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Visitors Getting Handsy at Abramović Retrospective

Some visitors to MoMA's current Marina Abramović retrospective of live nude performance art are having a hard time keeping their hands to themselves. According to the Times, at least three people have been removed from the gallery for inappropriate touching, and there have been instances of Facebook stalking, rude comments, and visitors physically disrupting performances. In fairness, it can be hard to visit the show without unintentionally touching some naked flesh — New York art critic Jerry Saltz was pretty sure that he accidentally brushed against a male performer's genitals when he attended the show last month. [NYT]

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