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The Art of Participation: 1950 to Now

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    Lygia Clark, Diálogo: Óculos (Dialogue: Goggles), 1968; Clark Family Collection, Rio de Janeiro; photo: Eduardo Clark, courtesy "The World of Lygia Clark" Cultural Association; © 2008 "The World of Lygia Clark" Cultural Association

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    Abramoviæ/Ulay, Imponderabilia (photographic documentation), 1977; performance at the Galleria Communale d'Arte, Bologna, Italy, 1977, courtesy the artist and Sean Kelly Gallery, New York; photo: Giovanna dal Magro; © 2008 Marina Abramoviæ and Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn, Germany

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    Francis Alÿs (in collaboration with Rafael Ortega), Re-enactments (video still), 2001; Courtesy the artist and David Zwirner Gallery, New York; photo: courtesy the artist; © 2008 Francis Alÿs

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    Francis Alÿs (in collaboration with Rafael Ortega), Re-enactments (video still), 2001; Courtesy the artist and David Zwirner Gallery, New York; photo: courtesy the artist; © 2008 Francis Alÿs

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    George Brecht, Water Yam, 1963; label designed by George Maciunas; courtesy the Gilbert and Lila Silverman Fluxus Collection, Detroit; photo: Brad Iverson; © 2008 Gilbert and Lila Silverman Fluxus Collection

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    c a l c and Johannes Gees, communimage (screenshot),1999–present; online project (http://www.communimage.net); courtesy the artists; photo: courtesy the artist; © 2008 c a l c and Johannes Gees

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    Lygia Clark, Rede de elástico [Elastic Net] (film still), 1973; Clark Family Collection, Rio de Janeiro; photo: Eduardo Clark, courtesy "The World of Lygia Clark" Cultural Association; © 2008 "The World of Lygia Clark" Cultural Association

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    VALIE EXPORT, TAPP- und TASTKINO (TAP and TOUCH CINEMA), 1968; Generali Foundation Collection, Vienna; photo: Werner Schulz, © 2008 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VBK, Vienna

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    John Cage, 4'33", excerpt from A Tribute to John Cage by Nam June Paik (video still), 1973/1976; Collection SFMOMA: photo: courtesy SFMOMA; © 2008 Nam June Paik Studio and John Cage Trust

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    Tom Marioni, FREE BEER (The Act of Drinking Beer with Friends Is the Highest Form of Art), 1970–79; installation view at SFMOMA; collection SFMOMA; photo: Ben Blackwell; © 2008 Tom Marioni

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    Matthias Gommel, Delayed, 2002; installation view at Klangriffe Festival, Hochschule für Gestaltung Karlsruhe, 2003; courtesy the artist; photo: courtesy the artist; © 2008 Matthias Gommel

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    Kit Galloway and Sherrie Rabinowitz, Hole-in-Space (photographic documentation), 1980; live two-way telecommunication event between New York and Los Angeles; courtesy the artists; photo: courtesy the artists; © 2008 Galloway and Rabinowitz

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    Felix Gonzalez-Torres, "Untitled," 1992/1993; installation view at SFMOMA; Collection SFMOMA; Photo: Ben Blackwell; © 2008 the Felix Gonzalez-Torres Foundation

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    Lynn Hershman Leeson, Life² [Life Squared] (screenshot), 2006–present; online project (http://slurl.com/secondlife/NEWare/128/128/0); collection of the artist; image capture: Jeff Aldrich, courtesy Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, and bitforms gallery, New York; © 2008 Lynn Hershman Leeson

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    Jochen Gerz, The Gift, 2000; installation view at Le Fresnoy, Studio National des Arts Contemporain, Tourcoing, France, 2000; photo: courtesy the artist; © 2008 Jochen Gerz and Artist Rights Society (ARS), New York/VG Bild-Kunst Bonn, Germany

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    Hans Haacke, News, 1969/2005; courtesy the artist; photo: Ellen Wilson, installation view at Paula Cooper Gallery, New York; © 2008 Hans Haacke/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

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    Erwin Wurm, One Minute Sculptures (detail), 1997; collection of the artist; photo: Kuzuyuki Matsumoto; © 2008 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VBK, Vienna

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    Erwin Wurm, One Minute Sculptures (detail), 1997; collection of the artist; photo: Kuzuyuki Matsumoto; © 2008 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VBK, Vienna

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    The Art of Participation, installation view at San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; photo: Ian Reeves, courtesy SFMOMA

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    The Art of Participation, installation view at San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; photo: Ian Reeves, courtesy SFMOMA

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    The Art of Participation, installation view at San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; photo: Ian Reeves, courtesy SFMOMA

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    The Art of Participation, installation view at San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; photo: Ian Reeves, courtesy SFMOMA

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    The Art of Participation, installation view at San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; photo: Ian Reeves, courtesy SFMOMA

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    The Art of Participation, installation view at San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; photo: Ian Reeves, courtesy SFMOMA

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