By Amelia Proud. A woman who wore a meat dress was never going to be massively phased by even the most ghoulish piece of performance art. But still, there was an incredible nonchalance about Lady Gaga as she scooped fake blood sauce from a woman's naked body at the 20th annual benefit for the Watermill Center. After the dinner and auction, hosted by Alan Cumming, guests danced with several women wearing nothing but body paint. Getting into the mix: Gaga was fascinated by the interactive art on display. Gaga, then spotted the woman covered in blood, an onlooker told the NY Post : 'There was a casket with a totally naked woman laying in what looked like a pool of blood.
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Gaga took part in the Abramovic Method last week at a three-day retreat in upstate New York, according to the statement. The video opens with her lying on a wooden floor fully clothed while singing a single note for an extended period. The singing continues, with Gaga in different environments including standing in a stream in the rain, then blindfolded and naked in the woods, finally surrounded by what appear to be large chunks of quartz crystal. The video is not suitable for family viewing, so curious readers will have to search it out for themselves. Review: One Direction brings the party to Staples Center. Jack Clement, influential country and rock figure, dies at
Lady Gaga hugs a bunch of crystals in a bizarre video supporting Marina Abramovic's upstate New York institute. Vimeo video still. Lady Gaga is back to her old attention-grabbing ways, and this time she's getting naked and weird for The Marina Abramovic Institute in Hudson, N. The "Born This Way" singer appears in a new promotional video completely nude to help Abramovic get support for a Kickstarter campaign. Gaga appears at first fully clothed and chanting in long vocal drones. The year-old Grammy winning artist then bares her breasts and, wearing only a blindfold, stretches in the woods. Later, she hugs a giant crystal on a wood floor and then sits on it, still nude. Yoga and art enthusiasts are likely already familiar with Abramovic, who appeared in Jay Z's "Picasso Baby" performance art video last week.
Lady Gaga has never been shy about showing off her body. And Marina Abramovic has never had a problem getting performance-art-weird in front of a room of strangers. Put these two things together and what do you get? Lady Gaga howling some kind of bird call as she poses naked in a field. And it's all on video for your viewing pleasure!