Michael Rees: Live Life!

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Posted: 08/11/07
Duration: 8:00
Producer: NewArtTV
Views: 10668

Artist and computerized sculpture pioneer Michael Rees stars in a performance at the Matthew Barney Studio Long Island City, NY, April 2007. In the wake of his own mother's death Rees and backup singers do a rendition of the William Shatner/Ben Folds song, "Live life like you're gonna die" (opening lyrics below) before an audience of hundreds, including many NY art world notables. Brief before/after interviews with Michael bookend the performance.

Live life
Live life like you're gonna die
Because you're gonna
I hate to be the bearer of bad news
But you're gonna die
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