Getting Groped at MoMA: ‘A Welcome Test of Self-Discipline’

A scandalous week for New York art, per the New York Post: first, panic over apparently suicidal statues; now, rampant groping at the MoMA.

According to the Post, “an unspecified number of patrons have been ejected for groping” the nude performers in Marina Abramovic’s The Artist is Present.

No emergency calls or arrests have been made. Still, the lechery can be demoralizing:

Elke Luyten, a 35-year-old performer, called the show a welcome test of self-discipline, even if she occasionally cries while lying under the skeleton.
Getting Groped at MoMA: ‘A Welcome Test of Self-Discipline’