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Performance from opening of Angela Ellsworth's “Underpinnings”

2009, 3:54

“For her opening of ”Underpinnings“ at the Lisa Sette gallery, Angela Ellsworth had performance artists intermingling with her crowd. Moving like zombies through the throngs of gallery visitors, each sister wife was armed with an object taken from one of the performance pieces illustrated by Ellsworth's embroidered drawings and would act out salient parts of the old performance pieces. Unsuspecting passersby were completely stunned and confused when they would happen upon a sister wife delicately clutching a knife or machine gun or stuffing a rag in her mouth, all of which objects were black.”