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"Ms. Finley hasn't lost the power to disturb."—Ben Brantley, The New York Times

No other contemporary performing artist has captured the psychological complexity of this decade's political and social milestones as Karen Finley has in the past ten years. In her inimitable style, Finley has embodied some of the most troubling figures to cast a long shadow on the public imagin...more
Paperback, 220 pages
Published February 22nd 2011 by The Feminist Press at CUNY
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KAREN FINLEYs raw and transgressive performances have long provoked controversy and debate. She has appeared and exhibited her visual art, performances, and plays internationally. The author of many books including A Different Kind of Intimacy , George & Martha , and Shock Treatment , she is a professor at the Tisch School of Art and Public Policy at NYU.

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More about Karen Finley...
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