Living Performance Art


The Internet’s been freaking out about Kanye West’s latest bid to be the center of all things surreal about our culture: his video for the track “Famous” features breathing sculptures of celebrities who may or may not have given permission for their likenesses to be represented naked, as if asleep, and in bed together. West supposedly “explained” his intention behind the video to Vanity Fair, saying, “Matthew Barney is my Jesus,” and, “it’s a comment on fame.” So that clears everything up. Watch the full video here if you haven’t already.

Liz Wood is a freelance editor, fiction writer, and current student in the NYU MFA program. More from this author →