Lady Gaga says it's always been her ambition to make performance art mainstream because she believes it's important for the music industry.
Lady GaGa says it's always been her ambition to make performance art mainstream.
The 'Edge of Glory' hitmaker is known just as much for her on-stage performances and eccentric outfits as she is for her singing voice, which is something she's proud of because it's always been important to her.
She told The Guardian newspaper: "When I was really young, I was fascinated with performance artists - Leigh Bowery, Klaus Nomi. And when I got older I became fascinated with Yoko Ono and Marina Abramovic. I grew up with them, and sort of naturally became the artist I am today. It wasn't until I started to play out in New York and my friends said, 'Look how much that has influenced you', that I realised it.
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Here he's re-imagined as an "outrageous and outlandish artist" whose band Minty was prone to incorporate stunts like having Bowery lie on the ground in a dress, scream, and have a "blood"-covered naked woman crawl out from between his splayed legs as if she'd just been born. Here he's eulogized repeatedly by his friends and contemporaries -- all of whom try to re-up one another with a more outrageous costume than the previous person on camera -- with everyone waxing upon how important Bowery was to "the scene."
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However, according to the PAGESIX website, O'Donnell's bizarre antics have left the crew bewildered.
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