Bobby Baker is one of the most widely acclaimed and popular performance artists working today. This fully illustrated book brings together for the first time an account of Baker's career as an artist with critical commentary by reviewers and academic practitioners.
This title includes Bobby Baker's own 'Chronicle' of her work as artist and performer; transcripts of Baker's performances and other original materials reproduced for the first time and illuminating critical writing about Baker's shows.
Contributors: Michelle Barrett, Griselda Pollock and Adrian Heathfield.
Routledge, London, 2007, 276 pages, black & white and colour photographs throughout, 17.5cm x 24.5cm.
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