Celebrity lies, eyes closed, for six hours as part of an installation at the MoMA museum in NYC.

This article titled “Tilda Swinton sleeps in glass box for art installation at MoMA” was written by Matt Williams, for guardian.co.uk on Sunday 24th March 2013 19.01 UTC

Tilda Swinton has reprised her occasional role as woman sleeping in glass box, this time taking the art-house performance to New York.

Visitors to the Museum of Modern Art were treated over the weekend to a view of the Scottish actor in a state of slumber for a piece titled The Maybe.

It is not the first time the Oscar-winner has been caught napping. The live art piece – a collaboration with friend Cornelia Parker – debuted at the Serpentine Gallery in London’s Hyde Park in 1995. It was repeated a year later at the Museo Barracco in Rome.

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