Critical Writing Index

Bloody Intruder Storms AGO: Did Istvan Kantor Enhance or Defile Warhol's Disasters Show?

by Linda Dawn Hammond

Now, Aug. 10 Summer, 2006, v. 25, no. 50

This News article reports Istvan Kantor's intrusion on the Andy Warhol exhibit at the AGO on August 4th. Kantor's performance entitled Deadly Gift (Transfusion AGO) is part of his Blood campaign series which he began in the 1970's. Kantor arrived at noon with Alexander Bran and Richard K to strip and pose as a red X infront of Warhols red disaster. Audience reviews were mixed and ranged from acceptance as part of the show to repulsion.

ITEM 2006.047 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

Deadly Gift (Transfusion AGO)Istvan Kantor