HeARTy Birthday, Pat Oleszko!

In case you ever start to take yourself, or especially your art, too seriously you should spend a little time with New York’s inflatable art vamp, the Grande Dame of ribald performance art, Pat Oleszko.

She’s a complete loon.

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Pat has cut a sassy swath from burlesque dives to NYC’s Museum of Modern Art, with her unrepentant comic, and social critiques using film, performances, and installations.

She has even performed “Shakespeare in the Bark.”

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Here she is as “The Pasta Madonna” from the Roamin’ Holiday: A View From a Broad.

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And here as “The Glad-He-Ate-Her” from the Roamin’ Holiday: A View From a Broad.

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Go see lots more at her website and then, lean out a window wherever you are, and shout out “HeARTy Birthday, Pat Oleszko!” because today’s her happy day!!

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