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Peaches, on tour in Finland in 2001, displays the battle scars of her hyperphysical performances. "Every night I would jump to my knees," she said in a statement to NPR, "and every day I would say, 'Don't do that tonight.' But then I would do it, until I got so bruised from it I had to stop." Lisa Kannakko/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Genesis Breyer P-Orridge, photographed in New York on Aug. 19, 2007. The artist, best known for their work in the groups Throbbing Gristle and Psychic TV, died on March 14, 2020. Neville Elder/Redferns/Getty Images hide caption

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St. Vincent performs in Park City, Utah in 2017. Photo Illustration: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images and Angela Hsieh/NPR hide caption

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Photo Illustration: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images and Angela Hsieh/NPR