Eleanor Antin Takes Over @Art21

Eleanor Antin Takes Over @Art21


UPDATE: Archived versions of both performances are viewable on Storify:

October 26, 2012 performance
January 30, 2013 performance


On Wednesday, January 30 at 3:00 p.m. EST, artist Eleanor Antin will once again take over Art21's Twitter account (@Art21) for a very special performance as part of Art21's 100 Artists celebration.

The artist performed her first Twitter reading from @Art21 on October 26, 2012 (see the archived performance on Storify).

Through posts of 140 characters or less, the artist will "read" stanzas of a story from her memoir, Conversations with Stalin, before continuing with the remaining two of four New York-based performances. The artist encourages audience participation throughout, and will respond to questions submitted by audience members following the live Twitter "reading."

The event will take place on Wednesday, January 30, from 3:00–4:00 p.m. EST on Twitter. Follow along with @Art21 and the hashtag #AntinCWS, ask questions, and see what else Eleanor Antin has to say.

Already have a question for the artist? Feel free to send them in the via comments below or via Twitter at any time ahead of the performance.


Eleanor Antin: Conversations with Stalin
Reading performances

Monday, January 28, 11:30 a.m., at The Jewish Museum

Tuesday, January 29, 6:00 p.m., at Ronald Feldman Fine Arts

Wednesday, January 30, 3:00 p.m., online with Art21 (@art21; #AntinCWS)

Thursday, January 31, 7:00 p.m., at Brooklyn Museum

Friday, February 1, 6:30 p.m., at Whitney Museum of American Art