Eleanor Antin

Going Home from Roman Allegories, 2004

Eleanor Antin was born in New York City in 1935. An influential performance artist, filmmaker, and installation artist, Antin delves into history—whether of ancient Rome, the Crimean War, the salons of nineteenth-century Europe, or her own Jewish heritage and Yiddish culture—as a way to explore the present.

The Death of Petronius

The Golden Death

The Artist's Studio from "The Last Days of Pompeii"

Sources: Ronald Feldman Gallery / Art:21

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