katy Siegel, Reconstruction, 5

Centennial Essay

Krista Thompson, A Sidelong Glance: The Practice of African Diaspora Art History in the United States, 6

Forum: Performance, Live or Dead

Art Journal Fall 2011

Amelia Jones, Introduction, 32

Ron Athey, Getting It Right . . . Zooming Closer, 38

Sven Lutticken, Performing Time, 41

Sharon Hayes, The Not-Event, 45

Sophia Yadong Hao, Memory Is Not Transparent, 46

Branislav Jakovljević, On Performance Forensics: The Political Economy of Reenactments, 50

William Pope.L, Canary in the Coal Mine, 55

Helen Reckitt, To Make Time Appear, 58


Miwako Tezuka, Experimentation and Tradition: The Avant-Garde Play Pierrot Lunaire by Jikken Kōbō and Takechi Tetsuji, 64

Sarah Kanouse, Take It to the Air: Radio as Public Art, 86


Lisa Florman on Kenneth Silver, ed., Classicism and Chaos: Art in France, Italy, and Germany, 1918–1936, and the exhibition Chaos and Classicism: Art in France, Italy, and Germany, 1918–1936, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York and Bilbao, 2010–11; Robert Slifkin on Elisabeth Sussman and Lynn Zelavanksy, eds., Paul Thek: Diver, A Retrospective, and the exhibition Paul Thek: Diver, A Retrospective, Whitney Museum of American Art, 2010–11, and Harald Falckenberg and Peter Weibel, eds., Paul Thek: Artist’s Artist; Jaleh Mansoor on Rosalyn Deutsche, Hiroshima after Iraq: Three Studies in Art and War; Lara Weibgen on Victor Tupitsyn, The Museological Unconscious: Communal (Post)Modernism in Russia, Boris Groys, History Becomes Form: Moscow Conceptualism, and Matthew Jesse Jackson, The Experimental Group: Ilya Kabakov, Moscow Conceptualism, Soviet Avant-Gardes

Letters, 113