Contact theSOPAbout theSOPSupport theSOPWritersEditorsManaging Editors
theSOP logo
Published:March 24th, 2013 10:55 EST

Video! Quirky Actress Tilda Swinton Sleeps In A Glass Box At MoMA

By Robert Paul Reyes

"That was Tilda Swinton, sleeping in a glass box at New York`s Museum of Modern Art.

The work was described as "living artist, glass, steel, mattress, pillow, linen, water, and spectacles.`


According to the New York Daily News, the Oscar winner`s installation is part of a performance art series called "The Maybe," which first premiered in 1995 at London`s Serpentine Gallery."

USA Today

Tilda Swinton, 52, has unconventional looks, and she`s kind of quirky as evidenced by her participation in this performance art publicity stunt.

Swinton is fully clothed, and she doesn`t mug for the spectators, she may toss and turn a bit, but she remains in a sleeping position throughout her performance.

If New York`s Museum of Modern Art is trying to instill a curiosity and appreciation of art they would be well-advised to hire Angelina Jolie for this performance art gig.

If Angelina were encased in a glass box, dressed in her lingerie, sleeping in a bed, the line at the museum would be a mile long.

Read More:

Photo Credit:

Follow Robert Paul Reyes on Twitter: