“A clear and accurate history of . . . a continuous development of enormous consequence to the most adventurous twentieth-century art."—Robert RosenblumThis pioneering book has now been expanded with a new chapter that brings it into the second decade of the twenty-first century, mapping the global rise of performance to the present day. RoseLee Goldberg explores contemporary artists’ approaches to politics, tradition, social engagement, and the art world itself, while evaluating the changing status of performance and its ever-increasing relevance to artists and audiences.