Seven international museums including the Van Abbe Museum in Eindhoven are commissioning locked-down artists to create new Balcony Performances, now the De Facto Art Form of the COVID-19 Era .

The catalyzing idea was Sanja Iveković’s historic 1979 work called Triangle, in which the Croatian artist carried out an 18-minute public performance on her balcony to protest the communist president Tito’s visit to Zagreb, which was then in Yugoslavia. In the provocative work, Iveković read, drank whisky, and gestured as though she was masturbating until a security official came and ordered her back inside. READ THE FULL ARTICLE at ARTNET News