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MoMA Installation of Joan Jonas’s Mirage Reimagines Original 1976 Performance

NEW YORK, NY.- The Museum of Modern Art presents Performance 7: Mirage by Joan Jonas, a gallery installation by the artist Joan Jonas (American, b. 1936), from December 18, 2009, through May 31, 2010, in The Yoshiko and Akio Morita Gallery. The installation, which recently entered MoMA’s collection, re-imagines Mirage, a groundbreaking performance originally created in 1976 for the screening room of New York’s Anthology Film Archives. For the original performance version of Mirage, Jonas carried out a series