Conceptual and Performance Art: c. 1960 – 1975

Does art need to be a physical thing, an object made of stone or canvas? Could art be an idea enacted, a process, or an environment inhabited and transformed?

Black Mountain College was a highly influential school founded in North Carolina, USA, in 1933 where teaching was experimental and committed to an interdisciplinary approach

Black Mountain College

Yayoi Kusama, Tate video still
Kusama’s experiments with infinity have earned her regard in New York, Japan, and the world over.

Yayoi Kusama (Tate)