"At this time in my life, I’m ready to accept or own a kind of romance and melancholy or melodrama that I wasn’t ready to reveal before. It was always there in my inner life as an artist, but I was too afraid to share it."
PREVIEW: Janine Antoni in Season 2 of "Art in the Twenty-First Century" (2003)
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Janine Antoni's work blurs the distinction between performance art and sculpture. Antoni transforms everyday activities such as eating, bathing, and sleeping into ways of making art, such as painting and sculpting. Themes in her work include mortality, desire and the body.
Janine Antoni is featured in the Season 2 episode "Loss & Desire" of the Art21 series "Art in the Twenty-First Century".