"Cut Piece" Performance

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Yoko Ono's "Cut Piece" performed by Taubman Curatorial Coordinator Eva Thornton.

In "Cut Piece," one of Yoko Ono's performance pieces first presented in 1964, a single performer sits on the stage wearing his or her best clothing. A pair of scissors is placed nearby and it is announced that the audience may cut pieces of the performer's clothing to keep. The performer remains motionless throughout the performance. 

Thursday, December 19th  |  7:00pm
Taubman Museum of Art Black Box Theater

This event is free and open to the public. Seating on a first come first served basis. 

For more information on the history and meaning of "Cut Piece," visit Yoko Ono's Imagine Peace website. 

Yoko Ono - Cut Piece 1964 Performed by the artist on September 15, 2003 Theatre Le Ranelagh, Paris, France Photo by Ken McKay © Yoko Ono