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?

The Case for Yoko Ono, PBS Art Assignment Documentary- video still
Yoko Ono issued instructive prompts in both her art practice and anti-war activism.

The Case for Yoko Ono

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)