Thursday, October 21, 2010

Watch James Franco Play Bruce Nauman, Because Why Not?

Posted By on Thu, Oct 21, 2010 at 12:55 PM

A few days ago, between working on his PhD, writing short fiction, interviewing art stars, working on his own art and doing who know what else, James Franco re-enacted Bruce Nauman's seminal video art piece "Art Make-Up" (1967-68, excerpt after the jump) in his Standard Hotel room for filmmaker Alison Chernick. Note the disappointing lack of shirtlessness...

For Franco's next Nauman homage: "Clown Torture"? (ArtInfo)

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