"I wanted to mix things up,” [artist Tara] Mathison said. “I was just trying to think about fashion and how it relates to art and how pop culture relates to art and how all of these things have the power to make people do things.”Well, I didn't see it, so I can't comment, other than to say that I think the value of this sort of thing depends on the quality and detail of the performance. There's an early Eric Bogosian video where he -- dressed in jeans and a man's shirt -- dances in the style of a female erotic dancer, and it's quite brilliant and hilarious.
March 21, 2006
"Men in Speedos in poses customarily taken by women on MTV’s spring break programs and 'Girls Gone Wild.'"
It's performance art -- here in Madison -- inquiring into the meaning of Spring Break.