Interesting Art-World Gossip

January 12th, 2005 · No Comments · Artists

Via it seems that artists Chris Burden and Nancy Rubins (his wife) have resigned from UCLA in protest because a student in Burden’s New Genre class fired a gun during an in-class performance, and apparently, the school chose not to reprimand the student. The irony, of course, is that Burden is best known for his own 1971 performance, Shoot, when he had a friend shoot him in the arm in a gallery.

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